Archäobotanik

Publications

In peer-reviewed journals

Orendi, A,; Deckers, K. (submitted) Resource Use in the Sidonian Coastal Plain during the Late Iron Age: Archaeobotanical investigations at Tell el-Burak, Lebanon. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany.

Rössner, C.; Deckers, K.; Benz, M.; Özkaya, V.; Riehl, S. (in press 2017) Subsistence Strategies and Vegetation Developent at Aceramic Neolithic Körtik Tepe, Southeastern Anatolia. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany.

de Gruchy, M., Deckers, K. and Riehl, S. (2016) A Diachronic Reconstruction of the Northern Mesopotamia Landscape (4th to 2nd Millennia BC) from Three Separate Sources of Evidence. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 8, 250-267.

Deckers, K. (2016) Oak charcoal from northeastern Syria as proxy for Vegetation, land use and climate in the second half of the Holocene. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 230, 22-36.

Benz, M.; Deckers, K.; Rößner, C.; Alexandrovsiy, A.; Pustovoytov, K.; Scheeres, M.; Fecher, M.; Coşkun, A.; Riehl, S.; Alt, K.W.; Özkaya, V. (2015) Prelude to village life. Environmental data and building traditions of the Epipalaeolithic settlement at Körtik Tepe, Southeast Turkey. Paléorient 41.2, 9-30.

Riehl, S.; Marinova, E.; Deckers, K.; Malina, M. and Conard, N.J. (2015) Plant use and local vegetation patterns during the second half of the late Pleistocene in southwestern Germany. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 7, 151-167.

Benz, M., Coşkun, A.; Hajdas, I.; Deckers, K.; Riehl, S. Alt, K.W.; Vecihi, Ö and Weniger, B. (2012). Methodological implications of new radiocarbon dates from the Early Holocene site of Körtik Tepe, Southeast Anatolia. Radiocarbon 54. 3-4.

Riehl, S.; Benz, M.; Conard, N.; Deckers, K.; Fazeli, H.; Zeidi, M. (2012). The modalities of plant use in three PPNA sites of the northern and eastern Fertile Crescent - A preliminary report. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 21, 95-106.

Pustovoytov, K.; Deckers, K. and Goldberg, P. (2011) Genesis, age and archaeological significance of a pedosediment in the depression around Tell Mozan, Syria. Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 913-924.

Deckers, K. and Pessin, H. (2010). Vegetation development in relation to human occupation and climatic change in the Middle Euphrates and Upper Jazirah (Syria/Turkey) during the Bronze Age. Quaternary Research 74, 216-226.

Deckers, K. and Riehl, S. (2008). Tells of the Upper Khabur: their hydrological and agrarian contexts. Paléorient 34.2, 173-189.

Deckers, K., Riehl, S., Jenkins, E., Rosen, A., Dodonov, A., Simakova, A.N. und N. J. Conard (2008). Vegetation development and human occupation in the Damascus Region of southwestern Syria from the Late Pleistocene to Holocene. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 18.4, 329-340.

Deckers, K. and Riehl, S. (2007). Fluvial deposits from northeastern Syria: Environmental contexts for archaeological sites. Quaternary Research. 67, 337-348.

Thomas, D., Deckers, K, Hald, M.M., Holmes, M., Madella, M. and White, K. (2006). Environmental Evidence from the Minaret of Jam Archaeological Project, Afghanistan. Iran 44.

Deckers, K., Sanderson, D.C.W. and Spencer, J.Q.C. (2005). Thermoluminescence Screening of Non-Diagnostic Sherds from Stream Sediments to Obtain a Preliminary Fluvial Chronology: An Example from Cyprus. Geoarchaeology. An International Journal 20.1, 2005.

Deckers, K. (2005). Post-Roman History of River Systems in Western Cyprus: Causes and Archaeological Implications. Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology 18.2, 155-181.

Deckers, K. (2005). Anthracological Research at the Archaeological Site of Emar on the Middle Euphrates, Syria. Paléorient 32.2, 152-166.

Spencer, J.Q., Sanderson, D.C.W., Deckers, K. and Sommerville, A. (2003). Assessing Mixed Dose Distribution in Young Sediments identified using Small Aliquots and a Simple Two-Step SAR Procedure: The F-Statistic as a Diagnostic Tool. Radiation Measurements 37: 425-431.

