Associate Research Scientist, Archaeology

Contact Info

Institution: Desert Research Institute

Phone: (775) 674-7110

Address: 2215 Raggio Parkway, Reno, Nevada 89512, US


Research Disciplines

  • Geographic Information Systems

  • Photography/Image Design

  • Remote Sensing

  • Spatial Analysis

  • Archeology

  • Geoarcheology

  • Prehistorical

  • Environmental Chemistry

  • Geology

  • Soil Resources

Research Interests

drones, commercial UAS pilot, GIS, image data acquisition and processing, geologic mapping, geomorphic mapping, geomorphology, soils, geochemistry, XRF


  • Cultural Resources Support, USAG Fort Hunter Liggett, California - CESU Cooperative Agreement W9126G-19-2-0069
  • Rock Art Management Support, USAG Fort Hunter Liggett, California - CESU Cooperative Agreement W9126G-20-2-0031


Mr. Page is a geoarchaeologist with more than 20 years of diverse professional experience throughout western North America. He has acquired a varied skillset and an interdisciplinary focus in both archaeology and various aspects of geology, geomorphology, soils, and geochemistry. He is an FAA Certified sUAS Pilot with extensive flight experience. He managed the DRI Soil laboratory for 4 years and currently manages multiple large CRM and geological focused projects for various federal agencies. His specialties include XRF applications to toolstone sourcing and soils analysis, GIS applications, UAS data acquisition and processing, and geologic/geomorphic mapping.


  • Utah State University, B.S. Geology, 2001
  • University of Nevada, Reno, M.A. Anthropology, 2008