Urban organic archaeology: an irreplaceable palaeoecological archive at risk

@article{Kenward2008UrbanOA,
  title={Urban organic archaeology: an irreplaceable palaeoecological archive at risk},
  author={H. Kenward and A. Hall},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={584 - 596}
}
  • H. Kenward, A. Hall
  • Published 2008
  • History
  • World Archaeology
  • Abstract ‘Waterlogged’ organic archaeology beneath historic towns represents a major archaeological resource, but changing ground conditions are seemingly leading to its decay. This issue should not concern just archaeologists and others in the heritage industry: there will be significant loss of data concerning past ecology, micro-evolution and human daily life, as well as ground settlement and release of greenhouse gases. The information that will be lost is not restricted to that from macro… CONTINUE READING
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