Kristina VanderMeer

Email: kvanderm@sfu.ca

M.A.: SFU Heritage Resource Management M.A. Candidate

B.A.: Simon Fraser University, Archaeology, 2015

Others Credentials: Post-baccalaureate, SFU, 2018

Supervisor: Dr. Ross Jamieson

Research Areas: Indigenous Archaeology, Northwest Coast Archaeology, Urban Archaeology, potential modelling

Introduction:

I am a consulting archaeologist who has worked throughout British Columbia since 2013. Since 2015, I have had the fortune to work in the Lower Mainland with both səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh) and kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nations. I am the sole proprietor of a small archaeology firm, K. VanderMeer Archaeology, and I am currently working with Brown and Oakes Archaeology, primarily in Kwikwetlem territory. I am an Associate member of the BCAPA (British Columbia Association of Professional Archaeologists) and both a Coastal and Interior Field Director.

M.A. Research:

I intend to investigate archaeological potential modelling and how it is applied to urban environments, with a specific focus on how extensive land modification can impact assessments of potential. I plan to use the Riverview Lands in Coquitlam, BC as a case study.

Other Activities: Outside of work I can be found baking bread, visiting local brewpubs, playing board games, and eating ice cream with my kiddo.

Publications:

Consultants’ Reports Contributing Author:

2019 (Amec Foster Wheeler). BC Hydro Interior to Lower Mainland Transmission Project Final Permit Report HIP 2014-172, SAP 2013-0284, 2013-0286, 2013-0315, 2014-192. Consultants' report on file, Archaeology Branch, Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, Victoria, BC.

2017 (Amec Foster Wheeler). Peace Region Electricity Supply Project Archaeological Impact Assessment: Final Permit Report 2014-0270. Consultants' report on file, Archaeology Branch, Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, Victoria, BC.

2017 (Amec Foster Wheeler). New Gold Blackwater Gold Project Archaeological Impact Assessment: Permit Report 2012-0295. Consultants' report on file, Archaeology Branch, Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, Victoria, BC.

Images: 

On survey in Coquitlam watershed, BC.

Asbestos abatement near Lougheed highway, Coquitlam, BC

 

Rockshelter excavation near Barnes Lake, BC