Techniques in Archaeological Geology

  • ErvanĀ Garrison

Part of the Natural Science in Archaeology book series (ARCHAEOLOGY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 311-345

About this book


This 2nd edition is a survey level review of key areas of archaeological geology/geoarchaeology. Principal subject areas include:

  • historical principles;
  • archaeologic and geomorphic surfaces and landforms types;
  • sediments and sediment analytic methods;
  • archaeological stoney materials - petrographic and mineralogic attributes;
  • ceramic materials - mineralogic composition and analytic methods;
  • geochemical methods useful in archaeological geology - studies of materials;
  • commonly used geochronological methods for archaeological geology.

Contributions to paleoecology, paleoclimate and ancient cultures as well as multivariate ICP and EDX data are now included.


Archaeological Geology Archaeometry Geoarchaeology Paleoclimate Paleoecology

Authors and affiliations

  • ErvanĀ Garrison
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  1. 1.Department of Geology, The University ofAthensUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-30230-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30232-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1613-9712
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