7 results for projects related to 'tephra'

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Project Title: Oddstaðir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=21
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: Palaeoanthropocene in Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=219
Country: Iceland
Description: This project used published and new records of vegetation change and soil erosion from all of Iceland to look at the timing, extent and rate of change in natural systems at Landnám. This dataset was used to investigate the what extent it was possible...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, anthropocene, pollen, tephra, soil erosion, Landnám
 
Project Title: Skútustaðir Excavation
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=3
Country: Iceland
Region: Mývatnssveit
Description: Skútustaðir 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: 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 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: Þingvallakirkja
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=45
Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological investigations have been carried out a couple of times next to Þingvellir church at the request of the Þingvellir National Park committee. The aim of the first one in 1999 was to look for clues about the predecessors of the modern chu...[More]