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THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARSOF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
|Coordinator Country||United Kingdom [UK]|
|Total cost||183˙454 €|
|EC max contribution||183˙454 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2018-01-02 to 2020-01-01|
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|1||THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARSOF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE||UK (CAMBRIDGE)||coordinator||183˙454.00|
WaMStrIn will re-evaluate the relationship between human settlement and the changing hydrological network of the Indus area of Pakistan during the emergence of first urban centres in ancient South Asia (2500-1900 BC). The ancient Indus was the most extensive of the three so-called cradles of Old World civilisation and a number of attempts have been made to trace the network of palaeorivers that watered this region and sustained its ancient population. Using a novel combination of multi-temporal satellite remote sensing, GIS-based topographic analysis, geostatistics and network analysis WaMStrIn will overcome previous problems in the detection of ancient rivers and associated archaeological sites. In doing so WaMStrIn will provide new hypotheses and quantifiable open access data on (1) past water management, (2) the mechanism employed to cope with changing water availability and (3) the consequences of a long-term shift towards more arid conditions for South Asia's earliest large-scale, urban, and interconnected society.
Water management and availability are relevant to a range of current archaeological debates, particularly those related to food security, sustainability and resilience. These issues are also directly relevant to current investigation into the impact of climate change on modern populations in regions that are becoming increasingly arid. WaMStrIn study area is core to this debate as it was intensely occupied by an urban society that was affected by a dramatic weakening of the Indian Summer Monsoon around 4200 years ago. The successful development of WaMStrIn will provide relevant new methods for the study of water management in the past and important new data for a sustainable planning and management of water in the current context of climate change towards more arid conditions.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Green, Orengo, Alam, Garcia-Molsosa, Green, Conesa, Ranjan, Singh, Petrie
Re-Discovering Ancient Landscapes: Archaeological Survey of Mound Features from Historical Maps in Northwest India and Implications for Investigating the Large-Scale Distribution of Cultural Heritage Sites in South Asia
published pages: 2089, ISSN: 2072-4292, DOI: 10.3390/rs11182089
|Remote Sensing 11/18||2020-01-30|
Arnau Garcia, Hector Orengo, Francesc Conesa, Adam Green, Cameron Petrie
Remote Sensing and Historical Morphodynamics of Alluvial Plains. The 1909 Indus Flood and the City of Dera Ghazi Khan (Province of Punjab, Pakistan)
published pages: 21, ISSN: 2076-3263, DOI: 10.3390/geosciences9010021
Cameron Petrie, Hector Orengo, Adam Green, Joanna Walker, Arnau Garcia, Francesc Conesa, J. Knox, Ravindra Singh
Mapping Archaeology While Mapping an Empire: Using Historical Maps to Reconstruct Ancient Settlement Landscapes in Modern India and Pakistan
published pages: 11, ISSN: 2076-3263, DOI: 10.3390/geosciences9010011
H.A. Orengo, A. Garcia-Molsosa
A brave new world for archaeological survey: Automated machine learning-based potsherd detection using high-resolution drone imagery
published pages: 105013, ISSN: 0305-4403, DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2019.105013
|Journal of Archaeological Science 112||2020-01-29|
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