Peer-reviewed contributions in books

Deckers, K. (2011) Bronze Age archaeological sites in the landscape: On the former distribution and density of deciduous oak in northern Syria. In: Conard, N.J.; Drechsler, P.; Morales, A. (eds.) Between Sand and Sea. The archaeology and human ecology of southwestern Asia. Tübingen: Kerns Verlag, 177-190.

Deckers, K. and Riehl (2007) An evaluation of botanical assemblages from the 3rd to 2nd millennium BC in northeastern Syria. Varia Anatolica. vol. XIX, 481-502.

Deckers, K. (2007) The Western Cyprus Geoarchaeological Survey: Indications of the Impact of Humans on the Environment and opposite of the Environment on Humans. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie serie A 112, 105-113.

Deckers, K. (2003) The Western Cyprus Geoarchaeological Survey: Some Case Studies. In: Brysbaert, A.; de Bruijn, N.; Gibson, E.; Michael, A. und Monaghan, M. (eds) SOMA. Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology (British Archaeological Reports 1142) Oxford, 27-34.

Not peer-reviewed journal and book articles

Deckers, K. (submitted 2016) 2.5.On the Tell el-Abd radiocarbon chronology (Middle Euphrates, Syria). in: U. Finkbeiner ed. Final Reports of the Syrian-German Excavations at Tell el-‘Abd, vol. III Small Objects and Environmental Studies, Altertumskunde des Vorderen Orients (AVO) 16/3, Ugarit Verlag Münster.

Deckers, K. (submitted 2016) 2.4.Charcoal remains from 3rd millennium BC Tell el-Abd (Middle Euphrates, Syria). in: U. Finkbeiner ed. Final Reports of the Syrian-German Excavations at Tell el-‘Abd, vol. III Small Objects and Environmental Studies, Altertumskunde des Vorderen Orients (AVO) 16/3, Ugarit Verlag Münster.

Deckers, K. (2016) 3. Anthracological samples from the Early and Middle Bronze Age graves at Chagar Bazar (Syria). In: Tunca, Ö. & Baghdo, A.M. (Ed.) Chagar Bazar (Syrie) VIII. Les tombes ordinaires de l’âge du Bronze ancien et moyen des chantiers D-F-H-I (1999-2011). Études diverses. Louvain · Paris · Walpole (MA), 49-53.

Deckers, K.; Drechlser, P. and Sconzo, P. (2015) Radiocarbon chronology of Early Bronze Age sites from the Middle Euphrates region. In: Finkbeiner, U, Novak, M, Sakal, F. and Sconzo, P. (ed) ARCANE. Associated Regional Chronologies for the Ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Vol. IV. Middle Euphrates, Brepols 2015, 401-422.

Wilkinson, T.J. and Deckers, K. (2015) 2. The regional Setting of Jerablus Tahtani. In: Peltenburg, E. et al. 2015 Tell Jerablus Tahtani, Syria, I. Mortuary practices at an Early Bronze Age fort on the Euphrates River. Levant Supplementary Series 17. Oxford: Oxbow, 13-23.


Peltenburg, E.; Croft, P.; Cucchi, T.; Bailon, S.; Cerón-Carrasco, R.; Colledge, S.; Deckers, K.; Lorentz, K.O.; Mano, L.I.; McCartney, C.; Ridout-Sharpe, J. (in press 2014) Excavations of Neolithic Kissonerga-Mylouthkia, 2000-2006. Report of the Department of Antiquities Cyprus.


Conard, N.; Bretzke, K.; Deckers, K.; Hillgruber, K.F.; Kandel, A.W.; Masri, M.; Napierala, H.; Riehl, S.; Stahlschmidt, M. (2014) Natufian lifeways in the eastern foothills of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains. In: O. Bar-Yosef – F. Valla, F. (ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd Natufian Conference in Paris, 7-11 September 2009.

Coşkun,, A.; Benz, M.; Deckers, K., Riehl, S.; Alt, K.W. and Özkaya, V. (2012) New results on the Younger Dryas Occupation at Körtik Tepe. Neo-Lithics 1.12, 26-33.

Riehl, S. and Deckers, K. (2012) Environmental and agricultural dynamics in Northern Mesopotamia during the Early and Middle Bronze Age. In: Pfälzner, P.; Laneri, N. and Anastasio, S. (ed) Looking North: the socio-economic dynamics of northern Mesopotamian and Anatolian regions during the late third and early second millennium BC, 11-24.

