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Research Theme: Human Dimensions

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Human Dimensions
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Research that addresses the effects of humans on the environment through their actions, behavior, beliefs, and use of land and resources; and how people are affected by the environment: health, natural hazards and disasters, and resources. Archaeological research is included in this category.

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Jorge Ivan Ramírez, Baptista, A., Lee, J., Traverso-Krejcarek, A., Santos, A. 2019: Accessing air quality risk in an urban minority community: Williamsburg, Brooklyn. In Vojnovic, I., Pearson, A., Gershim, A., Allen, A., and DeVerteuil, G., Handbook of Global Urban Health. New York: Routledge.

John F. Hoffecker 2019: Human Colonization of the Arctic: The Interaction between Early Migration and the Paleoenvironment [book review]. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 94: 309-310.

Toon, O. B., Bardeen, C. G., Robock, A., Xia, L., Kristensen, H., McKinzie, M., Peterson, R. J., Cheryl HarrisonNikki Lovenduski, Turco, R. P. 2019: Rapid expansion of nuclear arsenals by Pakistan and India portend regional and global catastrophe. Science Advances, 5(10): eeeay5478. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aay5478

Urban, T. M., Rasic, J. T., Alix, C., Anderson, D. D., Chisholm, L., Jacob, R. W., Manning, S. W., Owen Mason, Tremayne, A. H., Vinson, D. 2019: Magnetic detection of archaeological hearths in Alaska: A tool for investigating the full span of human presence at the gateway to North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 211: 73-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.03.018

Mountain Sentinels Network, including, Patrick Bourgeron 2019: Catalyzing transformations to sustainability in the world's mountains. Earth’s Future, 7(5): 547-557. DOI: 10.1029/2018EF001024

John F. Hoffecker, Holliday, V. T., Nehoroshev, P., Vishnyatsky, L., Otcherednoy, A., Salnaya, N., Goldberg, P., Southon, J., Scott J. LehmanPatrick Cappa, Giaccio, B., Forman, S. L., Quade, J. 2019: The dating of a Middle Paleolithic blade industry in Southern Russia and its relationship to the Initial Upper Paleolithic. Journal of Paleolithic Archaeology, 2(4): 381-417. DOI: 10.1007/s41982-019-00032-6

Urban, T. M., Rasic, J. T., Alix, C., Anderson, D. D., Chisholm, L., Jacob, R. W., Manning, S. W., Owen Mason, Tremayne, A. H., Vinson, D. 2019: Magnetic detection of archaeological hearths in Alaska: A tool for investigating the full span of human presence at the gateway to North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 211: 73-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.03.018

Mountain Sentinels Network: Klein, J. A., et al., including, Patrick Bourgeron 2019: Catalyzing transformations to sustainability in the world’s mountains. Earth’s Future, 7(5): 547-557. DOI: 10.1029/2018EF001024

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