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Archaeology: Environmental Archaeology

Study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains and environmental data, such as architecture, artifacts, biofacts, human remains, landscapes.

Environmental Archaeology

Environmental archaeology is the interdisciplinary study of past human interactions with the natural world.  Environmental archaeology is divided into three subfields: Zooarchaeology which studies animal remains, Archaeobotany which studies plant remains that are preserved at archaeological sites, and Geoarchaeology which studies global climate and local geomorphology.

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