Linstädter, J.; Aschrafi, M.; Ibouhouten, H.; Zielhofer, C.; Bussmann, J.; Deckers, K.; Müller-Sigmund, H.; Hutterer, R. (2012) Flussarchäologie der Moulouya-Hochflutebene, NO-Marokko. Madrider Mitteilungen.


Deckers, K. and Conard, N. (2011) Vegetation and wood-use from the Pleistocene to the Holocene in the Damascus Basin. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 1-16


Deckers, K. and Drechsler, P. (2011) GIS-modelling of Early Bronze Age settlements and resources in the Upper Khabur. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 16-32.


Deckers, K. and Pessin, H. (2011) Vegetation development in relation to human occupation and climatic change in the Middle Euphrates and Upper Jazirah (Syria/Turkey) during the Bronze Age. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 33-48.


Deckers, K. and Pustovoytov, K. (2011) Geoarchaeology in the Tell Mozan surroundings. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 49-60.


Deckers, K. (2011) Landscapes through time in the Tell Leilan surroundings. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 73-84.


Deckers, K. (2011) Riverine development in the Tell Hamidi surroundings. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 85-96.


Wilkinson, T. and Deckers, K. (2011) Tell Brak´s loess section in TC. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 107-110.


Deckers, K. (2011) The dung as fuel model tested at two Syrian Jezirah sites. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 143-156.


Deckers, K. (2011) Wood use in the palace of Qatna. In: Deckers, K. (ed.) Holocene landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent, 157-172.

Deckers, K. (2011) Wood remains from the Qatna tombs of the kings. In: Pfälzner, P. (ed) Interdisziplinäre Studien zur Königsgruft von Qatna. Wiesbaden, 403-409.

Coskun, A.; Benz, M.; Erdal, Y.S.; Koruyucu, M.M.; Deckers, K.; Riehl, S.; Siebert, A.; Alt, K.W.; Özkaya, V. (2011) Living by the water - Boon and Bane for the People of Körtik Tepe. Neo-Lithics 2.10, 15-26.

Deckers, K. (2010) Vegetation and wood use in the Bronze Age based on charcoals from Emar. In: Finkbeiner, U. and Sakal, F. (eds) Emar after the closure of the Tabqa Dam. The Syrian-German excavations 1996-2002. Volume I: Late Roman and Medieval cemeteries and environmental studies. Subartu XXV, 225-244.

Deckers, K (2010) Anthracological research on charcoal samples from Atchana. Yener, K.A.S. (eds) Tell Atchana, Ancient Alalakh. The 2003-2004 Excavations Seasons. Istanbul, 137-139.

Deckers, K. (2010). Archaeological sites of the Upper Khabur Basin in their fluvial geomorphological context. In: Deckers, K., Doll, M, Pälzner, P. and Riehl, S. (eds.) Development of the Environment, Subsistence and settlement of the city of Urkes and its region, 159-190.

Deckers, K. (2010). Anthracological research at Tell Mozan. In: Deckers, K., Doll, M, Pälzner, P. and Riehl, S. (eds.) Development of the Environment, Subsistence and settlement of the city of Urkes and its region, 361-378.

Riehl, S. and Deckers, K. (2009) Vorbericht zu einigen eisenzeitlichen und mittelalterlichen Pflanzenresten vom Tell Halaf. In: Baghdo, A.; Martin, L.; Novak, M. and Orthmann, W. (eds) Tell Halaf: Vorberichte über die erste und zweite syrisch-deutsche Grabungskampagne, 105-118.

Genz, H.; Cakirlar, C.; Damick, A.; Jastrzebska, E.; Riehl, S.; Deckers, K.; Donkinn, A. (2009) Excavations at Tell Fadous-Kfarabida: Preliminary Report on the 2009 Season of Excavations. BAAL 13, 161-188.

Riehl, S. and Deckers, K. (2007). Plant Remains. In: H. Genz. (ed) Tell Fadous (Lebanon). Baal 9, 84-88.

Deckers, K. and Vandenberghe, D. (2007). Confronting luminescence with radiocarbon dates for fluvial deposits in the Upper Khabur basin of northeastern Syria. Ooghe, B. and Verhoeven, G. (Eds). Broadening Horizons. Multidisciplinary approaches to landscape study, 50-74.

Deckers, K. and Riehl, S. (2004). The Development of Economy and Environment from Bronze Age to the Early Iron Age in Northern Syria and the Levant. A Case-Study from the Upper Khabur Region. Antiquity (Project Gallery) 78.302.

