Texas Archaeological Desktop Reviews

Texas archaeological desktop reviews play a critical role in ensuring the preservation of cultural resources during development projects in Texas. At ESE, our team of experts can guide you through the process. Our archaeological desktop reviews in Texas involve analyzing data sources to identify potential areas of archaeological significance in a proposed project area. This information is crucial in designing projects that minimize impacts on cultural resources.


At ESE we specialize in conducting archaeological desktop reviews in Texas. We use the latest technologies and techniques to conduct our reviews and work closely with our clients to ensure that all concerns are addressed. Our team conducts a thorough review of all available data sources and provides detailed reports outlining our findings. We also develop a plan that minimizes impacts on Cultural heritage and ensures compliance with state and federal laws.

Texas archaeological desktop reviews are an essential part of our services, and our team has extensive experience conducting these reviews for a wide range of development projects throughout the state. We understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented by different regions of Texas, and we tailor our review process accordingly.


Our team follows a four-step process when conducting archaeological desktop reviews:

  • Literature Review. Our team conducts a literature review of all available data sources, including historical maps, reports, and other documents.
  • Site Reconnaissance. We conduct site reconnaissance to visually inspect the proposed development area and identify any visible cultural resources.
  • Analysis and Evaluation. Our team analyzes all collected data to determine if any Heritages resources may be impacted by the proposed development.
  • Report Preparation. We prepare a detailed report outlining our findings and provide recommendations on how to minimize impacts on cultural resources.


Our team of professionals at ESE has experience working with private developers, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. We pride ourselves on our expertise in conducting Texas archaeological desktop reviews and our ability to adapt our review process to meet the specific needs of our clients. We are well-versed in state and federal regulations and use the latest technologies and techniques to conduct our reviews.

Archaeological desktop reviews in Texas are a critical component of ensuring that development projects are carried out responsibly and sustainably. Our team at ESE is committed to providing the highest level of service to our clients, and we are always available to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.