George (Rip) Rapp is Regents Professor Emeritus of Geoarchaeology and was formerly director of the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Minnesota. Christopher L. Hill is an assistant professor in the department of anthropology at Boise State University, Boise, Idaho.
"Probably the most comprehensive treatise on geoarchaeology yet written."-Vance Haynes, University of Arizona -- Vance Haynes "Rapp and Hill provide the single most comprehensive guide to basic principles in the field of Geoarchaeology. The text is an essential resource for teaching earth science applications to undergraduate archaeologists."-Andrea Freeman, University of Calgary -- Andrea Freeman