Category Archives: Field work

A view from the field.

Since we’re half a year away from the traditional academic time period known as “field season” (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), I’ve been thinking a lot about being out and about. For many Quaternary scientists field work involves coring … Continue reading

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The Summer Fieldwork Season II – The wilds of the Knersvlakte, Western Cape, South Africa

Teresa Steele is an Associate Professor in Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis, currently on sabbatical in the Department of Human Evolution at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. She is a member … Continue reading

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Mid-Holocene climate adaptation and Neolithic agriculture in the Fayum basin, Egypt

John M. Marston is an Assistant Professor of Archaeology and Anthropology at Boston University. He is a member of the Editorial Board for Open Quaternary and an environmental archaeologist with research concentrations agricultural sustainability, climate-change adaptation, and the environmental impact … Continue reading

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The Summer Fieldwork Season – The wilds of Kerry, Cork & the Orkneys

Benjamin Gearey is lecturer in Environmental Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology at University College Cork. He is a member of the Editorial Board for Open Quaternary and has research interests in the areas of peatland palaeoecology and archaeology. In … Continue reading

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