Multimedia Mesolithic | Video visuals

A few great watchables on YouTube.

Image_PedersenLate Glacial and Mesolithic in the UK | Kristian Pedersen (Edinburgh University) lecture

This lecture focuses on the English–Scottish border region but provides an excellent overview of knowledge, challenges and opportunities. As well as tying material culture into climatic change events, Kristian also provides definitions and explanations for some material culture nomenclature in a European context, like Hamburgian, Creswellian, etc. | 48 min Jan 2011

Sea Level Rise: 13,000 bp to 5,000 bp in the British Mesolithic | TemporalMapping.org
Animated output of paleoclimate model at 30 arc-second, 20 year resolution, 200 years per second. Sea level is calibrated to Global Sea Level estimates with data points at 1000 year intervals. This model does not yet account for isostacy (land rise), or glaciation | 48 sec (no audio) Jun 2011

Image_RC810 Radiocarbon Dates of the British Upper Paleolithic/Mesolithic | TemporalMapping.org
Animation visualising calibrated radiocarbon dates from the Council for British Archaeology’s Radiocarbon Database | 40 sec (no audio) Dec 2011

Seabed Prehistory | Wessex Archaeology
Image_SeabedArchaeologists have created a 3D visualisation of a whole prehistoric landscape now submerged 20 metres under the English Channel, and 8 miles off the West Sussex coast. This is how they believe it may have looked over 8000 years ago, based upon environmental and geophysical surveys; an estuary populated by families living from the river, sea and land; a river surrounded by salt marsh and forest | 4m 16s (with audio) 2006

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s