8 results for projects related to 'coastal'

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Project Title: Gufuskßlar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=95
Country: Iceland
Region: SnŠfellsbŠr
Description: The farm of Gufuskßlar lies on the westernmost tip of the SnŠfellsnes peninsula under the glacier known as SnŠfellsj÷kull. While the farm likely dates to the Viking Age the site was home to a mysterious and intensive commercial fishing venture during...[More]
Keywords: medieval, commercial fishing, fishing, fishing station, cod
 
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: M÷­ruvellir Ý Hˇrgßrdal
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=23
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: 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: 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 Siglunes Project: Long-term Investigations of Marine Economy in Eyjafj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=179
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafj÷r­ur, Siglufj÷r­ur, 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: Undir Junkarinsfl°tti
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=15
Country: Faroe Islands
Description: Excavations of this extensive coastal erosion site occurred between 2003 and 2007. ...[More]
Keywords: Faroes,Norse,coastal,erosion
 
Project Title: ┌tskalar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=225
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