Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

SOAN March 2018 Colloquium: EVOLUTION OF A FISHERY AND THE DECLINE OF AN ESTUARY: Historical Ecology and Archaeology of the Chesapeake Bay

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), #3, 4 & 5

Speaker: DR. TORBEN RICK

Chair, Anthropology

National Museum Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

 

Abstract: The social sciences are playing an increasingly important role in helping develop strategies for addressing contemporary environmental issues, including climate change and the widespread extinction of biodiversity. This talk focuses on archaeology’s contribution to biological conservation, restoration, and sustainability, drawing on recent interdisciplinary field and laboratory research on the Chesapeake Bay.

 

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