Promoting Archaeological Synthesis to Advance Science and Benefit Society
CfAS fosters collaborative research by connecting scholars, building research teams, and by breaking down institutional, disciplinary, and societal barriers.
Upcoming Synthesis Events
Synthesis often involves integrating archaeological and environmental data. SKOPE (Synthesizing Knowledge of Past Environments) is a free web application that provides easy access to tree-ring based annual retrodictions of precipitation
Article on ArchaeoEcology
Data Quality and Reuse for Archaeological Synthesis
Become an Associate
CfAS Associates are individuals who are committed to open science, open methods, and transdisciplinary research that brings archaeological evidence to bear on contemporary issues.
Become a Partner
CfAS partners are established private and public organizations that provide their expertise, services, and facilities to support the initiatives of CfAS.
CfAS works in partnership with the Center for Collaborative Synthesis in Archaeology (CCSA) at the University of Colorado Boulder to achieve a shared mission and vision. Coalition members help CfAS define topics and shape collaborative research initiatives that CCSA administers, leads, and communicates to scientific and public audiences. A memorandum of understanding between the two organizations orients our collective efforts.