Integrating the paleoecological and archaeological ice-patch record

Three images showing the integration of the paleoecological and archaeological ice-patch record

Detailed Description

Integrating the paleoecological and archaeological ice-patch record into a regional archaeological record will include both examination of the surface record associated with alpine ice and with previously excavated collections from archaeological sites; a) artifact-based documentation of surface stone tools; b) associations of surface stone tools with changes in ice-patch area and ancient organics provides context for use intensity evaluation; and c) stratigraphic sequence from site 48PA201 (Mummy Cave), which contains a key sequence of both stone and organics spanning over 10,000 years.

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Image Dimensions: 3295 x 1600

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Location Taken: US