Archaeological Research Laboratory
Located in Sabin Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus, the Archaeological Research Laboratory (ARL) provides research space for archaeologists from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Department of Anthropology. The Archaeological Research Laboratory currently supports offices for...
- UWM Cultural Resource Management (UWM-CRM)
- Program in Midwestern Archaeology (PIMA)
- Old World Archaeology
- Latin American Archaeology
- Cahokia Mounds Research Facility
The ARL encompasses 10,000 square feet of space devoted to offices, artifact processing areas, special collections space, computing facilities, photographic and cartographic studios, and storage.
The ARL owns all the necessary equipment for conducting archaeological field and laboratory investigations including vehicles, transits, cameras, screens, excavation tools, scales, and microscopes. ARL special collections include topographic maps, comparative faunal and floral collections, microfilm of the original land survey records for Wisconsin and Illinois, and artifacts and records from previous research. Regularly updated copies of the archaeological site files for southeast Wisconsin and most of northern Illinois are maintained also.