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Plant Remains

Ismail-Meyer, Kristin. (2017) Plant Remains. In: Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology. New York, pp. 121-135.

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Abstract

Uncarbonized organic remains are found in natural and anthropogenic sediments of waterlogged and dry environments. In well-preserved deposits, the anatomy of the plant remains can still be observed. Specific characteristicsof organic remains allow their identification, thus providing information on the nature of the analysed sediments and further augmenting the taphonomic information inherent in the organics themselves. In this chapter, morphological characteristics of wood, wood bark and twigs, tree and shrub leaves, conifer needles, grasses, seeds, roots and mosses are presented.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Umweltwissenschaften > Integrative Prähistorische und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie (IPNA)
05 Faculty of Science > Departement Umweltwissenschaften > Integrative Prähistorische und Naturwissenschaftliche Archäologie (IPNA) > Geoarchäologie (Rentzel)
UniBasel Contributors:Ismail-Meyer, Kristin M.
Item Type:Book Section, refereed
Book Section Subtype:Further Contribution in a Book
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons
ISBN:978-1-118-94105-8
e-ISBN:978-1-118-94106-5
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Book item
Last Modified:22 Nov 2017 13:36
Deposited On:22 Nov 2017 13:36

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