Quaternary landscapes in the Lesser Caucasus, geomorphic response to climate changes and human occupations

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:00 to 16:00


This lecture will encompass 17 years of research in the Caucasus in the frame of international collaborations working together on climate, landscape changes, and archaeology.

The impact of the Caspian sea relative level changes on the hydrosystem and prehistoric settlements will be explained. This to the discovering of the oldest water management and irrigation structures known, linked to climate and development of the Neolithic societies in the Lesser Caucasus.


Dr Vincent Ollivier

CNRS, LAMPEA, Aix-Marseille University

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