Month: November 2018

Abstract: Volcanic ash (tephra) produced by explosive eruptions may be transported by wind and deposited thousands of kilometers from its source to form marker layers in time. These tephra layers may be used to link and to date geological, palaeoecological, palaeoclimatic, and archaeological sequences and events, including whether the transition from Neanderthals to anatomically modern human populations in Europe was…

Read More LECTURE on December 12th: ““Tephra! Linking Neanderthals to Magma Chambers” by Dr. Emma Tomlinson (TCD)