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News at the Environmental Archaeology Laboratory

News, upcoming seminars and other events at the Environmental Archaeology Laboratory.

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Inauguration of research infrastructure equipment
Published: 2024-02-01

The Environmental Archaeology Laboratory and Humlab organised an inauguration of infrastructure equipment.

Once there were lakes in the Sahara Desert
Published: 2022-09-13

Read more about the existence of ancient lakes in Sahara dated between around 10.000 and 5.000 years ago.

The Environmental Archaeological Lab takes over pollen measurements in Umeå
Published: 2022-08-03

The pollen trap is located on a roof on campus. Data is reported to the Swedish Museum of Natural History.

6,000 years of human impact on the biodiversity of insects
Published: 2022-07-01

New study examines fossils of beetles to understand how changes in climate and landscape have affected.

Umeå archaeologists published in Nature
Published: 2022-02-14

Chelsea Budd and Malcolm Lillie, archaeologists at UmU, are two of those who participated in the study.

Large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Published: 2021-10-08

The Swedish Research Council has awarded large infrastructure grants to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

SEK 7.7 million to develop the Archaeology Database SEAD
Published: 2020-12-04

Riksbankens Jubileumsfond has granted SEK 7,728,000 to develop availability of data from tree ring analyses.

New book about prehistoric Ukraine
Published: 2020-11-25

The book is the first comprehensive compilation of Ukrainian prehistory.

Philip Buckland elected to expert group for research infrastructure
Published: 2020-11-12

They will strengthen the findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reuse of research data.

New Scientist: Wealth gap in Europe already 6600 years ago
Published: 2020-08-04

Archaeologists reveal that socioeconomic inequality developed in Europe earlier than previously believed.

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Latest update: 2024-01-18