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Climate Change Archaeology: Building Resilience from Research in the World's Coastal Wetlands

Robert Van de Noort

Abstract

It is beyond doubt that the climate is changing, presenting us with one of the biggest challenges in the twenty-first-century. During the past 150 years, archaeologists have studied the impact of climate change on humanity; however, this information has not yet been used when considering the impact climate change will have on future human communities. This study addresses this major paradox in modern climate change research, and provides the theoretical basis for archaeological data to be included in climate change debates — an approach which uses archaeological research as a repository of ide ... More

Keywords: climate change, climate change research, archaeological data, climate change debates, North Sea, Sundarbans, Gulf Coast, Iraqi Marshland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199699551
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199699551.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Van de Noort, author
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Academic Planning and Resource & Professor in Archaeology, University of Reading