Thursday, June 19, 2014

Archaeology- Ancient Cultures Affected by Climate Change, Too

June 15, 2014.
Brad Lepper, in The Columbus Dispatch, has written an informative article about the affects of climate on archaeological findings and cultural choices.

"Abrams and his team say that farming began in southern Ohio partly as a result of this climate change. A drier climate reduced the availability of nuts, and people adapted by shifting their attention to a variety of seed-bearing plants, such as sunflower and goosefoot."

To read the full article, click here.

Dr. Lepper has also written an additional post about Archaeology and Climate Change 
the full post can be found here.
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