Deckers, K. (2002). The Western Cyprus Geo-Archaeological Survey: Establishing a Chronology for Landscape Evolution. CBRL Newsletter, 4-6.

Edited volumes

Deckers, K. (ed.) (2011) Holocene Landscapes through time in the Fertile Crescent. Subartu 38, Brepols Publishers.

Deckers, K. and Fuchs, M. (Eds) (2007). Proceedings of the Eastern Mediterranean/Near Eastern Geoarchaeology Meeting. Part II. Geoarchaeology. An International Journal. 22.6.

Fuchs, M. and Deckers, K. (Eds) (2006). Proceedings of the Eastern Mediterranean/Near Eastern Geoarchaeology Meeting. Geoarchaeology. An International Journal. volume 21.7.

Book Reviews

Deckers, K. (2014) Review in Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Holocene landscape changes of the Lezha region. A contribution to the palaeogeographies of coastal Albania and the geoarchaeology of ancient Lissos. Levent Uncu.

Deckers, K. (2010) Review in Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie 4, 537-540. Palaeo-environmental dynamics and archaeological sites. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. Vol. 53. Suppl. 1. Pavlopoulos, K. (ed.)

Deckers, K. (2007) Review in Geoarchaeology. An International Journal 22.7, 824-826 „Geoarchäologische, sedimentologische und morphodynamische Untersuchungen im Mündungsgebiet des Büyük Menderes (Mäander), Westtürkei“. Marc Müllenhoff, 2005. Marburg.

Deckers, K. (2005) Review in Journal of the American Oriental Society: Nützel, W. (2004). Einführung in die Geo-Archäologie des Vorderen Orients, Wiesbaden 2004.

Deckers, K. (2004). Review in The Prehistoric Society: Guilaine, J. and Le Brun, A. (ed) (2003). Le Néolithique de Chypre. Actes du Colloque International Organisé par le Département des Antiquités de Chypre et l´École Française d´Athènes. Athènes.

Conference papers and posters

Paper: “Vegetation and landuse in Northeastern Syria from the 3rd to 2nd millennium BC” – TEXTELSEM meeting in München – 19-20 November 2015.

Paper: “A multiproxy investigation to reconstruct vegetation and landuse in Northeastern Syria from the 4th till 2nd millennium BC. Deckers, K.; de Gruchy, M. and Riehl, S.” - 6th International Anthracology Meeting. Local to Global Significance of Charcoal Science. University of Freiburg, Germany, 30th August to 6th September 2015.

Paper: „Olive at Zeraqon (Jordan) and its Importance in the 3rd millennium BC . International Conference of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE)– Basel. 9-13 June 2014

Paper: „Land use and vegetation change in northern Syria from the 4th till the 2nd millennium BC“ (with co-author S. Riehl) at the IWGP 2013 in Thessaloniki. 17-22 June 2013


Poster: “Plant use and vegetation changes at Körtik Tepe from the Younger Dryas to the Early Holocene, Southeastern Turkey. (Authors: C. Rössner, K. Deckers, S. Riehl, M. Benz, A. Coskun and N. Conard)


Paper “Baumvegetation in der 2. Hälfte des Holozäns in N-Syrien/Südliche Türkei“ AK Wüstenrandforschung, 1.-2. Februar, Schloß Rauischholzhausen
2012


Invited Paper: „Umwelt und Landschaft in Obermesopotamien im 2. Jahrtausend BC“ . 2. HIGEOMES (Historische Geographie Obermesopotamiens im Gebiet zwischen Euphrat und Habur)-Kolloquium in Mainz, 23.-24. November 2012


Paper "Holzkohle aus der Königsgruft in Qatna” - at the Qatna Workshop, 18-19 June Tübingen


Paper "First evidene of an epipalaeolithic hunter-fisher-gatherer settlement at Körtik Tepe”. Authors: Benz, M.; Coskun, A; Rössner, C.; Deckers, K.; Riehl, S.; Alt, K.W.; Özkaya, V. at the 34th International Excavation, Research and Archaeometry Symposium at Corum.


Paper: “Vegetationsentwicklung vom Epipaläolithikum zum PPNA in Körtik Tepe” Jahrestreffen Körtik Tepe 2012, Tübingen 26.4.2012


Paper "Environmental Contexts for Archaeological Sites in the Upper Khabur Basin of Northeastern Syria. Case studies from the 5th till 2nd millennium BC". TDASP (Tübinger Damascus Ausgrabungs- und Survey Projekt), TISARP (Tübingen-Iranian Stone Age Research Project) Colloquium, 4th of March 2011.


