Earth Search, Inc Mail: esi@earth-search.com

Survey (Phase I), Testing (Phase II), and mitigation (Phase III) of Archaeological & Historical Resource Investigations.

Archaeological Services


Earth Search, Incorporated (ESI)

A Cultural Resources Management Consulting Company

A Woman-Owned, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, Established 1986


Earth Search, Inc. (ESI) is a full-service cultural resources management consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients comply with local, parish/county, state, and federal historic preservation laws while advancing the overall goals of archaeology and historic preservation.  We are fully qualified in all aspects of prehistoric and historic archaeology in accordance with professional standards and guidelines of the Secretary of the Interior. The professional qualifications of our staff and all of our work meet or exceed the qualification standards set forth by the Secretary of the Interior and the guidelines of individual state and local authorities, agencies, and organizations.


ESI has a proven ability to manage and field a team of professionals to accommodate projects of all sizes and scopes.  The smaller company size means lower overhead costs, and we pass that savings along to our clients.  


ESI is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by the Regional Transit Authority of New Orleans (NAICS 541620-Environmental Consulting Services, C20-Environmental Impact Assessments); the Mississippi Department of Transportation (NAICS 541620-Environmental Consulting Services; NAICS 541690-Other Scientific/Technical Consulting Services, D90-Archaeology, D91-Cultural Resources Management, and D93-Historic Preservation); and Alabama Department of Transportation (Certification Number 05-00149).   


ESI is also certified as a Louisiana Department of Economic Development Small and Emerging Business Enterprise (SEBD) and is certified-active as a Small Entrepreneurship with Louisiana Economic Development's Hudson Initiative (Certification# 10573).  We are fully insured with professional, general liability, and workman's compensation insurance packages.  Certificates of insurance can be provided upon request.


ESI's principals and associates are archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, and architectural historians committed to the preservation of the information contained in the archaeological record.   Our staff has supervised archaeological projects all across the United States, Central America, the Caribbean, Oceania, Eastern Europe and the European Union.  They have almost 400 years of combined experience.