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- Vaughn, Lydia J.S., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Journal of archaeological science 2017 v.81 pp. 116-127
- archaeology; databases; ecosystems; food webs; humans; introduced species; models; omnivores; people; population density; Colorado
- ... Analyzing how humans interacted with (and within) their greater ecosystems facilitates a more nuanced understanding of past lifeways. In this aim, we use food web modeling to reconstruct the biotic environment of Ancestral Pueblo people living in the central Mesa Verde region between A.D. 750 and A.D. 1300. This framework enables an investigation into the effects of species introductions and remov ...