27 results for projects related to 'Iron'

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Project Title: Akurvik Excavations 1990
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=7
Country: Iceland
Region: Strandir
Description: The site of Akurvik was discovered by Haukur Johanneson in 1987 when beach erosion exposed a series of midden deposits and what proved to be a series of small turf walled booth structures superposed over an 18 m long erosion face at the small embayme...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Fishing,Medieval,,Fishing,Station,Zooarchaeology,NW,Iceland,Strandasysla
 
Project Title: Barbuda Historical Ecology Project
Barbuda Historical Ecology Project
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=133
Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Barbuda
Description: This project is a multi-disciplinary longitudinal research effort focusing on the island of Barbuda from first human settlement through to the present day. The goal of the project is to investigate human/environment interactions on the island of Barb...[More]
Keywords: Caribbean, Longitudinal Research, Community Outreach, Paleoclimatology, Paleobotany, Zooarchaeology
 
Project Title: Everley Broch
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Country: Scotland
Region: Caithness
Description: The site of Everley Broch, situated in Caithness, is composed of a Middle Iron Age broch and a Late Norse house. This project aimed to study the human/plant interaction on the site and see its evolution through time. The archaeobotanical assemblage s...[More]
Keywords: Archaeobotany,,Broch,,Iron,Age,,Norse
 
Project Title: From Iceland to New Iceland. The Archaeology of 19th-century Emigration
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=124
Country: Iceland
Region: Höfðaströnd, Skagafjörður
Description: The project is apart of Agusta Edwald's current PhD research project at the Department of Archaeology, University of Aberdeen. The project is supervised by Dr. Karen Milek and Dr. Jeff Oliver. It aims to shed light on the experience of Icelandic immi...[More]
Keywords: 19th-century,,emigration,,Iceland,,New,Iceland
 
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.
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=17
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: Hrísheimar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=104
Country: Iceland
Description: The Hrísheimar excavation is a part of the larger Landscape of settlements project. The site, dated to the Viking Age, is on the southwestern side of Mývatn, in a barren and heavily eroded area. Among other things it has extensive iron working remai...[More]
 
Project Title: Human-Plant Interactions in Barbuda
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=140
Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Barbuda
Description: This archaeobotanical project is part of the larger archaeoenvironmental section of the Barbuda Historical Ecology Project. It is also part of a Ph.D. research at Université Laval (supervised by Dr. Allison Bain) that includes the study of long-term ...[More]
Keywords: Archaeobotany,Environmental,Archaeology,,Barbuda
 
Project Title: Investigations of the Long Term Sustainability of Human Ecodynamic Systems in Northern Iceland (MYCHANGE)
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=226
Country: Iceland
Region: Mývatn
Description: This international, cross-disciplinary NSF-funded project focuses on change, the environment, and sustainability in Iceland during the period ca. AD 1700 to 1950. A major aim of the project is to establish developments in human and social ecodynamics...[More]
Keywords: Mývatn, Iceland, hay, grazing, fodder, climate, ecodynamics, economy, resiliance, sustainability,
 
Project Title: Dog Island Environmental Archeology
Landscape and Subsistence of Dog Island, Labrador
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=16
Country: Canada
Description: This ongoing project has been conducted since 2005 and survey and excavations at six sites, Oakes Bay 1 (or Parngnertok HeCg-08, Koliktalik 6 (HdCg-23), Evilik Bay (HeCg-04), September Harbour (HdCg-15), and Itibliarsuk (HdCg-57). Field seasons in 2...[More]
Keywords: Labrador, Nunatsiavut, Dog Island, environmental archaeology, settlement patterns, sea ice
 
Project Title: Los Buchillones Archaeology Project
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=154
Country: Cuba
Region: Caribbean, Cuba, Ciego de Avila
Description: The Los Buchillones Archaeology Project involves Cuban, Canadian, Mexican and British specialists in archaeological survey, excavation and material analyses from a number of newly identified sites in a case study area in northern Cuba. This case stud...[More]
Keywords: Cuba, Archaeology, Los Buchillones,
 
Project Title: Midden in Möðruvellir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=89
Country: Iceland
Description: The key aim of this effort was to locate and recover animal bones, artefacts, and environmental samples from a well stratified midden sequence at Möðruvellir, in connection with ongoing archaeological work investigating local subsistence strategies i...[More]
 
Project Title: Modelling changes in the coastal geomorphology of Unst, Shetland and the implications for understanding High to Late Medieval harbour changes in the Scandinavian North Atlantic
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=222
Country: Scotland
Region: Unst, Shetland Islands
Description: This sub-project is part of the SP5 Geomorphology section of the HaNoA project. The geomorphological setting of Norse harbours in the Atlantic is variable, with contrasting landform stability over short, medium and long time scales. Here we asses...[More]
Keywords: Geormorphology, Unst, Shetland, Coastal, Harbour, Landing site, Norse, Viking, Erosion, Beach,
 
