Using Middens As Time Machines
Join zooarchaeologist Mike Etnier of Western Washington University as he exposes the secrets of bones. Etnier displays bones found in sites once occupied by ancient hunters along the edge of the Pacific Ocean and describes using those bones to discover information about the distant past including climate shifts. Etnier talks with Shawn Larson, curator of conservation at the Seattle Aquarium, about marine mammals.
Understanding Climate Change Through Archaeology
Understanding Climate Change Through Archaeology — For a zooarchaeologist, bones give up secrets about the distant past. Join Mike Etnier, zooarchaeologist at Western Washington University, as he exposes the secrets of bones. His work investigates how the populations and habitat ranges of animals like the Northern Fur Seal changed over time due... Read More >