Publications

  • Journal article

    Nasca Puquios and Aqueducts

    21.09.2015

    A unique system for tapping underground water sources was developed in the drainage of the Rio Grande de Nasca in Pre-Columbian times. This technique involved the excavation of horizontal trenches and tunnels to reach subterranean aquifers that hold water deep beneath the ground. Still in use today...

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  • Journal article

    Climate Change and Classic Maya Water Management

    21.09.2015

    The critical importance of water is undeniable. It is particularly vital in semitropical regions with noticeable wet and dry seasons, such as the southern Maya lowlands. Not enough rain results in decreasing water supply and quality, failed crops, and famine. Too much water results in flooding,...

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  • Journal article

    Sunken fields in the desert of Peru

    21.09.2015

    Volume1 Number 1, October 2009
    Special Issue: 1st Symposium on Living with Landscapes

    16th century’s South America was witness to the Spanish...

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