Complexity Digest 2008.29 - 05
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Archaeology: The Lost World, Nature
Excerpts: Armed with a map depicting a 10,000-year-old landscape submerged beneath the North Sea and fresh evidence from nearby sites, archaeologists are realizing that early humans were more territorial than was previously thought. (...)
In just a few thousand years, Doggerland was transformed from a harsh tundra into a fertile paradise, and eventually into the northern European landscape that we know today. "It put human adaptability to the test," says Gaffney.
- Source: Archaeology: The Lost World
[ http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080709/full/454151a.html ], Laura Spinney, DOI: doi:10.1038/454151a, Nature, 08/07/10