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Hot, Dry, Flooded, and Burned: Climate Change Science and Archaeology in the National Park Service
Society for American Archaeology 79th Annual Meeting (2014)
  • Pei-Lin Yu, National Park Service
  • stanley bond, National Park Service
  • Marcy Rockman
Abstract
Archaeological sites, features, and heritage values in America’s national parks are under assault from climate change. Rising temperatures and changing weather patterns generate stressors like melting glaciers and ice patches, flooded coastlines and islands, extreme fire events, and aggressive invasive species. In this paper we review large-scale steps to deal with climate change threats to archaeological resources, and the silver lining: new park-based research into paleoclimate, cultural evolution, and traditional ecological knowledge.
Publication Date
April 24, 2014
Citation Information
Pei-Lin Yu, stanley bond and Marcy Rockman. "Hot, Dry, Flooded, and Burned: Climate Change Science and Archaeology in the National Park Service" Society for American Archaeology 79th Annual Meeting (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/pei-lin_yu/14/