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    • 150,000-year palaeoclimate record from northern Ethiopia supports early, multiple dispersals of modern humans from Africa 

      Lamb, Henry; Bates, C. Richard; Bryant, Charlotte; Davies, Sarah; Huws, Dei; Marshall, Michael; Roberts, Helen (2018-01-18) - Journal article
      Climatic change is widely acknowledged to have played a role in the dispersal of modern humans out of Africa, but the timing is contentious. Genetic evidence links dispersal to climatic change ~60,000 years ago, despite ...
    • Archaeological sites as Distributed Long-term Observing Networks of the Past (DONOP) 

      Hambrecht, George; Anderung, Cecilia; Brewington, Seth; Dugmore, Andrew; Edvardsson, Ragnar; Feeley, Francis; Gibbons, Kevin; Harrison, Ramona; Hicks, Megan; Jackson, Rowan; Ólafsdóttir, Guðbjörg Ásta; Rockman, Marcy; Smiarowski, Konrad; Streeter, Richard; Szabo, Vicki; McGovern, Thomas (2018-04-10) - Journal article
      Archaeological records provide a unique source of direct data on long-term human-environment interactions and samples of ecosystems affected by differing degrees of human impact. Distributed long-term datasets from ...
    • Changes and continuities in a Mediterranean landscape : a new interdisciplinary approach to understanding historic character in western Catalonia 

      Turner, Sam; Bolòs, Jordi; Kinnaird, Tim (2018) - Journal article
      To understand why historic landscapes changed in the past researchers need to identify when and where changes took place, but in rural landscapes, the origins and development of many historic elements including field ...
    • Chronostratigraphy of an eroding complex Atlantic Round House, Baile Sear, Scotland 

      Kinnaird, Tim; Dawson, Tom; Sanderson, David; Hamilton, Derek; Cresswell, Alan; Rennell, Rebecca (2017-11-07) - Journal article
      A high-resolution chronostratigraphy has been established for an eroding Atlantic round house at Sloc Sàbhaidh (North Uist, Scotland), combining detailed OSL profiling and dating of sediments encompassing the main bracketing ...
    • Civita di tarquinia (comune di tarquinia, provincia di viterbo, regione lazio) 

      Bagnasco Gianni, Giovanna; Garzulino, Andrea; Kay, Stephen; Marzullo, Matilde; Smith, Christopher John (2018-10) - Journal article
    • Climate change and the deteriorating archaeological and environmental archives of the Arctic 

      Hollesen, Jørgen; Callanan, Martin; Dawson, Tom; Fenger-Nielsen, Rasmus; Friesen, T. Max; Jensen, Anne M.; Markham, Adam; Martens, Vibeke V.; Pitulko, Vladimir V.; Rockman, Marcy (2018-06-27) - Journal article
      The cold, wet climate of the Arctic has led to the extraordinary preservation of archaeological sites and materials that offer important contributions to the understanding of our common cultural and ecological history. ...
    • Deforestation and human agency in the North Atlantic region : archaeological and palaeoenvironmental evidence from the Western Isles of Scotland 

      Bishop, Rosie R.; Church, Mike J.; Lawson, Ian T.; Roucoux, Katherine H.; O'Brien, Charlotte; Ranner, Helen; Heald, Andrew J.; Flitcroft, Catherine E. (2018-10-02) - Journal article
      This paper considers the timing and mechanisms of deforestation in the Western Isles of Scotland, focusing in particular on the landscape around the Calanais stone circles, one of the best preserved late Neolithic/early ...
    • Digitally enhanced community rescue archaeology 

      Dawson, Tom; Oliver, Iain Angus; Miller, Alan Henry David; Vermehren, Anna; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth (IEEE, 2013-10) - Conference item
      Coastal erosion is causing the destruction of archaeological sites around the world. The problem is particularly grave in Scotland, where storms can cause many meters of land to be lost in a single event. Archaeological ...
    • Discoveries from La Manche : five years of early prehistoric research in the Channel Island of Jersey 

      Pope, Matthew; Scott, Beccy; Mills, Josie; Bates, Martin; Bates, Charles Richard; Blinkhorn, Edward; Conneller, Chantal; Duffy, Sarah; Julien, Marie-Anne; Ravon, Anne-Lyse; Shaw, Andrew (2015-11-16) - Journal article
      Since 2010 a new field project drawn from major UK institutions including the UCL Institute of Archaeology, has focused research on the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic record of the Channel Island of Jersey. In this retrospective ...
    • Envisioning Rome’s prehistoric river harbor : an interim report from the Forum Boarium 

