BEAN research published in Nature Communications
Monday, October 21, 2013
BEAN researchers at UCL, together with their colleagues, have used archaeological data, radiocarbon mesaurement distributions, and model-based computer simulations to demonstrate that the introduction of agriculture into Europe was followed by a boom-and-bust pattern in the density of regional populations.
Regional population collapse followed initial agriculture booms in mid-Holocene Europe
Stephen Shennan, Sean S. Downey, Adrian Timpson, Kevan Edinborough, Sue Colledge, Tim Kerig,Katie Manning & Mark G. Thomas
Nature Communications 1 Oct 2013