Nicolas Carayon

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Beirut, Sidon and Tyre were major centres of maritime trade from the Bronze Age onwards. This economic prosperity generated increased pressures on the local environment, through urbanization and harbour development. Until now, however, the impact of expanding seaport infrastructure has largely been neglected and there is a paucity of data concerning the(More)
22 Over the last 20 years, the geoarchaeology of ancient harbours has been a very active area of 23 research around the Mediterranean basin, generating much palaeoenvironmental data from many 24 sites, including estimations of sedimentation rates, the height of the ancient sea-level at different 25 dates and palaeo-geographical reconstructions. Combining(More)
Over the last 20 years, the geoarchaeology of ancient harbours has been a very active area of research around the Mediterranean basin, generating much palaeoenvironmental data from many sites, including estimations of sedimentation rates, the height of the ancient sea-level at different dates and palaeo-geographical reconstructions. Combining this(More)
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