Northern Crossroads. An archaeological perspective on culture contacts in northern Sweden, 9000 - 500 BP

Updated 2000-06-30

Analysis of cultural change and adapatation in northern Sweden using archaeological, paleobotanical, paleoentomological and soil chemical data. Involves 14 regional studies througout northern Sweden from 60 - 66 degrees north latitude.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Project time span
2001 - 2004
Data collection
2001 - 2002
Data processing
2003 - 2004
Data reporting
2001 - 2004

Contact information

Contact person
Noel D. Broadbent
Department of Archaeology and Saami Studies University of Umea 901 87 Umea Sweden
+46 90 786 55 42
+46 90 786 76 63

Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied
Russia, Northwest

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
If no (or only part of data are reported to a TDC), where and how are (other) data stored?
Data stored at environmental archaeology lab, Dept of Archaeology and Saami Studies, University of Umea, 901 87 Umea
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
Publications of University of Umea, Stockholm and Lund and peer reviewed journals
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
Specimen banking information

botanical, insects, soild, bones cold storage environmental archaeology laboratory, Umea

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Standard archaeological sampling and analysis, environmental archaeology lab., university of Umea

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

University of Stockholm, University of Lund

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

Regular department affiliation

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