Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Geoarchaeology

Anthropology 3010 Geoarchaeology
An introduction to geoarchaeology as a contextual framework for human paleoecology. Major topics include description and interpretation of sediments in which archaeological remains are found, consideration of the natural processes that create the archaeological record, and reconstruction of landscapes on which ancient people lived. Also addressed are: climate change, and the effects of these changes on biota; dating methods in archaeology; and geological sourcing techniques.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Anthropology 2137 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Offering: 2-3; 0-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences