Houston Archeology Surveys

Houston Archeology Surveys

Houston archeology surveys document historic and prehistoric archaeological information for projects in Harris, Montgomery, Waller, Fort Bend, Liberty, Wharton, Galveston, Chambers, San Jacinto, Walker, and Brazoria Counties. Archeological investigation determine what archaeological resources are present within a given area and determine their significance and status. Resources appear as objects, structures or features greater than 50 years of age.


Research and Survey Methods

Houston archeology surveys follow methods and guidelines put forth by the Council of Texas Archeologists, as updated in 2020. Archeological surveys may include:

  • Phase I Archaeological Survey & Monitoring
  • National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) eligibility testing and NRHP property listing services
  • Mechanically Augmented Survey & Testing


Project Development and Regulatory Requirements for archeology surveys in Houston TX

Federal laws and regulations protect historic sites, cultural resources, and antiquities. Many times, development of a property in Houston TX will require federal or state permitting or state funds are being utilized to fund the undertaking. In most of these cases, Houston archeology surveys are required. Ensure your project follows compliance with ESE Partners.


More about Environmental Science and Engineering Partners (ESE Partners)

ESE Partners provides environmental problem solving to a number of industries, including:

  • Oil and Gas
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Insurance Providers
  • Private Equity and Capital Investors
  • Local/State/Federal Government Agencies
  • Developers
  • Municipalities
  • Brownfields Developers
  • Financial Institutions

With headquarters in Houston, TX, ESE Partners is an environmental consulting firm that works responsibly and provides expert environmental problem solving. Comprised of scientists and environmental engineers, the team at ESE Partners can provide comprehensive Houston archeology surveys, Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments, risk assessments, permitting, planning, and compliance that meets regulations.

If you are carrying out any development requiring state or federal permitting or if state funding is involved, you may need to have an archeology survey in Houston TX carried out. This effort will identify archeological features above and below the surface and will determine if additional phases of work are needed.  If you’re in doubt, we can help you determine if you need a survey. Contact us to learn more about the high-quality cultural resources services and archeology surveys in Houston TXprovided by ESE Partners.