Jerome H. King, MA

Jerome King
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Jay is the current President of Far Western. He attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, for his undergraduate degree, graduating in 1991, and Simon Fraser University for his master’s degree, graduating in 1997. Jay has worked as an archaeologist in California and the Great Basin since 1991; he began working at Far Western in 1999 and became a principal at the company in 2015.  He also serves as a Principal Investigator on projects throughout California and Nevada. He specializes in information management and analysis. As a founder of our GIS and Cartography group, Jay has completed a number of landscape-level sensitivity models and geoarchaeological studies, sample survey designs, large-scale cultural resources data-acquisition and maintenance projects, as well as custom application development. As an archaeologist, he has led and contributed to a wide variety of inventory, testing, and data-recovery projects. His work has been published in American Antiquity, the Journal of Archaeological Science, the American Museum of Natural History Anthropological Papers, the Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology, and other outlets. 

 

Inventory
Evaluation and Testing
Effects Mitigation
Geoarchaeology
Sensivity and Constraints
Environmental Planning Support
GIS and Cartography
Monitoring
Public Outreach and Interpretation

Jay’s Featured Projects

  • Ruby Pipeline
  • Caltrans Cultural Resources Database and Legacy Data Collection
  • Battle Mountain Pasture

Jay’s Featured Publications

Hildebrandt, W., K. McGuire, J. King, A. Ruby, and D.C. Young

2016

Prehistory of Nevada’s Northern Tier: Archaeological Investigations along the Ruby Pipeline. American Museum of Natural History Anthropological Papers, Number 101.

Duke, Daron, and Jerome H. King

2014

A GIS Model for Predicting Wetland Habitat in the Great Basin at the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition and Implications for Paleoindian Archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Science 49:276-291.

Duke, Daron, and Jerome H. King

2014

A GIS Model for Predicting Wetland Habitat in the Great Basin at the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition and Implications for Paleoindian Archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Science 49:276-291.

McGuire, Kelly R., William R. Hildebrandt, Amy J. Gilreath, Jerome H. King, and John E. Berg

2013

The Prehistory of Gold Butte: A Virgin River Hinterland, Clark County, Nevada. University of Utah Anthropological Papers No. 127. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hildebrandt, William R., and Jerome H. King

2012

Distinguishing between Darts and Arrows in the Archaeological Record: Implications for Technological Change in the American West. American Antiquity 77:789-799.

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