Palaeobotanics and Environmental Archaeology Methods

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP


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The students should be familiar with the ecological and territorial integration of ancient human communities and the methods of study and record of vegetable remains that are still preserved in archaeological sites.

Introduction to vegetable taxonomy.
Basics of numerical analysis.
The eco-fisiographic and territorial integration using GIS techniques.
Data sampling and collection in palaeoecology, archaeobotanics and environmental archaeology.
Pollen morphology and analysis.

Evaluation Methodology
Written test.


Method of interaction
Lectures and tutorials.

Software used in class