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Hydrogeology of the Yucatán Peninsula.
The northern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico is a partially emergent carbonate platform with an extensive continental shelf. Mesozoicand Cenozoic-era limestone, dolomite, and anhydrite overlie deeply… Expand
Depression soils in the lowland tropics of Northwestern Belize: anthropogenic and natural origins.
Wetland Manipulation in the Yalahau Region of the Northern Maya Lowlands
- S. Fedick, B. Morrison, B. Andersen, Sylviane Boucher, Jorge Acosta, Jennifer P. Mathews
- 1 January 2000
Abstract Manipulation of wetlands for agricultural purposes by the ancient Maya of southern Mexico and Central America has been a subject of much research and debate since the 1970s. Evidence for… Expand
Paleolimnological approaches for inferring past climate change in the Maya Region: recent advances and methodological limitations.
Ancient use and manipulation of landscape in the Yalahau region of the northern Maya lowlands
The tropical lowlands of southern Mexico and Central America are composed of a complex mosaic of landscapes that presented a variety of possibilities and challenges to the subsistence practices of… Expand
Ancient and contemporary Maya conceptions about field and forest.
Micromorphology of a Soil Catena in Yucatán: Pedogenesis and Geomorphological Processes in a Tropical Karst Landscape
- S. Sedov, E. Solleiro-Rebolledo, S. Fedick, T. Pi-Puig, Ernestina Vallejo-Gómez, María de Lourdes Flores-Delgadillo
Development of the soil mantle in karst geosystems of the tropics is still poorly understood. We studied a typical soil toposequence formed over limestone in the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula of… Expand
Tropical landscapes and the Ancient Maya: Diversity in time and space
Archaeologists have begun to understand that many of the challenges facing our technologically sophisticated, resource dependent, urban systems were also destabilizing factors in ancient complex… Expand
Adaptation Of Maya Homegardens By “Container Gardening” In Limestone Bedrock Cavities
- S. Fedick, Maria De Lourdes Flores Delgadillo, S. Sedov, E. S. Rebolledo, S. P. Mayorga
- 1 September 2008
Abstract The northern Maya Lowlands of the Yucatán Peninsula are often characterized by outside observers as a challenging environment for agriculturalists. The limestone bedrock appears to have only… Expand