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  • Batt, Catherine M.; Brown, Maxwell; Clelland, Sarah-Jane; Korte, Monika; Linford, Paul; Outram, Zoe (Elsevier BV, 2017-09)
    Archaeomagnetic dating offers a valuable chronological tool for archaeological investigations, particularly for dating fired material. The method depends on the establishment of a dated record of secular variation of the Earth's magnetic field and this ...
  • Schmid, Magdalena Maria E (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-12-12)
    This thesis aims to refine the accuracy and precision of radiocarbon (14C) datasets in order to better understand the timing of archaeological and palaeoenvironmental events relating to important issues like mobility, colonisation, human impacts and ...
  • Walser III, Joe (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2021-03)
    Volcanic eruptions can cause significant human health and environmental threats both during and after their event due to the hazardous materials and gases that are actively or passively released into the surrounding environment. Historical records ...
  • Mímisson, Kristján (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2020-03)
    Every person’s life can be approached from various angles. Biographies are thus never complete narratives that tell entirely of a person’s life—all the events occurred, all the relations entered, all the emotions sensed, or all the opinions uttered—but ...
  • Carmichael, Bethune; Wilson, Greg; Namarnyilk, Ivan; Nadji, Sean; Cahill, Jacqueline; Brockwell, Sally; Webb, Bob; Bird, Deanne; Daly, Cathy; Carmichael, Bethune; Wilson, Greg; Namarnyilk, Ivan; Nadji, Sean; Cahill, Jacqueline; Brockwell, Sally; Webb, Bob; Bird, Deanne; Daly, Cathy (MDPI AG, 2020-07-24)
    Cultural sites are particularly important to Indigenous peoples, their identity, cosmology and sociopolitical traditions. The benefits of local control, and a lack of professional resources, necessitate the development of planning tools that support ...
  • Gestsdóttir, Hildur (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2014)
    Osteoarthritis has been intensively studied within the field of palaeopathology. For decades there was assumed to be a direct link between activity and the development of osteoarthritis, and this was reflected in the work which was carried out, with ...
  • Turchin, Peter; Currie, Thomas E.; Whitehouse, Harvey; François, Pieter; Feeney, Kevin; Mullins, Daniel; Hoyer, Daniel; Collins, Christina; Grohmann, Stephanie; Savage, Patrick; Mendel-Gleason, Gavin; Turner, Edward; Dupeyron, Agathe; Cioni, Enrico; Reddish, Jenny; Levine, Jill; Jordan, Greine; Brandl, Eva; Williams, Alice; Cesaretti, Rudolf; Krueger, Marta; Ceccarelli, Alessandro; Figliulo-Rosswurm, Joe; Tuan, Po-Ju; Peregrine, Peter; Marciniak, Arkadiusz; Preiser-Kapeller, Johannes; Kradin, Nikolay; Korotayev, Andrey; Palmisano, Alessio; Baker, David; Bidmead, Julye; Bol, Peter; Christian, David; Cook, Connie; Covey, Alan; Feinman, Gary; Júlíusson, Árni Daníel; Kristinsson, Axel; Miksic, John; Mostern, Ruth; Petrie, Cameron; Rudiak-Gould, Peter; ter Haar, Barend; Wallace, Vesna; Mair, Victor; Xie, Liye; Baines, John; Bridges, Elizabeth; Manning, Joseph; Lockhart, Bruce; Bogaard, Amy; Spencer, Charles (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017-12-21)
    Do human societies from around the world exhibit similarities in the way that they are structured, and show commonalities in the ways that they have evolved? These are long-standing questions that have proven difficult to answer. To test between competing ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir Beck, Sólveig (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2020-05)
    Innovations introduced in connection with the New Enterprises in Iceland in the second half of the 18th century have long been considered largely unsuccessful, but a more detailed analysis of the reception of particular innovations has been lacking. ...
  • Leifsson, Rúnar (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2018-05)
    In this thesis the ritual killing and burial of animals on grave-fields in Viking Age Iceland is critically re-evaluated, on a site-by-site basis, in order to characterize these customs and place them in a social and historical context. The foundation ...
  • Nistelberger, Heidi M.; Palsdottir, Albina Hulda; Star, Bastiaan; Leifsson, Rúnar; Gondek, Agata T; Orlando, Ludovic; Barrett, James H.; Hallsson, Jon; Boessenkool, Sanne (Elsevier BV, 2019-01)
    Horses are the most common grave goods found in Icelandic Viking Age graves. Horse skeletons have previously been sexed based on pelvis shape and the presence of canine teeth in male horses over 4–5 years of age. Morphological data has shown that all ...