      Brock, Andrea L (2016-05-17) - Journal article
      Following a brief discussion of the literature and intellectual history of Rome’s river port, this article presents preliminary results from a mechanized coring survey of the Forum Boarium valley. Conducted in 2015, this ...
    • Erosion and coastal archaeology : Evaluating the threat and prioritising action 

      Dawson, Tom (Archeopress, 2013) - Book item
      The archaeology of coastal regions is rich and varied, but is facing increasing pressures from natural processes. Regardless of how the climate may change in the future, many coastal archaeological sites are threatened by ...
    • Excavating a Mid-Iron Age crouched inhumation on the shores of Loch Gruinart, Islay, Argyll and Bute 

      Hawthorne, Donna; Paton, Kevin (2019-03) - Journal article
      Human remains uncovered across Atlantic Scotland have displayed a variety of burial rites practised throughout the Iron Age. An excavation on the island of Islay, as part of the Historic Environment Scotland Human Remains ...
    • Exploring canons and cathedrals with Open Virtual Worlds : The recreation of St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Day, 1318 

      Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Fawcett, Richard; Miller, Alan Henry David; Sweetman, Rebecca Jane; Dow, Lisa; Campbell, Anne; Oliver, Iain Angus; McCaffery, John Philip; Allison, Colin (IEEE, 2013-10) - Conference item
      St Andrews Cathedral is located on the East Coast of Scotland. Construction started in 1160 and spanned Romanesque and Gothic architectural styles. It was consecrated in 1318, four years after the battle of Bannockburn in ...
    • Exploring heritage through time and space : Supporting community reflection on the highland clearances 

      McCaffery, John Philip; Miller, Alan Henry David; Kennedy, Sarah Elizabeth; Dawson, Tom; Vermehren, Anna; Lefley, C; Strickland, K (IEEE, 2013-10) - Conference item
      On the two hundredth anniversary of the Kildonan clearances, when people were forcibly removed from their homes, the Timespan Heritage centre has created a program of community centred work aimed at challenging pre conceptions ...
    • J.B. Ward-Perkins, the BSR and the landscape tradition in post-war Italian archaeology 

      Smith, Christopher John (2017-10-26) - Journal article
      Nothing has so characterized the British School at Rome's approach, from its inception, as the commitment to landscape archaeology in one form or another. This paper discusses the origins of this commitment in the work of ...
    • Last millennium northern hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings : Part I: The long term context 

      Wilson, Rob; Anchukaitis, Kevin; Briffa, Keith R.; Büntgen, Ulf; Cook, Edward; D'Arrigo, Rosanne; Davi, Nicole; Esper, Jan; Frank, Dave; Gunnarson, Björn; Hegerl, Gabi; Helama, Samuli; Klesse, Stefan; Krusic, Paul J.; Linderholm, Hans W.; Myglan, Vladimir; Osborn, Timothy J.; Rydval, Miloš; Schneider, Lea; Schurer, Andrew; Wiles, Greg; Zhang, Peng; Zorita, Eduardo (2016-02-15) - Journal item
      Large-scale millennial length Northern Hemisphere (NH) temperature reconstructions have been progressively improved over the last 20 years as new datasets have been developed. This paper, and its companion (Part II, ...
    • Memory, tradition and Christianization of the Peloponnese 

      Sweetman, Rebecca Jane (2015-10) - Journal article
      This work examines the use of memory and tradition in the Christianization of the Peloponnese based on the evidence of the location and topography of churches. The different processes of conversion in the area have already ...
    • Recent approaches to early writing 

      Smith, Christopher John (Archaeopress, 2018) - Conference item
      This paper considers the argument of literacy and the state in the light of the relative absence of civic inscriptions from the archaic Italian world. It argues that whilst this absence is so pronounced as to be difficult ...
    • Romanization 2.0 and its alternatives 

      Woolf, Greg (2014-06) - Journal article
      This essay argues that Romanization revolves around understanding objects in motion and that Roman archaeologists should therefore focus on (1) globalization theory and (2) material-culture studies as important theoretical ...
    • Sedimentary DNA from a submerged site reveals wheat in the British Isles 8000 years ago 

      Smith, Oliver; Momber, Garry; Bates, C. Richard; Garwood, Paul; Fitch, Simon; Pallen, Mark; Gaffney, Vincent; Allaby, Robin G. (2015-02-27) - Journal article
      The Mesolithic-to-Neolithic transition marked the time when a hunter-gatherer economy gave way to agriculture, coinciding with rising sea levels. Bouldnor Cliff, is a submarine archaeological site off the Isle of Wight in ...