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Lucy Allott

Research Interests

  • People-environment interactions, resource use and woodland management in South East Britain
  • Palaeovegetation and environmental reconstructions using archaeobotanical remains
  • Charcoal analysis, documenting and disseminating reference material
  • The impact of global climate changes upon vegetation environments during the Quaternary in southern Africa

Professional Skills

  • Charcoal identification, assessment and analysis publication
  • Waterlogged wood identification and assessment
  • Flot and macrobotanical assessment and analysis publication
  • Environmental sampling management and advising
  • Post-excavation environmental processing management
  • Column sampling and specialist on-site sampling
  • Lecturing and tutoring in charcoal analysis, environmental archaeology, sampling and processing

Qualifications

  • PhD School of Geography, Archaeology, and Environmental Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
  • MSc (distinction) School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
  • BSc (hons) 2:1 School of Archaeology, Classics & Oriental Studies, University of Liverpool, Liverpool

Professional Societies

  • Member, Association of Southern African Professional Archaeologists
  • Society of Africanist Archaeologists
  • Allott, L. (in prep) Charred, waterlogged and mineralised plant remains from Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-sea.
  • Allott, L. (in prep) The charred wood assemblage from Highstead Farm Quarry, Kent
  • Allott, L. 2008 The charred macroplant remains from Comines, Pas-de-Calais, France. Unpublished Analysis Report prepared for ArchaeoScape, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway University of London.
  • Allott, L. (2006) The macroplant remains. In S. Stevens T he Elms, (south and east of Sainsbury’s), Dymchurch Road, New Romney, Kent: Archaeological Excavations 2005
  • Allott, L. (2006) The charcoal. In S. Steven T he Elms, (south and east of Sainsbury’s), Dymchurch Road, New Romney, Kent: Archaeological Excavations 2005
  • Allott, L. 2006. Archaeological charcoal as a window on palaeovegetation and wood-use during the Middle Stone Age at Sibudu Cave. Southern African Humanities 18 (1): 173-201
  • Allott, L. 2004. ‘Vegetation Environments During Oxygen Isotope Stage 3: reconstructions using archaeological charcoal from Sibudu Cave’ South African Journal of Science 100: 179-184.
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