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environmental survey > archaeobotany
PREFERRED TERM
archaeobotany  
DEFINITION
  • The study of ancient plant remains, mainly using charred, water‐logged, or desiccated seeds, plant fibre, leaves, wood, or fruit to learn about the past environment and human activities. The impressions left by plant remains in clay or other plastic materials can also be useful.
BROADER CONCEPT
SOURCE
  • Park, C., & Allaby, M. (2017). A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press.
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