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Project Title: Communication, Settlements and Landscape – Social Dimensions in Norse Societies in the Viking and Early Medieval periods (c. 800-1200 AD)
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Country: Other
Region: The project includes areas in Scotland, Iceland, South Greenland and Canada.
Description: This four year PhD project focus on the dynamics between the physcial landscape, communication in various shapes, settlement structure and the society. Focus areas in the Orkneys, Iceland, Greenland and Canada provide the empirical base of the projec...[More]
Keywords: Communication,landscape,settlements,social,transport,cairn,cairns,ships,visual,analysis
Project Title: Explorer's stories : Ectoparasites and Hygienic studies in North West Greenland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=35
Country: Greenland
Region: Inglefield land
Description: From the end of the 19th century through to the beginning of the 20th century Northwest Greenland was frequently visited by explorers and others attempting to reach the reach the North Pole. Their adventures elicited amazing descriptions of the land ...[More]
Keywords: Ectoparasite,Greenland,Inuit,Inughuit,Explorer,archaeoentomology
Project Title: The Norse Settlement in the Vatnahverfi Region, South Greenland c. AD 985 - c. AD 1450
Greenland - The Vatnahverfi Project - Settlement, economy, and depopulation.
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Country: Greenland
Description: The aim of the programme is to discuss landnam (landtaking) strategies and the later depopulation in the light of the interplay between the two economic spheres of the Norse Greenland Economy: subsistence based on the resources of the local, settled ...[More]
Keywords: Norse,Eastern,Settlement,Vatnahverfi,Settlement,Structure,Economy,Identity,Mobility,Communication
Project Title: Myrkįrdalur
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Country: Iceland
Description: The highland site at Myrkįrdalur contains several ruins, and the early farm ruin is clearly visible: several rooms are connected through a central corridor, reminiscent of medieval houses from Greenland. A landslide in the 14th Century destroyed par...[More]
Keywords: Hörgįrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
Project Title: Norse Greenland dietary project
Norse Greenland dietary project - Norse Greenland isotope project
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=18
Country: Greenland
Description: An initial study of the d13 C values for human bone collagen of 27 Norse Greenlanders in the late 1990's suggested a change in the Norse diet from predominantly terrestrial food to predominantly marine food. The shift may indicate a change in diet;...[More]
Keywords: Greenland,Norse,diet,isotopes,
Project Title: RAPID Garšar Collaborative Rescue Project - 2012
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=161
Country: Greenland
Region: Quaqortoq municipality, Igaliku Fjord
Description: RAPID is an intensive international multi-disciplinary effort to salvage critical organic remains (zooarchaeological, archaeobotanical, artifactual, geoarchaeological, bioarchaeological, and archaeoentomological) from rapidly degrading cultural depos...[More]
Keywords: Greenland, Norse, Zooarchaeology, Climate, Subsistance, Eastern Settlement
Project Title: Snow Modelling Iceland
Snow modelling to understand the impacts of Little Ice Age climate change
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Country: Other
Description: This project aims to use an existing process based snow model to simulate changes in snow cover and distribution for sites in Iceland and in Greenland. Changes in the duration and depth of snow cover through periods of climatic deterioration may have...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, modelling, LIttle Ice Age, snow
Project Title: Snow, landscape and people: Modelling variations in snow distribution and melt across the landscape and the implications for human activities
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=130
Country: Greenland
Region: Arctic
Description: The quantity and distribution of snow across landscapes and timing of the spring snowmelt is key to a diverse range of processes, from the hydrological cycle and glaciation through to ecological and human-environment interactions. Many snow-covered...[More]
Keywords: Snow, modelling, Arctic populations
Project Title: Social-ecological Resilience in the Viking-Age to Early-Medieval Faroe Islands
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=136
Country: Faroe Islands
Region: Sandur, Sandoy
Description: This dissertation aims to evaluate the development and maintenance of social-ecological resilience during the settlement-period (ca. 9th through 11th centuries CE) in the Faroe Islands. In particular, the core objectives include the identification...[More]
Keywords: Faroe Islands, Norse, historical ecology, resilience, zooarchaeology
Project Title: The Hvalsey Fjord farms - Excavations at the
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Country: Greenland
Description: The ruins at ruin site Ų83a were first recorded and excavated by Aage Roussell in 1935. Originally eight ruins and three cooking pits were recorded. To day four of the ruins have been removed owing to modern cultivation. Roussell's report on the 1...[More]
Keywords: Hvalsey,Fjord,farm,church,
Project Title: Where should I put this shieling?
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=224
Country: Greenland
Region: Vatnahverfi
Description: The project was part of the dissertation submitted for the completion of the course MSc GIS and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh. The dissertation aimed to explore the theory of Norse pastoral subsistence system using GIS. The basic assumpt...[More]
Keywords: organised pastoral labour, exploit of pastoral resources, modelling communication routes
Project Title: Ų172 Tatsip Ataa Midden Excavation Project - Subsistence Strategies and Economy in Norse Vatnahverfi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=159
Country: Greenland
Region: Quaqortoq municipality, Igaliku Fjord
Description: The Norse economy in Greenland was strongly dependent upon a balance of both marine resources (seals, sea birds, walruses) and terrestrial resources (pasture plants, woodland, fertilized soils, domestic mammals, reindeer) (McGovern 1985, 2000, McGove...[More]
Keywords: Greenland,Norse,Zooarchaeology,Climate,Subsistance,Eastern,Settlement
Project Title: Ų68 Timerliit Excavation Project - IPY - 2008
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Country: Greenland
Region: Quaqortoq municipality, Igaliku Fjord
Description: Excavation of a midden at a Norse farm in inland area of Vatnahverfi, Eastern Settlement. Ų68 is a small size Norse farm in the inland district of Vatnahverfi. Even though the main goal to generate a large, well preserved and stratified zooarchae...[More]
Keywords: Greenland,Norse,Zooarchaeology,Climate,Subsistance,Eastern Settlement