Mediaeval Lead Pollution in the River Ouse at York, England

@inproceedings{HudsonEdwards1999MediaevalLP,
  title={Mediaeval Lead Pollution in the River Ouse at York, England},
  author={Karen A Hudson-Edwards and Mark G. Macklin and Rhona Finlayson and David G. Passmore},
  year={1999}
}
The City of York in northern England has a long history of being flooded by the River Ouse. Excavations of a 9 m sedimentary profile were carried out by the York Archaeological Trust on the site of a pumping station associated with a flood prevention scheme at North Street on the south-west bank of the River Ouse. This profile records evidence of human activity and episodic river sedimentation over a period from the 2nd to the 14th century AD. Anthropogenic materials in the profile include… CONTINUE READING

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