L02 History

L02 History - GEOL 107 L2 8/24/2011 History of Oceanography...

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GEOL 107±L2 8/24/2011 1 History of Oceanography uses and study of the oceans The First over sea Human Migrations Settlement of South Pacific PNG & Philippines 30,000 to 20,000 years ago Polynesian Islands 1000 Ͳ BC Hawaii settled by 300 Ͳ 600AD Settlement of South Pacific How do we know? Archaeological evidence Isotopic dating techniques Polynesians Ͳ First Ocean Voyagers from Asia to Papua New Guinea by 30,000 years ago to Polynesia 4000 BC 1000 AD Ͳ to Hawaii ~450 AD some of the most remote Pacific Islands were some of the last places to be colonized in the world (sometime between 300 Ͳ 600 AD). Polynesian Oceangoing Canoes
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GEOL 107±L2 8/24/2011 2 Polynesian Stick Map Ͳ sticks approximate currents and swell (wave) directions, stones or shells approximate islands. The Mediterranean Region The Mediterranean Region Egyptian and Mesopotamian Cultures and early trade ~3000 BC Greek colonization of the Mediterranean ~1000 BC How do we know?
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ECON 404 taught by Professor Carrillo during the Spring '11 term at USC.

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L02 History - GEOL 107 L2 8/24/2011 History of Oceanography...

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