The research group ›Quaternary Archaeology‹ studies in an interdisciplinary fashion Palaeolithic societies up to the gradual sedentism of humans at the transition from the Pleistocene to the Holocene periods. The emphasis is on the adaptation and innovation of technological and socio-economic concepts of Upper Palaeolithic hunters and gatherers against the background of the climatic and environmental developments of the Pleistocene era. Geographically, the focus lies on open air sites in the mid-Danubian region and north-eastern Romania in the time covering 40,000 up to 15,000 years before today.


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Kammern-Grubgraben
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Krems-Wachtberg
Comparing Upper Palaeolithic sequences across the Carpathians
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The Red Ochre Project
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Austrian Quaternary Sites
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Radiolarite mining in Vienna before the Neolithic?
Tschatter Stones