publication . Article . 2020

The VIMOA project and archaeological heritage in the Nuussuaq Peninsula of north-west Greenland

Matthew Walsh; Pelle Tejsner; Daniel F. Carlson; Leendert Vergeynst; Kasper Urup Kjeldsen; Friederike Gründger; Hanjing Dai; Steffen Thomsen; Erik Laursen;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2020
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
<p>The Vaigat Iceberg-Microbial Oil Degradation and Archaeological Heritage Investigation (VIMOA) project records the results of archaeological survey of five sites in Greenland that are 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.</p>
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free text keywords: Arctic coastal erosion, climate change, Greenland, Palaeo-Eskimo Culture, photogrammetry, Archaeology, General Arts and Humanities, Geography, North west, Archaeology, Peninsula, geography.geographical_feature_category, Extreme weather, Climate change, Archaeological heritage, Archaeological record, Threatened species
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