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This file holds the ICP-MS data generated on 311 pottery samples (44 elements) by Erik Gjesfjeld for his Ph.D. thesis titled, "Of Pots and People: Investigating Hunter-Gatherer Pottery Production and Social Networks in the Kuril Islands". This thesis was submitted to the University of Washington on June 12th, 2014 in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Ph.D. degree. Dr. Gjesfjeld completed his degree in the University of Washington's Department of Anthropology.
KBP Site Locations (2009)
A table with site names and latitude and longitude of the archaeological sites found in the Kuril Islands during the 2006-2008 fieldwork.
KBP-Pottery: Descriptive Measurements (2014)
Descriptive data collected from 1115 archaeological pottery fragments from the Kuril Islands, collected as part of the Kuril Biocomplexity Project under Ben Fitzhugh, direction. The pottery analysis was conducted by Erik Gjesfjeld and this table of data comes from an appendix in his Ph.D. dissertation thesis titled: "Of Pots and People: Investigating Hunter-Gatherer Pottery Production and Social Networks in the Kuril Islands" filed in partial fulfillment of the PhD degree at the University of...
Kuril Biocomplexity Project Archive (NSF 0508109)
A broadly interdisciplinary, international team investigated the complex web of cultural, ecological, geological, and climate systems in the Kuril Islands. The Kurils provide uniquely laboratory-like conditions for this study, permitting examination of past changes in local climates and ecosystems along an island chain. The islands are situated along a latitudinal gradient extending from temperate Hokkaido Island (north of Japan) to subarctic Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia. Evidence of human...
Kuril Island Pottery - Types and Radiocarbon Dates from E. Gjesfjeld's 2014 PhD Thesis (2014)
This file contains the typological categories and radiocarbon dates used in Erik Gjesfjeld's analysis of pottery from the Kuril Biocomplexity Project's archaeological research on the Kuril Islands in the Northwest Pacific.
Preliminary Report on Volcanological Research of KBP 2007-08 Cruise by Japanese Volcanology group (2008)
Preliminary report on the volcanic history and tephrochronology of the Kuril Archipelago of relevance to human exposure to natural hazards in prehistory and archaeological site preservation
REPORT ON THE 2008-2009 WORK WITHIN THE FRAMES OF THE KURILE BIOCOMPLEXITY PROJECT (2009)
Report on geological stratigraphy and associated data on tephra/volcanic events, paleotsunami deposits and other events of relevance to understanding geological hazards, archaeological preservation/visibility, and chronology in the Kuril Islands.