Sensing High Water in Paris

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Paris, Pont Alexandre III, January 18, 1910

In 1910 Paris suffered its second largest flood since 1658. Today the city is inundated by a public memory of that event of just over a century ago. Continue reading

“Archaeology of the Anthropocene in the Yellow River region, China, 8000−2000 cal. BP”

Yijie Zhuang and Tristram R Kidder. 2014. The Holocene, Vol. 24, No. 11, pp. 1602 –1623.

Although archaeological analysis emphasizes the importance of climatic events as a driver of historical processes, we use a variety of environmental and archaeological data to show that Continue reading