3119 New Science Facility
Began teaching at NMU in 1999
- Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995. Geography specializing in Geoarchaeology
- M.A. University of Wyoming, 1990. Geography specializing in Geoarchaeology with minors in Geomorphology and Archaeology
- B.S. Northern Michigan University, 1987. Earth Science with minors in Anthropology and Biology
- GC 100 Physical Geography
- GC 202 Soils
- GC 489 Human Impact Upon the Environment
- GC 495 Special Topics in Geography
Geoarchaeology, environmental history, traditional Native American use of the landscape, and with a regional specialization in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the northern Great Lakes; cultural resource surveys using geoscience techniques including soil stratigraphic analyses, remote sensing, and geomorphology.
Anderton, J.B., R. Legg, and R. Regis (2010). Geoarchaeological Approaches to Site Location Modeling and Archaeological Survey in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan USA. The Wisconsin Archaeologist 90, p. 19-30.
Anderton, J.B. (2009). The Jewel in the Crown: An Environmental History of Presque Isle Park, Marquette, MI. Center for Upper Peninsula Studies, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.
Battle, Jean and John B. Anderton (2008). Isle Royale National Park. Book chapter in “Michigan [:] Geography and Geology,” Pearson Publishing (edited by Randy Schatzel)
Anderton, J.B. (2004) “Geoarchaeological Context of Grand Island, Michigan,” Mid-Continental Journal of Archaeology 29(2).
Loope, W.L, T.G. Fisher, H.M. Jol, R.J. Goble, J.B. Anderton, and W.L. Blewett. (2004) “A Holocene history of dune-mediated landscape change along the southeastern shore of Lake Superior,” Geomophology 61, p. 303-322.
Anderton, J.B., R. Regis, and J. Paquette (2004) “Geoarchaeological Context for Late Paleo-Indian Archaeology in the North –Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan USA” in The Late Palaeo-Inidan Great Lakes: Geological and Archaeological Investigations of Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene Environments, edited by L. Jackson and A. Hinshelwood, Mercury Series, Archaeology Paper 165, Canadian Museum of Civilization. Gatineau, Quebec.
Loope, W. L. and J. B. Anderton with contributions from others (2002) Deglaciation and Holocene Landscape Evolution, Eastern Upper Michigan. Field Guide, Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference, Grand Marais, Michigan, May 2002.
Anderton, J. B. (1999) “Native American, Fire-Maintained Blueberry Patches in the Coastal Pine Forests of the Northern Great Lakes.” The Great Lakes Geographer, Volume 6 (Numbers 1 and 2).
Dunham, S. and J. B. Anderton (1999) “Late Archaic Radiocarbon Dates from the Popper Site, Grand Island, Michigan.” Michigan Archaeologist (1999), Vol. 45 (No. 1).
Anderton, J. B. (1999) “The Soil-Artifact Context Model: A Geoarchaological Approach to Paleoshoreline Site Dating in Northern Michigan” Geoarchaeology, An International Journal Vol. 14 (Number 3).