I wrote a short article on various climate change research projects that appeared in Witness the Arctic this last week. The publication is put together by the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S.. If you’re interested, you can read the short piece here: http://www.arcus.org/witness-the-arctic/2014/1/article/20437
One of the themes that emerged from the back to back conferences I attended recently (hence no blogging) was that Archaeology Matters. Actually, Archaeology Matters was the theme of the Northwest Anthropological Conference, held in Portland March 27 to 30th. Paul Minnis gave a great key note speech on Utilitarian Archaeology. He discussed some of the […]
Short video on climate change and archaeology research in southwest Alaska. Mike and I were both on the Kuril Biocomplexity project’s 2007 expedition to the Kuril Islands and I recognize some photos from that trip in the video.
As part of my collaborative project with the National Park Service I led two weeks of fieldwork last summer on the northern Seward Peninsula Coast. I took a small team into the field to survey a section of coastline near the villages of Shishmaref and Wales. We had three goals: 1) to look for previously […]