Archaeologist & Ethnographic Specialist - Seattle Office
Ron Adams has been with HRA since 2019 and has more than 20 years of experience working in archaeology in the Pacific Northwest. Ron has worked as a supervisor for Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III CRM field projects for more than 12 years, directing fieldwork for a wide variety of large-scale projects in the region for electrical transmission lines, natural gas pipelines, channel dredging, transportation, and wind farms. He also has completed ethnographic studies in the Pacific Northwest region for CRM projects and ethnoarchaeological studies in Indonesia based on his graduate work at Simon Fraser University and later research collaborations. He has authored numerous technical reports for CRM projects, has prepared federal Archaeological Resources Protection Act permit applications, and has successfully obtained archaeological excavation permits in the states of Washington and Oregon. In addition, Ron has prepared research designs for National Register of Historic Places eligibility evaluative testing and data recovery excavations, monitoring plans, and inadvertent discovery plans. Ron has presented the results of his work in publications and presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. Beyond work, Ron enjoys spending as much time as possible outside in the mountains, sea, or simply running, biking, or walking through the local Seattle area.
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