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The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

David J. Meltzer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the late 19th and early 20th century the effort to determine when humans first came to North America defined the emerging discipline of American archaeology. It did so not just because some of the ... More


Glacial History and Long-Term Ecology in the Toolik Lake Region

Donald A. Walker, Thomas D. Hamilton, Hilmar A. Maier, Corinne A. Munger, and Martha K. Raynolds

in Alaska's Changing Arctic: Ecological Consequences for Tundra, Streams, and Lakes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199860401
eISBN:
9780190267889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199860401.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter investigates the glacial history and long-term ecology in the Toolik Lake Region. It focuses on understanding the current variety of landforms, soils, and vegetation that occupy the ... More


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