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Stable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa
by B.A.R. in Oxford, England
|Other titles||Prehistoric diets in s-w Cape, S. Africa.|
|Series||Cambridge monographs in African archaeology ;, 15, BAR international series ;, 293|
|LC Classifications||GN865.S5 S43 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 150 p. :|
|Number of Pages||150|
|LC Control Number||86219121|
The presence of tsetse flies in eastern Africa has been used as an explanation for observed patterns of subsistence diversity among early pastoralists in the Lake Victoria basin (21, 28) and for limited southward movement (15, 20, 29, 30).A range of zoonoses posed threats for early herders, but trypanosomiasis risks have an especially widespread effect on human communities, even . Stable-carbon isotope ratios as a measure of marine versus terrestrial protein in ancient diets, Science – 2. DeNiro, M. & Epstein, S. Influence of diet on the distribution of carbon isotopes in animals, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta –
Stable isotopes and diet. Fig. 2. – Carbon vs. nitrogen isotope ratios in common New World food groups. spectrometer, also located at USF. Previously, it . Equipment. Stable Light Isotopes are an essential reserarch tool in the Archaeological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Oceanography, and Ecology. T he Stable Light Isotope Laboratory, one of only a few on the African continent, provides state-of-the-art and routine stable light isotope analyses for the University community and users from the South African research community, and abroad.
A Simple Carbon Isotope Model for Reconstructing Prehistoric Human Diet Corina M. Kellner and Margaret J. Schoeninger* Department of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA KEY WORDS stable carbon isotopes; diet reconstruction; prehistoric human diet ABSTRACT A compilation of experimental animal. The stable isotope laboratory has a number of extraction lines for the measurement of stable isotope ratios of O, C, and H in rock (silicates and carbonates), mineral and water samples. University of Cape Town Rondebosch South Africa. Postal (Courier) Address.
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Get this from a library. Stable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa. [Judith Sealy]. Affiliations. Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch,Cape Town, South Africa.
Judith C. Sealy & Nikolaas J. van der MerweCited by: University of the Western Cape SEALY, J. Stable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa.
Oxford: British Archaeological Reports International Series pp, 22 tables, 7 maps. in UK only. The biochemistry of the stable isotopes of carbon in a marine bay. The chemistry and fertility of seawater. The concentration and isotopic abundance of carbo~ dioxide in rural areas.
The fauna of Scott's Cave, Gamtoos Valley, south eastern Cape Province. The funeral ceremonies of the Hottentots. ().Author: Francis Bruce Silberbauer.
J.C. SealyStable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa. Cambridge Monographs in African Archaeology, 15, BAR International SeriesOxford () Google Scholar.
Sealy, J.C. SealyStable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the southwestern Cape Province, South Africa. BAR International Series No., (()) Google Scholar. L.L. Tieszen, T. FagreEffect of diet quality and composition on the isotopic composition of respiratory CO 2 bone collagen, bioapatite and soft tissues.
Stable Carbon Isotopes and Prehistoric Diets in the Southwestern Cape Province, South Africa. Oxford: BAR International Series Oxford: BAR International Series Google Scholar. Carbon (6 C) has 15 known isotopes, from 8 C to 22 C, of which 12 C and 13 C are longest-lived radioisotope is 14 C, with a half-life of 5, years.
This is also the only carbon radioisotope found in nature—trace quantities are formed cosmogenically by the reaction 14 N + 1 n → 14 C + 1 H.
The most stable artificial radioisotope is 11 C, which has a half-life of minutes. Stable Carbon and Nitrogen isotope evidence for prehistoric hunter-gatherer diet in the lower Murray River basin, South Australia Article (PDF Available) in Archaeology in Oceania 33(2) The carbon isotope ecology and diet of Australopithecus africanus at Sterkfontein, South Africa.
Journal of Human Evolution N.J. van der Merwe, F.T. Masao & M.K. Bamford. Isotopic evidence for contrasting diets of early hominins Homo habilis and Australopithecus boisei of Tanzania. South African Journal of Science ‑ Mass spectrometric analysis of the stable carbon isotope composition (13 C/ 12 C or δ 13 C) of bone collagen from human remains recovered at archaeological sites provides a direct chemical method for investigating dietary patterns of prehistoric human methodology is based on the facts that (1) different food items within the human diet have distinct δ 13 C values, and (2.
Stable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the south-western Cape Province, South Africa. Cambridge Monographs in African Archaeology, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Google Scholar Smith. Epstein. Two categories of. entitled "Stable Carbon Isotope Assessment of Prehistoric Diets in the South-western Cape of South Africa." Her undergraduate training was in chemistry and archaeology.
NIKOLAAS J. VAN DER MERWE is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Cape Town. His research interests are in the fields of stable isotopes and metallurgical history. Stable isotope ratios of carbon and nitrogen in bone have become increasingly frequent inclusions in archaeological reports over the past few decades.
The majority of such studies has been done in North America, where the use of marine foods and the introduction of maize have been monitored. Similar questions have been addressed in Mesoamerica and South America. Stable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the South-Western Cape province, South Africa () Ernährungsmöglichkeiten und Ernährungsgewohnheiten prähistorischer Bevölkerungen () The analysis of prehistoric diets () The zooarchaeology of fats, oils, milk and dairying.
isotope analysis of modern and fossil samples of the South African rodent Aethomys namaquensis. Annals of the Transvaal Museum Aethomys namaquensis is a rodent that has a widespread. We’d like to understand how you use our websites in order to improve them.
Register your interest. Title: vadvi Created Date: 9/2/ PM. Analyses of fish tissues (other than otoliths) for stable isotope ratios can provide substantial information on fish ecology, including physiological ecology.
Stable isotopes of nitrogen and carbon frequently are used to determine the mix of diet sources for consumers. Stable isotopes of nitrogen are very useful in determining trophic position of consumers.
Stable carbon isotopes and prehistoric diets in the South-Western Cape province, South Africa () The Eastern Cape frontier zone () Der Exodus der Hugenotten () Slavery in Dutch South Africa () Day walks in the South.Stable Carbon Isotopes and Prehistoric Diets in the South-western Cape Province, South Africa.Analysis of the stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios of burials in a colonial cemetery in Cape Town, South Africa, reveals life histories of the underclass there.
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