About Me

My principal research interests are the investigation of coupled human environment systems in Amazonia, plant domestication and the development of agricultural landscapes, and the emergence of complex societies in the Americas.  Read more...

 

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Destruction of cultural landscapes in the Bolivian Amazon

Amazonian archaeologists sign letter of concern

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Tropical Forest Conservation

New UNESCO book

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Rice so nice it was domesticated thrice

Amazonian rice domestication

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The deep human history of tropicals forests

and its relevance for modern conservation

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Too early to argue for localized, short-term human impact in Amazonia

Read letters in PNAS

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Effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition

Domesticated species are five times more likely than nondomesticated species to be hyperdominant

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Impact on the Geoglyph Builders on Amazonian Forests

Only small, temporary clearing were made to build the geoglyphs with a larger managed landscape

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UAV Lidar to map ancient landscape transformation

How we built the system

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New synthesis paper about the Rio de la Plata Basin

Emergent Complexity, Changing Landscapes and Spheres of Interaction

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Department of Archaeology, College of Humanities University of Exeter
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