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Project Title: Evaluation of Archaeoentomology for Reconstructing Rural Life-Ways and the Process of Modernisation in Iceland
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Country: Iceland
Description: This project was initiated with VÚronique Forbes's PhD dissertation at the University of Aberdeen 'Evaluation of Archaeoentomology for Reconstructing Rural Life-Ways and the Process of Modernisation in 19th and Early 20th-Century Iceland' (2013). The...[More]
Keywords: Archaeoentomology, Modernization, Iceland
 
Project Title: Finnbogastadir Rescue Excavation 1990
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Country: Iceland
Description: In 1990 construction work around the modern farm house at Finnbogastadir (Arneshreppur, Strandasysla, NW Iceland) hit a stratified midden deposit that produced substantial amounts of well preserved bone and artifacts dating to the 18th to early 19th ...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Fishing,Zooarchaeology,Strandasysla,Finnbogastadir,Early,Modern
 
Project Title: Gjogur Excavations 1990
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Country: Iceland
Region: Strandir
Description: The site of Gjogur is a substantial farm mound now associated with a small boat landing. Gjogur is historically known to be an early settlement, and the deeply stratified midden deposits sampled in 1990 indicate a long period of occupation. The 1990 ...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Strandasysla,Zooarchaeology,Fishing,Early,Modern,Medieval,NW,Iceland
 
Project Title: Heart of the Atlantic
Heart of the Atlantic: cultural landscapes of Sandoy, Faroe Islands
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Country: Faroe Islands
Description: This inter-disciplinary project investigates the changing cultural and natural landscapes on the island of Sandoy, from first settlement to modern time. Archaeological investigations are focusing on the extensive excavations at Undir Junkarinsfl÷tti,...[More]
Keywords: Faroes,archaeology
 
Project Title: Houses for the Living and the Dead
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Country: Dominican Republic
Region: Altagracia, Dominican Republic, Greater Antilles, Caribbean
Description: This research combines archaeological and ethnohistorical research to study the organisation of settlement space and residence rules among the Late Ceramic Age (“Taino”) Indians during the Late Ceramic Age (AD 1000-1492). Collaborative...[More]
Keywords: Greater Antilles, Household archaeology, TaÝno
 
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
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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: M÷­ruvellir Ý Hˇrgßrdal
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Country: Iceland
Description: M÷­ruvellir is located in H÷rgßrdal, Eyjafj÷r­ur, Northern Iceland. The site lies on open lowland pasture, to the north of the river H÷rgß, some 13 kilometres north of the modern City of Akureyri. M÷­ruvellir is situated only a short distance from ...[More]
Keywords: Monastic site, long occupation, H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-
 
Project Title: RAPID Gar­ar Collaborative Rescue Project - 2012
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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: Reykholt church
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Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of the project is to fully excavate the remains of the old church in Reykholt. This is the first time the full development of a parish church in Iceland is investigated but most church foundations are not accessible for such research as mode...[More]
 
Project Title: Sk˙tusta­ir Excavation
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Country: Iceland
Region: Mřvatnssveit
Description: Sk˙tusta­ir is an active farm and hotel center on the south side of Lake Myvatn. It figures in sagas as the home of "Killer Skuta", an early chieftain, and historically was one of two parish church centers in the Myvatn area and has remained one of t...[More]
Keywords: Skutustadir,Iceland,Zooarchaeology
 
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: CUNY Strandasysla Historical Ecology Project 1988-90
Strandasysla Historical Ecology Project 1988-90
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Country: Iceland
Description: This project was a joint collaboration between City University of NY (Tom McGovern) and the National Museum of Iceland (Gudmundur Olafsson) with active collaboration by the Icelandic Natural History Institute (Haukur Johanneson)and the kind support o...[More]
Keywords: West Fjords Iceland, Historical Ecology, Zooarchaeology, Fishing, Iceland
 
Project Title: The Archaeology of Climate Change in the Caribbean
The Archaeology of Climate Change in the Caribbean
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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 Hvalsey Fjord farms - Excavations at the
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Country: Greenland
Description: The ruins at ruin site ě83a 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: ě68 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. ě68 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
 
Project Title: ┌tskalar
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Country: Iceland
Region: Southwest Iceland
Description: Between 2005 and 2006 archaeologists from Fornleifastofnun ═slands (Icelandic Institute of Archaeology) conducted excavations at the coastal site of ┌tskalar, located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Southwest Iceland. The site's material remains are un...[More]
Keywords: Zooarcheology, faunal remains, ┌tskalar, Iceland
 
Project Title: Ůingvallakirkja
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Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological investigations have been carried out a couple of times next to Ůingvellir church at the request of the Ůingvellir National Park committee. The aim of the first one in 1999 was to look for clues about the predecessors of the modern chu...[More]