Tag Archives: Climate

Reality of Climate Fluxuation

I saw this on a young anthropologist’s Tumblr page this morning and really appreciated it.  I could not find an author’s name to credit it properly so I hope someone can point me in the right direction.  A pen name … Continue reading

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First 2000 year long temperature reconstructions for individual continents

From the Archaeology News Network: Past climate change varied remarkably between regions. This is demonstrated in a new study coordinated by the international Past Global Changes (PAGES) project, which reconstructed temperature over the past 1000 to 2000 years. During the … Continue reading

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Rancho La Brea Photo Album

Recent travels allowed for a quick visit to the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits.  Now in their one hundredth year of excavation, the site has yielded over 600 species to date with a NISP of over 3.5 … Continue reading

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Climate Studies at ENMU – Week 2 Update

The climate studies class at Eastern New Mexico University has resumed, instructed by Dr. David Kilby, and funded through a grant from  New Mexico NSF EPSCoR. The class spent the Fall 2011 semester collecting sediment samples from various locations in Eastern … Continue reading

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A Surprise Find

Sometimes in archaeology things don’t always go as planned, and sometimes the past hides gems under our noses (or boots). Last November, students working with ENMU faculty as a part of an NSF New Mexico EPSCoR grant gained experience in climate change … Continue reading

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