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Published Papers

  • Gaffney V., Fitch S. and Smith D. 2009. Europe's Lost World: the rediscovery of Doggerland. CBA Research Report. No. 160

  • Gaffney V., Thomson K. and Fitch S. (Eds.) 2007. Mapping Doggerland: The Mesolithic Landscapes of the Southern North Sea. Archaeopress. Oxford.

  • Fitch S., Gaffney V. and K. Thomson  2007. In sight of Doggerland: From speculative survey to Landscape Exploration.  Internet Archaeology 22. Mesolithic Archaeology

  • Ch'ng, E., Stone, R. J. and Arvantis, T. N. 2004. The Shotton River and Mesolithic Dwellings: Recreating the Past from Geo-Seismic Data Sources. The 5th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, VAST (2004), in cooperation with ACM SIGRAPH and The Eurographics Association, 7-10 December, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 125-133, 2004.

  • Fitch, S., Thomson, K. and Gaffney, V. 2005. Late Pleistocene and Holocene depositional systems and the palaeogeography of the Dogger Bank, North Sea. Quaternary Research. 64, 185-196.

 Conference Presentations

  • Taiwan International Symposium on                                   2008                  Europe's Lost Land
    Underwater Archaeology (Taipei)

  • Theoretical Archaeology Group (Southampton)                 2008                  Prehistoric Landscape without Figures

  • Royal Archaeological Institute (London)                            2008                  Europe's Lost Land

  • Sea level Change (Orkney)                                                  2008                  North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • Sea level rise- changing processes and sustainable           2008                  North Sea Palaeolandscapes
    management of the low-lying coasts of the Baltic states
    EU TAIEX experts meeting, Palanga, Lithuania.

  • North Sea Prehistory Experts Meeting                                2008                  North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • Marine ALSF Annual Conference                                          2008                  Europe’s Lost Country.

  • Prehistoric Society                                                               2008                  Mapping Doggerland

  • Archaeology 2008 (British Museum)                                   2008                  Mapping Doggerland

  • Regional ALSF Science Applications (Bristol)                      2007                  North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • Marine ALSF Delivery Partners Technical Meeting              2007                  North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • Information Spatiale et Archéologie,(keynote)                  2007                  Waterworlds

  • Time, space and the dynamics of change in archaeology

  • On and Off the Lincolnshire Coast (EH/DEFRA)                 2007                   North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • Geoarchaeology                                                                 2006                   North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • DEFRA/ALSF Marine aggregate conference                      2006                   North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • Quaternary Research Association                                     2005                  North Sea Palaeolandscapes

  • Orkney Festival of Science.                                                2005                  Lost Worlds

  • Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference.                     2005.                Inaccessible Archaeology

  • Geological Society Petroleum Group Shallow,                    2004                   Post-glacial depositional systems of the Southern North Sea.

  • Geological Society Environmental and                                2004                   Doggerland revisited:
    industrial Geophysics Group



A project funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund and administered by English Heritage

Principal Investigators
Professor Vincent Gaffney and Dr Kenneth Thomson
IAA                                GEES
HP Visual and Spatial Technology Centre
Birmingham Archaeology
University of Birmingham

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
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