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Archaeological soil and sediment micromorphology

Author: Cristiano Nicosia; Georges Stoops
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2017. ©2017
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Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology goes beyond a mere review of current literature and features the most up to date contributions from numerous scientists working in the field. The book  Read more...

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Archaeological soil and sediment micromorphology.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2017
(DLC) 2017013126
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cristiano Nicosia; Georges Stoops
ISBN: 9781118941058 1118941055
OCLC Number: 978252189
Description: xix, 476 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: List of Contributors List of Referees List of Abbreviations Introduction Georges Stoops, Cristiano Nicosia Vakgroep Geologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, Belgium Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Chapter 1 Bone and other skeletal tissues Ximena S. Villagran; Dirk J. Huisman; Susan M. Mentzer,; Christopher E. Miller,; Miranda M. Jans Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, Amersfoort, The Netherlands Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Germany School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Paleoenvironment, University of Tubingen, Germany JOINT POW/MIA Accounting Command Central Identification Laboratory, JBPHH, HI, USA Chapter 2 Avian Eggshell Matthew G. Canti Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 3 Mollusc Shell Matthew G. Canti Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 4 Biospheroids Produced by Earthworms Matthew G. Canti Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 5 Faecal Spherulites Matthew G. Canti, Jacques Elie Brochier Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom AMU, UMR 7269 LAMPEA, Aix-en-Provence, France Chapter 6 Excrements of herbivores David Bronnimann; Kristin Ismail-Meyer; Philippe Rentzel; Christine Pumpin; Lenka Lisa IPAS - Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science, University of Basel, Switzerland Institute of Geology, Czech Academy of Science, Czech Republic Chapter 7 Excrements of omnivores and carnivores David Bronnimann; Christine Pumpin; Kristin Ismail-Meyer; Philippe Rentzel; Natalia Eguez IPAS - Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science, University of Basel, Switzerland Institute for Pre-and Protohistoric Archaeology, Christian-Albrechts Universitat zu Kiel, Germany Chapter 8 Guano Panagiotis Karkanas Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Greece Chapter 9 Ova of Intestinal Parasites Christine Pumpin; Matthieu Le Bailly; Sandra Pichler IPAS - Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science, University of Basel, Switzerland University of Bourgogne Franche-Comte, CNRS UMR Chrono-environment, Besancon, France Chapter 10 Earth construction materials David E. Friesem, Julia Wattez, , Marylise Onfray, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom UMR 5140 Archeologie des Societes Mediterraneennes, CNRS, Universite Paul Valery; Ministere de la Culture, Inrap, Lattes, France Departement DMOS, Agro-Paris-Tech, Thiverval-Grignon, France Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, UMR 8215-Trajectoires, France Chapter 11 Laterite as Construction Material Georges Stoops Vakgroep Geologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, Belgium Chapter 12 Turf as constructional material Dirk J. Huisman; Karen B. Milek Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, Amersfoort, The Netherlands Department of Archaeology, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom Chapter 13 Plant Remains Kristin Ismail-Meyer IPAS - Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science, University of Basel, Switzerland Chapter 14 Chaff Cristiano Nicosia; Matthew G. Canti Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 15 Charred Plant Remains Matthew G. Canti Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 16 Coal Matthew G. Canti Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 17 Plant Ash Matthew G. Canti, Jacques Elie Brochier Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom AMU, UMR 7269 LAMPEA, Aix-en-Provence, France Chapter 18 Opal Phytoliths Luc Vrydaghs,, Yannick Devos, Akos Peto Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium ROOTS Research Team in Palaeo- and ArchaeoSciences, Brussels, Belgium Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Nature Conservation and Landscape Management, Department of Nature Conservation and Landscape Ecology, Szent Istvan University, Hungary Chapter 19 Siliceous microfossils from single-celled organisms: diatoms and chrysophycean stomatocysts Elie Verleyen; Koen Sabbe; Wim Vyverman; Cristiano Nicosia Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Chapter 20 Opal Sponge Spicules Luc Vrydaghs Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Chapter 21 Burnt Soils and Sediments Astrid Ropke; Carlos Dietl Labor fur Archaobotanik, Ur- und Fruhgeschichte,Universitat zu Koln, Germany Gesteinslabor Dr. Eberhard Jahns, Heilbad Heiligenstaat, Germany Chapter 22 Burnt carbonates Matthew G. Canti Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 23 Calcareous Mortars, Plasters and Floors Georges Stoops; Matthew G. Canti; Selim Kapur Vakgroep Geologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, Belgium Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Department