Paper: “Geoarhaeology in the Upper Khabur Basin of NE Syria. Case Studies from the 5th till 2nd millennium BC” – Jahrestreffen of the AK Geoarchäologie. Heidelberg, May

Paper “On the distribution of deciduous oak in the second half of the Holocene in northern Syria“ at the 5th international charcoal meeting. Valencia. 5-9 Sept. 2011.

Paper “Geoarchaeology in the Upper Khabur Basin of NE Syria” K. Deckers, K. Pustovoytov, A. Hilgers and D. Vandenberghe. Jahrestagung Geoarchäologie, 6-8th of May 2011, Heidelberg.

Paper: “Methodological implications of new radiocarbon dates from the Early Holocene site of Körtik Tepe, Southeast Anatolia.” Radiocarbon and Archaeology. 6th international Symposium. Pafos, 10th-15th April. Autoren: Benz, M., Coşkun, A.; Hajdas, I.; Deckers, K.; Riehl, S. Alt, K.W.; Vecihi, Ö and Weniger, B.

Paper "Environmental Contexts for Archaeological Sites in the Upper Khabur Basin of Northeastern Syria. Case studies from the 5th till 2nd millennium BC". TDASP (Tübinger Damascus Ausgrabungs- und Survey Projekt), TISARP (Tübingen-Iranian Stone Age Research Project) Colloquium, 4th of March 2011.

Paper "Resource exploitation of the Upper Khabur (NE Syria) during the third millennium BC". ICAANE London, 12th-16th of April 2010

Poster "Geoarchaeology in the Upper Khabur (NE Syria). 6. Jahrestreffen der AK Geoarchäologie: gemeinsame Tagung von AK Geoarchäologie und AG Paläopedologie - Universität Frankfurt am Main – 13th-15th of May 2010.

Paper "Environmental settings at Natufian and PPNA sites in the Damascus region (Syria) based on plant remains from the archaeological sites Baaz and Kaus Kozah". 15ht conference of the international work group for palaeoethnobotany, Wilhelmshaven, 31. Mai-5. Juni 2010

Poster "Geoarchaeology in the Upper Khabur (NE Syria). 6. Jahrestreffen der AK Geoarchäologie: gemeinsame Tagung von AK Geoarchäologie und AG Paläopedologie - Universität Frankfurt am Main - 13.-15. Mai 2010.

Paper "Resource exploitation of the Upper Khabur (NE Syria) during the third millennium BC". ICAANE London, 12.-16. April 2010

Paper „Wood use in the palace of Qatna. Symposium: Qatna and the Networks of Bronze Age Globalism, Stuttgart, 17-19 Oktober 2009.

Co-author-paper “The timing of fluvial landscape evolution around archaeological sites in the Upper Khabur Basin (NE Syria): feasibility studies using OSL signals from fine-grained quartz”, 1st. L.A.I.S Symposium, 9.-12. September 2009, Delphi (Vandenberghe, Deckers, Wilkinson, Veghe)

Co-author paper „Natufian Adaptations in the Damascus Province of Syria” , 2nd Natufian Conference, Paris 7.-11. September 2009 (Conard, Bretzke, Deckers, Hillgruber, Kandel, Masri, Miller & Riehl).

Co-author paper „Baaz Rockshelter and its natural environment during the Late Natufian”, 2nd Natufian Conference, Paris 7.-11. September 2009 (Napierala, Deckers, Riehl und Conard)

Poster “Environmental reconstruction across the Late Pleistoceneto Holocene transition at Baaz Rockshelter, Damascus Province, Syria”, 51. Tagung der Gesellschaft vom 14.- 18. April 2009 - Ljubljana (Slowenien), Andrew W. Kandel , Knut Bretzke , Katleen Deckers , K. Felix Hillgruber , Mohamed Masri , Hannes A. Napierala , Nicholas J. Conard

Paper "Vegetation development in relation to human occupation and climatic change in the Middle Euphrates and Upper Jazirah (Syria/Turkey) during the Bronze Age" with Hugues Pessin at 4IMA in Brussel, 8.-13. September 2008

Paper "Vegetationsentwicklung im Bezug zur menschlichen Besiedlung und Klimawandel in NO-Syrien" 13.-17. of May 2008, in Mannheim, 6. Deutscher Archäologiekongress

