Landscapes of Settlement and Change: Long term human ecodynamics in Mývatnssveit


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Parent Project Details
  
Parent Project Title:Mývatn Landscapes Project
Sub Projects: Hofstađir
Hrísheimar
Höfđagerđi
Medieval farm sites trenched in Mývatnssveit
Midden in Skútustađir
Saltvík
Skútustađir Excavation
Steinbogi
Sveigakót

Project Details

Title:Landscapes of Settlement and Change: Long term human ecodynamics in Mývatnssveit
Permalink:http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=2
Keywords:Iceland,ecodynamics,historical,ecology,Myvatn
Sponsors/Funders: RANNIS
US NSF
National Geographic Society
Leverhulm Trust
CUNY Northern Science & Education
Country:Iceland
Project Start Year:1996

Account Owner

Contact: Thomas H McGovern
Postal Address: Dept Anthropology

Hunter College CUNY

695 Park Ave

New York NY 10021

Post Code: 10021
Telephone: 001 2152970373
Email: thomas.h.mcgovern@gmail.com

Project Content

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This is a pdf of a paper on the unexpected presence of substantial amounts of marine fish and bird bone on inland sites of the Viking Period in Myvatn. Originally published in Environmental Archaeology


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This is a final draft of a chapter (Zooarchaeology) for the oncoming Hofstadir monograph edited by Gavin Lucas. Some minor changes will be made prior to publication. Contact Tom McGovern (nabo@voicenet.com) for updates.


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This is the result of a set of email exchanges- Orri Vesteinsson provides some excellent data on historical evidence for sheep wool production/ consumption. Please cite as pers. com. Orri Vesteinsson




Project extent

North East Coordinates: 65.752°N, 16.637°W
South West Coordinates: 65.424°N, 17.219°W