Foster to present paper at Switzerland conference

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Professor Thomas Foster to discuss the resilience of coupled human-ecosystems

Associate Professor of Anthropology Thomas Foster will present research at the International Conference on Culture and Climate in Bern, Switzerland June 11-14, 2014. The event is organized by the University of Bern, Institute of Archaeological Science (IAW), the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR), and the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme sponsored by Past Global Changes (PAGES). The main topic for this year's conference is Culture, Climate and Environment Interactions at Prehistoric Wetland Sites.

Foster’s paper, “Resilience of Coupled Human-Ecosystems at a Wetland Site in the Southeastern United States,” covers his current research of a creek near the prehistoric, central Alabama town of Apalachicola. The research is funded by the National Science Foundation.

For more information on the conference, please click here.

Thomas Foster