Poster "Genese, Alter und archäologische Bedeutung eines Pedosediments der Niederung um Tell Mozan" Pustovoytov, K; Deckers, K. und Goldberg, P. in Trier, 1st-4th of May 2008. 4. Jahrestreffen AK Geoarchäologie

Paper "The Dung-as-Fuel-Model" tested at Archaeological Sites in the Near East" (Co-authored by S. Riehl and S. Schiegl) at the "14th Symposium of the International Working Group for Palaeoethnobotany" in Krakau, 18th-22nd of June 2007

Organisation of the Session "Soils as Record of the Past" (in cooperation with S. Carnicelli, D. Sanderson, K. Pustovoytov, N. Durand and P. Kühn) at the "European Geoscience Meeting" in Vienna, 15th-20st of April 2007

Paper "Vegetation changes from the 3rd to 2nd millennium BC in Northern Syria" at the Symposium in honour of Prof. Uerpmann "Archaeology and human ecology in southwestern Asia." at the university of Tübingen, October/November 2006

co-author of paper "Modelling Stone Age Landuse and Environmental Change in the Central Levant" (with Drechsler, P, Bretzke, K.; Deckers, K. and Conard, N.) at the UISPP in Lisboa, September 2006

Paper "Die Flusssedimente des Wadi Jaghjaghs im Oberen Khabur, NO Syrien von der Mitte des 4. bis 3. Jahrtausends BC als Umweltkontext für archäologischer Fundstellen". at the "2. Jahrestagung der AK Geoarchäologie", May 2006, Marburg.

Paper "Fourth to second millennium BC environmental contexts for archaeological sites in the Upper Khabur area, Northeastern Syria", ICAANE, Madrid, March 2006

Paper "Confronting luminescence with radiocarbon dates for fluvial deposits in the Upper Khabur basin of northeastern Syria" at the "Broadening Horizons" conference, February 2006, Gent.

Paper "Northeast Syrian sites in their environmental context". BANEA Edinburgh, January 2006

Paper “Mittelalterliche und rezentere Ablagerungen auf Zypern: Ursachen und archäologische Implikationen“ – AK Geoarchäologie Arbeitstreffen in Thurnau, 28-29th of May 2005.

Poster at the European Geoscience Meeting in Vienna, 24th-29th of April 2005: “A Fluvial Geoarchaeological Survey in NE Syria: Archaeological Sites in their Environmental Context”

Paper at the „Mozan Workshop: scientific research“, University of Tübingen, 7th of December 2004: „Tell Mozan and it´s environment: geoarchaeological and anthracological research“

Organisation of the “Eastern Mediterranean/Near Eastern Geoarchaeology Meeting” at the 22nd and 23rd of May 2004 at the University of Tübingen. Paper on: “Archaeological Sites in their Landscape Context in NE Syria: A Geoarchaeological Approach” – http://www.akgeoarchaeologie.de/meeting.html

Paper “A Geoarchaeological Survey along Several small Streams of the Upper Khabur Watershed in NE Syria” at the „4th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East“ from 29th of March- 3rd of April 2004 in Berlin.

Poster: “A Thermoluminescence (TL) Dating Application to Gain a Preliminary Approximate Insight into the NE Syrian Fluvial Chronology”

Paper: “Geoarchaeological Evidence from Western Cyprus: The Impact of Humans on the Environment and Opposite of the Environment on Humans”

Paper und Poster at the “Second International Conference on Soils and Archaeology“: 12th-15th of May 2003, Pisa.

Paper “A Geoarchaeological Survey in NE Syria” at the Round Table Meeting: « From Neolithisation through Urbanisation to Modernisation. Current Archaeological Research of the University of Tübingen in Syria” – 9th of February 2003, University of Tübingen

Co-author for the presentation at “LED2002. 10th International Conference on Luminescence and Electron Spin Resonance Dating, Reno, Nevada, July 24-28 2002.” Desert Research Institute. Paper: “Identifying bleached and un-bleached Components from broad De-distributions using small quartz aliquots and a simple two-step SAR procedure. Authors: J.Q. Spencer, D.C.W. Sanderson und K. Deckers

Presentation at the SOMA Conference in Glasgow – 15th-17th February 2002: “The Western Cyprus Geoarchaeological Survey. Archaeological Sites in the Landscape”

Poster und short presentation at the “Luminescence and ESR Dating Meeting” – University of Glasgow (UK) – 17th -19th of September 2001. Poster: “A TL-application on Sherds to Date Alluvial Terraces in Western Cyprus”.