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Sediment Colors and Monumental Mounds

Archaeologists tend to be more familiar with soils and sediments than most people, especially geoarchaeologists such as myself – we specialize in the study of soils and sediments in order to understand how archaeological sites and monuments are formed. Sediments … Continue reading

The Many Moods of Mud

What is the Color of Mud? Most people would answer brown. But in the core lab of the JOIDES Resolution, a scientific drilling ship, the sedimentologists would beg to differ.  … Continue reading