Sökning: "environmental archaeology"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 60 avhandlingar innehållade orden environmental archaeology.
Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses the dynamics of environmental change and its embeddedness in the long term interactions of social history and rainfall variability through the building of an environmental history of the Chibuene locality, the coastal plain of southern Mozambique, 5 km south of the town Vilanculos, from 400 AD to present day. Land-use practices over time are discussed on the basis of vegetation and land-use history based pollen analysis, charcoal influx and diatom analysis. LÄS MER
2. Coastal Communities on the Move : House and Polity Interaction in Southern Ostrobothnia 1500 BC-AD 1
Sammanfattning : This work attempts to seek new insights in understanding the archeological phenomena traditionally labelled as the western Bronze Age and the coastal Pre-Roman cultures of Finland (1500 BC-AD 1), by studying the phenomena from a socioeconomic interaction and practice oriented community perspective. The basic line of thought is that it was the everyday life of the local agents and their interactions that constituted the local communities. LÄS MER
3. The soil as a source material in archaeology. : Theoretical considerations and pragmatic applications
Sammanfattning : This thesis deals with questions on various applications using soils and sediments as sources of information in archaeological research. Human environmental impact on soils and sediments, in terms of pollution, is a well known phenomenon as the industrialisation intensified during historical times and onwards and has left strong pollutive marks. LÄS MER
4. Tingens och tankarnas landskap : försök i naturumgängets arkeologi med exempel ur Blekinges och Smålands förflutna
Sammanfattning : The thesis "Tingens och tankarnas landskap" is about the material traces of man and his activities in the past. The study investigates the possibility and methods of describing man’s interaction with nature. LÄS MER
5. The development and implementation of software for palaeoenvironmental and palaeoclimatological research : the Bugs Coleopteran Ecology Package (BugsCEP)
Sammanfattning : This thesis documents the development and application of a unique database orientated software package, BugsCEP, for environmental and climatic reconstruction from fossil beetle (Coleoptera) assemblages. The software tools are described, and the incorporated statistical methods discussed and evaluated with respect to both published modern and fossil data, as well as the author’s own investigations. LÄS MER