The course focuses on fundamental concepts in geoarchaeology and covers the application of earth science concepts, techniques and knowledge to the study of artifacts and the processes involved in the formation of the archaeological record. Preservation of paleoclimate signals in the geological record is considered. Case studies will consider specific North American and global examples. Prerequisite: four semester hours of geology or permission of the instructor.
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Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016