of Archaeometry, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey Chapter 24 Gypsic Mortars and Plasters Georges Stoops; Alexander Tsatskin; Matthew G. Canti Vakgroep Geologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, Belgium Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel Historic England, Eastney, United Kingdom Chapter 25 Ceramic Materials Lara Maritan Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Universita di Padova, Italy Chapter 26 Metals and metalworking residues Ivana Angelini; Gilberto Artioli,; Cristiano Nicosia Dipartimento dei Beni Culturali, Universita di Padova, Italy Dipartimento di Geoscienze, Universita di Padova, Italy CIRCe Centre, Universita di Padova, Italy Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Chapter 27 Lithic Artefacts Diego E. Angelucci Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia, Universita degli Studi di Trento, Italy Chapter 28 Soils Disturbed by Vegetation Clearance and Tillage Judit Deak; Anne Gebhardt; Helen Lewis; Maria Raimonda Usai; Heejin Lee Office du Patrimoine et de l Archeologie Neuchatel, Section Archeologie, Switzerland UMR 7230, LIVE, Equipe paleo-environnement, Universite de Strasbourg, INRAP, France School of Archaeology, University College Dublin, Republic of Ireland Department of Architecture and Design, University of Sassari, Alghero, Italy Institute for Archaeology and Environment, Korea University, South Korea Chapter 29 Animal Gathering Enclosures Ruth Shahack-Gross Laboratory for Sedimentary Archaeology, Department of Maritime Civilizations, University of Haifa, Israel Chapter 30 Trampling, poaching and the effect of traffic Philippe Rentzel; Cristiano Nicosia; Anne Gebhardt; David Bronnimann; Christine Pumpin; Kristin Ismail-Meyer IPAS - Integrative Prehistory and Archaeological Science, University of Basel, Switzerland Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium UMR 7230, LIVE, Equipe paleo-environnement, Universite de Strasbourg, INRAP, France Chapter 31 Combustion Features Carolina Mallol,; Susan M. Mentzer,; Christopher E. Miller, Departamento de Geografia e Historia, Universidad de La Laguna, Campus de Guajara, Tenerife, Spain Instituto Universitario de Bio-Organica Antonio Gonzalez, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Germany School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Paleoenvironment, University of Tubingen, Germany Chapter 32 European Dark Earth Cristiano Nicosia; Yannick Devos; Richard I. Macphail Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Institute of Archaeology, University College London, London, United Kingdom Chapter 33 Amazonian Dark Earths Manuel Arroyo-Kalin Institute of Archaeology, University College London, United Kingdom Chapter 34 Cave and Rock Shelter Sediments Carolina Mallol, , Paul Goldberg,, Departamento de Geografia e Historia, Universidad de La Laguna, Campus de Guajara, Tenerife, Spain Instituto Universitario de Bio-Organica Antonio Gonzalez, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain Department of Archaeology, Boston University, U.S.A. Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Germany Centre for Archaeological Sciences, University of Wollongong, New South Wales Chapter 35 Sampling for soil micromorphology Georges Stoops; Cristiano Nicosia Vakgroep Geologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, Belgium Centre de Recherches en Archeologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium Chapter 36 Fluorescence microscopy Georges Stoops Vakgroep Geologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, Belgium Chapter 37 Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) Lisa-Marie Shillito School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle University, United Kingdom Chapter 38 Isotope Mass Spectrometry (on micro drilled powders) Susan M. Mentzer , Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Germany School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Chapter 39 FTIR microscopy Francesco Berna Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada Chapter 40 X-ray Microdiffraction Christoph Berthold, Susan M. Mentzer, Competence Center Archaeometry - Baden-Wuerttemberg (CCA-BW), Applied Mineralogy, Department of Geosciences, University of Tubingen, Germany Institute for Archaeological Sciences, Department of Geosciences, University of Tubingen, Germany School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Chapter 41 Micro XRF Susan M. Mentzer, Institute for Archaeological Sciences, University of Tubingen, Germany School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Chapter 42 Micro-CT scanning Dominique Ngan-Tillard; Dirk J. Huisman Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences Section Geo Engineering, Delft Technical University, The Netherlands Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, Amersfoort, The Netherlands Chapter 43 Electron Probe X-ray Micro Analysis (SEM-EPMA) techniques Clare A. Wilson Biological and Environmental Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, United Kingdom Chapter 44 Reflected Light Bertrand Ligouis Institute for Archaeological Sciences, Geoarchaeology, Laboratory for Applied Organic Petrology (LAOP), University of Tubingen, Germany Index
Responsibility: edited by Dr. Cristiano Nicosia, Centre de Recherches en Archaologie et Patrimoine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, and Em. Prof. Dr. Georges Stoops, Vakgroep Geologie, Faculteit Wetenschappen, Universiteit Gent, Belgium.

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