Mar 22, 2023
GEOG 527 - Environmental Archaeology
Analyses of sediments and plant and animal remains from archaeological sites are used to explore relationships between humans and their environments. Case studies combine natural and physical sciences to study long-term change in landscapes and ecosystems. ANTH 427, ANTH 527, GEOG 427, GEOG 527 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for more than one. Graduate credit requires an additional research paper to be specified in syllabus.
Prerequisites: ANTH 120 or GEOG 107.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Stimulate thinking about human and environment relationships using landscape and ecosystem concepts and long-term perspectives.
- Foster appreciation for the knowledge necessary for successful interdisciplinary research.
- Evaluate and understand concepts and methods integral to environmental archeology.
- Recover, analyze, interpret, and report paleoenvironmental data.
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