Archaeological perspectives on the effects of medieval drought in prehistoric California

@inproceedings{Jonesa2008ArchaeologicalPO,
  title={Archaeological perspectives on the effects of medieval drought in prehistoric California},
  author={Terry L. Jonesa and Al Schwitallab and Terry L. Jones},
  year={2008}
}
Inspired by Stine’s [1994. Extreme and persistent drought in California and Patagonia during Mediaeval Time. Nature 369, 546–549.] findings from Mono Lake and Graumlich’s [1993. A 1000-year record of temperature and precipitation in the Sierra Nevada. Quaternary Research 39, 249–255.] tree-ring study from the southern Sierra Nevada, California archaeologists have for over a decade been investigating the possibility that prehistoric societies were noticeably impacted by severe droughts during… CONTINUE READING