The VIMOA Project and Archaeological Heritage in the Nuussuaq Peninsula, northwest Greenland

Matthew Walsh , Pelle Tejsner, Daniel Frazier Carlson, Leendert Vergeynst, Kasper Urup Kjeldsen, Friederike Gründger, Hanjing Dai, Steffen Thomsen, Erik Laursen

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Abstract

The Vaigat Iceberg - Microbial Oil degradation and Archaeological heritage investigation (VIMOA) project records the results of archaeological survey of five sites in Greenland threatened by extreme weather conditions related to climate change. The project demonstrates the advantages of collaboration between archaeologists and natural scientists and provides a repository of data to help preserve the archaeological record.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2020
Place of Publicationonline
PublisherAntiquity Publications Ltd
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Greenland
  • Arctic coastal erosion
  • photogrammetry
  • climate change
  • Paleo-Eskimo culture

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