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- Scarborough, Vernon L.; Dunning, Nicholas P.; Tankersley, Kenneth B.; Carr, Christopher; Weaver, Eric; Grazioso, Liwy; Lane, Brian; Jones, John G.; Buttles, Palma; Valdez, Fred; Lentz, David L.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2012 v.109 no.31 pp. 12408-12413
- sand, etc ; dredging; engineering; filtration; land use; landscapes; lowlands; management systems; tropical forests; water management; Guatemala; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... The access to water and the engineered landscapes accommodating its collection and allocation are pivotal issues for assessing sustainability. Recent mapping, sediment coring, and formal excavation at Tikal, Guatemala, have markedly expanded our understanding of ancient Maya water and land use. Among the landscape and engineering feats identified are the largest ancient dam identified in the Maya ...
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