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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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ANT 204 - The Gulf of Maine: Archaeology, Ecology, and Environmental Change


The Gulf of Maine class describes the methods and theories used by archaeologists, geologist, marine scientist, environmental scientist and policy makers to understand changes in human life ways and environmental conditions over time. Attention is given reconstruction of changes in sea-level over time: excavation and interpretation of archaeological materials from maritime sites; understanding of species distribution and interaction over time; and policy making related to environmental change of the Anthropocene Issues in coastal erosion, declining cod stocks, predator-prey relations, environmental restoration and cultural heritage be covered. An integral laboratory component will focus on proxy and modern evidence for the dynamic and changing ecosystem. Some attention will be given to specific topics such as regional climatic change, the Casco Bay Estuary Project and research institutes focused on marine environments in the Gulf of Maine.

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Credits: 4

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Science Exploration
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Course Type: Anthropology



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