Project Title: Myrkárdalur
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Country: Iceland
Description: The highland site at Myrkárdalur 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: Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
Project Title: Möðruvellir í Hórgárdal
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Country: Iceland
Description: Möðruvellir is located in Hörgárdal, Eyjafjörður, Northern Iceland. The site lies on open lowland pasture, to the north of the river Hörgá, some 13 kilometres north of the modern City of Akureyri. Möðruvellir is situated only a short distance from ...[More]
Keywords: Monastic site, long occupation, Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-
 
Project Title: NUM3NA: Norse Use of Marine Mammals in the Medieval North Atlantic
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=221
Country: Iceland
Region: North Atlantic
Keywords: whales, seals, walrus, aDNA, environmental humanities
 
Project Title: Oddstaðir
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Country: Iceland
Description: The site of Oddstaðir farm ruins nowadays belong to the land owned by Öxnhóll farm, once a church farm. The 2009 Midden excavation yielded well preserved animal bones and was sampled for environmental analyses. Tephra analysis and C14 data may co...[More]
Keywords: Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation
 
Project Title: Orkney: Gateway to the Atlantic
Rousay, Orkney: Gateway to the Atlantic
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=141
Country: Scotland
Region: Orkney
Description: This project forms part of the Orkney Gateway to the Atlantic project. The core aim of this research initiative is to inform on sustainability and reliance strategies in the past, investigating how people (and society) reacted and adapted to climatic...[More]
Keywords: sustainability, reliance, multiperiod, coastal erosion
 
Project Title: Seaview
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=134
Country: Antigua and Barbuda
Region: Barbuda
Description: Excavation of this early Saladoid site has been ongoing since 2008. What began as a salvaging effort to rescue midden deposits being eroded away by the sea has evolved into an open-area excavation of a large settlement. The 2011 excavation, aimed a...[More]
Keywords: Caribbean,Saladoid,Community,Outreach,Paleobotany,Zooarchaeology,Pottery
 
Project Title: Skuggi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=10
Country: Iceland
Description: Skuggi is an upland small sized farming site in Hörgárdalur, Eyjafjörður and may have been a tenant farm in the earlier Middle Ages, as part of the Staðartunga landholdings. Staðardunga is assumed to have been connected to the medieval monastery at M...[More]
Keywords: Hörgárdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
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: Gásir Hinterlands Project
Study of local subsistence and trans-Atlantic regional trading economy in medieval Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=9
Country: Iceland
Description: Goal of this project is to gain a better understanding of the interaction of local subsistence and trans-Atlantic regional trading economy in medieval Iceland by collecting faunal materials and other environmental data from deeply stratified middens ...[More]
Keywords: Trade,Exchange,Zooarchaeology,Gásir,midden,excavations
 
Project Title: Tephrochronology and landscape change in Skaftartunga
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=129
Country: Iceland
Region: Skaftartunga
Description: This project used very high resolution sediment accumulation records to analyse the environmental impact of population changes in this region of Iceland since Landnam, and finished in 2011. The main results are in Richard Streeter's PhD thesis and in...[More]
Keywords: tephrochronology,little,ice,age,plague,geomorphology,population
 
Project Title: The Archaeology of Climate Change in the Caribbean
The Archaeology of Climate Change in the Caribbean
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=153
Country: Cuba
Region: Caribbean
Description: Pre-Colombian populations in the Caribbean, from 5000 BC to AD 1492, lived through more than five metres relative sea level rise, marked variation in annual rainfall and periodic intensification of hurricane activity. This Leverhulme funded project ...[More]
Keywords: Caribbean, Climate Variability, Environmental Change, Hazards,
 
Project Title: The Siglunes Project: Long-term Investigations of Marine Economy in Eyjafjörður
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=179
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafjörður, Siglufjörður, Siglunes Peninsula
Description: The Siglunes site is characterized by a series of coastal remains associated with fishing-related activities on the peninsula itself, and an enormous farm mound and connected in-, and outfield complex on the mainland. Although heavily impacted by...[More]
Keywords: Iceland, terrestrial & marine resources, long-term occupation, subsistence vs. commercial fisheries
 
Project Title: Eyjafjallajokull 2010- the formations of an enduring record
The ash-fall from the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland: The formation of an environmental record, natural and cultural impacts
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=125
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafjallajökull
Description: This project will hold workshops to establish the best way to study the transformations and impacts of the volcanic ash fall from 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland. This eruption offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to create a new unde...[More]
Keywords: Eruption,Eyjafjallajökull,Iceland,tephra,impacts,environment,
 
Project Title: Ø172 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