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Climate Change and Archaeology

We are currently witnessing climate change developments around the world--many of which are causing serious problems today. However, for archaeology, many of these changes are proving to be quite fruitful. Whether it is forest fires in Waterton or ice melt in the Yukon, these massive changes are revealing archaeological materials by the thousands.

Here is another case from Britain, related to the current heat wave they are experiencing: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-44767497

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  • If you need RPAS (drone) images to be collected for any of your sites in Alberta (if you have any) or neighbor provinces this summer/fall let me know. I have the equipment and I am licensed as per the new regulations effecive June 1st. I'll do it at no cost; just for the pleasure of collaborating :)

    Frederique Pivot April 16, 2019 - 5:14pm

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AU Anthropology Interest Group

AU Anthropology Interest Group

A group for those interested in socio-cultural anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistic anthropology