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Potential raw material sources for the production of lithic artefacts in western Central Europe - GIS-data for the Rhineland, Westphalia, and the Benelux countries doi

Since July 2013, the project D4 of the Collaborative Research Centre 806 at the University of Cologne has dealt with the Mesolithic in western Germany. During the first phase of this research, the primary tasks were to establish a regional chronology for the Middle Stone Age on the one hand, and the mapping of all known sites in the Rhineland and Westphalia regarding the different Mesolithic phases on the other. Since July 2017, the project has focused on mobility, cultural exchange, and human-environment...
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Supplementary data of Hensel et al. 2021, Frontiers in Earth Science SFB806 doi Spatial

This data corresponds to the article and shall be quoted as such using the provided DOI: Hensel, E., Vogelsang, R., Noack, T., and Bubenzer, O. (2021). Stratigraphy and Chronology of Sodicho Rockshelter – A new sedimentological record of past environmental changes and human settlement phases in Southwestern Ethiopia. Frontiers in Earth Science 8(640). doi: 10.3389/feart.2020.611700.
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Distribution Maps of Early Neolithic in Central Europe and in Rhineland

The distribution of early Neolithic Bandkeramik sites is represented in two scales (central Europe and Rhineland) by detailed point distribution patterns and generalized polygons of high density areas. Location of sites is derived by digitizing published maps. Data: for central Europe from PREUSS (ed.) 1998 Map 1; for Rhineland from RICHTER / CLAßEN 1997 The method to delimit high density areas in a standardized way follows a protocol with six steps (see below point 4). This combination of methods is...
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Rezension zu: Kind, C.-J., Beutelspacher, Th., David, E. & Stephan, E. (2012). Das Mesolithikum in der Talaue des Neckars 2. Die Fundstreuungen von Siebenlinden 3, 4 und 5

Rezension zu: Kind, C.-J., Beutelspacher, Th., David, E. & Stephan, E. (2012). Das Mesolithikum in der Talaue des Neckars 2. Die Fundstreuungen von Siebenlinden 3, 4 und 5. Mit Beitr. v. J. Niederhöfer u. E. David (Forschungen und Berichte zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte in Baden-Württemberg 125). Stuttgart: Theiss. 500 S. ISBN 978-3-8062-2794-9. Einleitung In Rottenburg-Siebenlinden wurden die bisher umfangreichsten Ausgrabungen an mesolithischen Freilandstationen in Deutschland durchgeführt. Die...
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Menschenreste und Besiedlungsspuren – Das Mesolithikum der Blätterhöhle Spatial

State of research, archaeological and anthropological data from the mesolithic-neolithic cave-site Blätterhöhle in Westphalia, Germany.
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CRC806_E1_EUP_Sites_Database_20170721 SFB806 doi Spatial

CRC 806 “Our Way to Europe” – Project E1 Population Dynamics: Demographic Changes of Hunter-Gatherer Populations during the Upper Pleistocene and Early Holocene in Europe Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr Andreas Zimmermann PostDoc: Dr Isabell Schmidt FOR ANY QUESTIONS CONTACT THE RESPECTIVE AUTHORS (see below) General information: Databases used (revised and extended) within this work were courtesy provided by: Jean-Pierre Bocquet Appel INQUA – Radiocarbon Palaeolithic Europe Database ...
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A geochemical approach on reconstructing Upper Pleistocene environmental conditions from wadi deposits - an example from the Wadi Sabra (Jordan) doi Spatial

Stratified Upper Pleistocene sediment sequences have been geochemically investigated in the arid environment of the Wadi Sabra (Southern Jordan). The wadi fills are associated to archaeological finds of Upper Palaeolithic to Epipalaeolithic age and intended for a reconstruction of palaeoenvironmental conditions during and after the time of the initial human occupation. As the mineralogical and sedimentological composition of the sediments is highly influenced by the nature of the local source rock, the...
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Mapping the distribution of weathered Pleistocene wadi deposits in Southern Jordan using ASTER, SPOT-5 data and laboratory spectroscopic analysis doi Spatial

In the arid regions of the Levant, ancient wadi fills act as a terrestrial sedimentary archive with a high potential for preserving archaeological findings. This current study combines remote sensing with laboratory VIS-spectroscopy to investigate the spatial distribution of alluvial wadi fills in a small catchment in Southern Jordan. Due to its homogeneous sandstone geology, the composition of the alluvial sediments is highly influenced by the local bedrock whilst fluvial relocation and surface weathering...
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Boni Island - Holozäne Landschaftsdynamik und Mensch-Umwelt-Beziehung am Vierten Nil-Katarakt (Nord-Sudan) Spatial

Der Vierte Nil-Katarakt im Nord-Sudan ist im Jahr 2008 im Hamdab-Stausee untergegangen. Geowissenschaftlich und archäologisch bislang kaum erforscht, stellte er eine einzigartige landschaftliche Versuchsanordnung dar. Am Beispiel der Insel Boni, die für die vorliegende Studie vor der Flutung im Rahmen des Sonderforschungsbereichs 389 untersucht wurde, wird gezeigt, dass die tektonisch angelegte Kleinkammerung des Reliefs und die nachfolgende, periodisch und saisonal stark wechselnde fluviale und äolische...
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Kultur- und Landschaftswandel im ariden Afrika (Exkurs O. Bubenzer: Wüstenränder - sensitive ökologische, ökonomische und soziale Räume) Spatial

In vielen Trockengebieten der Erde haben der Klimawandel, ein überdurchschnittlich hoher Bevölkerungsdruck und eine zunehmende Ressourcen-, Nahrungsmittel- und Energienachfrage zu Landnutzungsänderungen, Migration, Ausweitung von Bewässerungsflächen oder zunehmender Verstädterung und damit einhergehenden Prozessen der Bodendegradation oder gar Desertifikation sowie zu physischem oder ökonomischem Wassermangel geführt. Während in prähistorischer Zeit das menschliche Handeln von den naturräumlichen...
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Towards a Reconstruction of Land Use Potential - Case Studies from the Western Desert of Egypt doi Spatial

This chapter is situated in the field among archaeology, geomorphology, and ecology. Two case studies from different east-Saharan landscape units classify and analyse archaeological, geoscientific, and remote-sensing data of Early and Mid-Holocene archaeological sites. The section combines the approaches of landscape ecology and landscape archaeology. The aim is a parameterisation of the research areas with respect to structural and ecological features. The data were used within a Geographical...
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Geoarchaeological site documentation and analysis of 3D data derived by terrestrial laser scanning doi

Terrestrial laser scanning was conducted to document and analyse sites of geoarchaeological interest in Jordan, Egypt and Spain. In those cases, the terrestrial laser scanner LMS-Z420i from Riegl was used in combination with an accurate RTK-GPS for georeferencing of the point clouds. Additionally, local surveying networks were integrated by established transformations and used for indirect registration purposes. All data were integrated in a workflow that involves different software and according results....
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