The archaeology of Anthropocene rivers: water management and landscape change in ‘Gold Rush’ Australia

@article{Lawrence2016TheAO,
  title={The archaeology of Anthropocene rivers: water management and landscape change in ‘Gold Rush’ Australia},
  author={Susan Lawrence and Peter Davies and Jodi Turnbull},
  journal={Antiquity},
  year={2016},
  volume={90},
  pages={1348 - 1362}
}
Abstract Future scientists seeking evidence of the Anthropocene on a planetary scale will find a series of structurally similar deposits dating to within the same few thousand years at multiple locations around the world. It will be evident that they were produced by a global human drive to exploit the Earth's mineral wealth. The impact and the evidence left by this phenomenon in the ‘Gold Rush’ region of Victoria, Australia are particularly clear. Using a multi-scalar approach, the authors… 
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