Working package

Human-Environment interaction

Archaeological evidence for human adaptive strategies and cultural practices.

This working package will provide archaeological evidence on cultural practices of societies that have inhabited the northern coast of Chile during the past 12000 years, to better know about adaptation strategies of these societies to different environmental settings.

Principal investigator

Carola Flores

Archaeologist, Universidad de Chile. PhD in Anthropology (specialized in Archeology), University of California, USA.

Associate researcher

Eugenia Gayo

Biologist, Universidad de Concepción. PhD in Biological Sciences (specialized in Ecology), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Adjunct researcher

César Méndez

Archaeologist, Universidad de Chile. PhD in Anthropology (specialized in Archeology), Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile. 

Young researcher

Jimena Torres

Archaeologist, Universidad de Chile. PhD in Archeology, Sorbonne Université, France.

Senior researcher

Calogero Santoro

Archaeologist, Universidad del Norte. PhD in Anthropology (specialized in Archeology), University of Pittsburgh, USA.