Climate Change Archaeology: Building Resilience from Research in the World's Coastal Wetlands by Robert Van De NoortClimate Change Archaeology: Building Resilience from Research in the World's Coastal Wetlands by Robert Van De Noort

Climate Change Archaeology: Building Resilience from Research in the World's Coastal Wetlands

byRobert Van De Noort

Hardcover | November 30, 2013

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It is beyond doubt that the climate is changing, presenting us with one of the biggest challenges in the twenty-first-century. During the past 150 years, archaeologists have studied the impact of climate change on humanity; however, this information has not yet been used when considering theimpact climate change will have on future human communities. This pioneering study addresses this major paradox in modern climate change research, and provides the theoretical basis for archaeological data to be included in climate change debates - an approach which uses archaeological research as arepository of ideas and concepts which can help build the resilience of modern communities against the background of rapid climate change.Applying this approach to four case study areas, which will be among the first to be significantly affected by climate change - the coastal wetlands of the North Sea, the Sundarbans, Florida's Gulf Coast, and the Iraqi Marshland, this comparative study illustrates the diversity of adaptive pathwaysimplemented in times of climate change in the past and how these can help prepare modern communities.
Robert Van de Noort is Professor in Wetland Archaeology and Dean of the College of Social Sciences and International Studies at the University of Exeter.
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Title:Climate Change Archaeology: Building Resilience from Research in the World's Coastal WetlandsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:November 30, 2013Publisher:OUPLanguage:English

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PrefaceList of figuresList of abbreviationsNote to the reader1. Introduction2. Climate change archaeology: background, building blocks and concepts3. Past, present, and future climate change4. How climate change will affect coastal wetlands and coastal communities5. The North Sea6. The Sundarbans7. Florida's coastal wetlands8. The Iraqi marshlands9. ConclusionsBibliographyIndex