Lec. 23 Applied Archaeology

Lec. 23 Applied Archaeology - Mon, Nov 30 To Do List...

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Mon, Nov 30 To Do List • Applied Archaeology – So why does all of this matter? • Examples: – Amazonian Dark Earths (or Terra Preta) in the Amazon and Beyond – Reintroduction of Raised Field Technology in South America • Review Sheet Updates from today – Terms: Applied Archaeology, Biochar – What benefits do archaeological investigations of past human- environmental interactions provide to research focused on modern and future socio-ecological systems?
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Hooray for Goats!!! • Benefits: they eat anything, they can work on uneven ground, you don’t need permits to use them, and they can clear a quarter-acre in about three days, naturally fertilize wherever they go • http://rent-a-ruminant.mapmate.com/maps/1061
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If the Rent –a- Ruminant company were to examine the ancient context of Ain Ghazal what would they learn?
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• refers to archaeological research that is designed to have practical and educational significance for modern societies Applied vs. Basic Research • Applied: the application of knowledge from one or more fields to solve practical problems,
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