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Cultural change in its environmental context: exploring, interpreting, and managing archaeologically rich, large-scale cultural landscapes in the Mediterranean Basin [ 2009 - 2011 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP0989901]

Researchers Dr SA Ross; Dr SE Connor; Dr AI Herries; Dr G Burgers; Dr I Iliev; Ms A Sobotkova; Dr K Rabadjiev

Brief description (1) Production of a Holocene climate history and evaluation of long-term human response to environmental change in Mediterranean to continental climate zones. (2) Development of relationships with international researchers, including leading scholars from Italy, Bulgaria, the United States, and the Netherlands. (3) Extension of Australia's leadership in Mediterranean archaeology to the Balkans through building institutional relationships and initiating a presence in Bulgaria (arguably the most promising country in its region for archaeological research). (4) Development of innovative remote sensing methods for archaeological reconnaissance with wide applicability, including in Australian contexts and by other Australian research projects.

Funding Amount $117,104

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