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Human-environment interactions in Australia and New Guinea during the Holocene

Denham, Timothy; Mooney, Scott


Exploratory time-series analysis of radiocarbon data from archaeological contexts is used to reconstruct the population history of arid Australia, allowing this to be read in concert with records of climatic variability over the last 20 000 years. Probability distribution plots of 971 radiocarbon ages from 286 sites in five dryland regions (the arid west coast, Pilbara and Murchison, Nullarbor, arid interior and the southeastern arid zone) provide a proxy record of prehistoric population...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Holocene
DOI: 10.1177/0959683607087929


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