publication . Other literature type . Article . 2020

Distribution of archaeological sites of Ancient Peru is linked to climatology and natural vegetation

Antonio Galán-de-Mera; Eliana Linares-Perea; Fredy Martos-Rodríguez; Juan Montoya-Quino; Carla Rodríguez-Zegarra; Iván Torres-Marquina; Carlos Trujillo-Vera; Francisco Villasante-Benavides; Juan Miguel Árias-Gámez; José Alfredo Vicente-Orellana;
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  • Published: 15 Apr 2020
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Abstract
In this article, we try to discover a parallelism among climate and bioclimate belts, use of the territory, and previously studied plant communities, taking into account historical and archaeological data to find an answer as to how different cultures perceived the landscapes. After a statistical analysis generating a S��rensen dendrogram, we were able to observe how archaeological sites were ordered according to bioclimatic belts, crops, and human activity; the results of a canonical correspondence analysis (CCA) showed connections among archaeological sites, crops, products, and plant associations of the landscapes. Groups with the most humid climate represent...
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free text keywords: 59999 Environmental Sciences not elsewhere classified, FOS: Earth and related environmental sciences, Ecology, FOS: Biological sciences, Sociology, FOS: Sociology, 69999 Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, Hematology, Plant Biology, Plant Science, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics, Geography, Archaeology, Plant community, Vegetation, Phytosociology
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Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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Other literature type . 2020
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Other literature type . 2020
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