Monthly Archives: September 2012

Vachellia first

In August, after having acquired the necessary permit, John took the first samples of heartwood from selected Vachellia (camelthorn trees) in the Khan River valley. Armed with the tree corer, successfully tested in May this year (see blog “Trees as … Continue reading

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Wet & Dry: Archaeology & Climate change

John is to attend the SASQUA conference from 13th to the 16th September, hosted this year (2012) at Gobabeb as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. His paper is entitled: Climate proxies and occupation trends in the post-Pleistocene archaeological record for … Continue reading

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