Total Station Skills Workshop

Trimble_Total_Station_DR_200_02_(fcm)Have you ever been at an excavation and seen an archaeologist peer into this contraption? Wondered what it does and how to use it yourself? Well, wonder no more!

For our first workshop in our Archaeological Skills Workshop Series, archaeologist Bill Ankele (OU) will teach you to use a total station and how archaeologists use it to map sites.

During this 7-hour workshop (8 AM to 4 PM with an hour for lunch), you will have the opportunity to use a robotic total station (RTS) and then to see how data collected with it is used in the lab.  You will get hands-on experience with the RTS by mapping a landscape and associated features.  After lunch, a during the “lab” session, you will learn how the data you collected, and data from other projects, is used by archaeologists with the digital mapping software ESRI ArcMap.  By participating in this workshop, you will gain insight into a rarely taught field and lab method to see what goes on behind the scenes and out of the dirt!

total station workshop flyer_oct 2017This workshop will be held 3 times in October in 3 different places – so find the location nearest you today! We also are making our first, inaugural workshop FREE to attend. But spaces are limited to 10 participants per workshop, so reserve your spot today by clicking your location below!

If you want to attend a workshop but could not register in time, please email us at to get on the wait list. If you registered but cannot attend, please email us at the same email to cancel your reservation!