Test WG summary module PEOPLE 3000



By integrating archaeological data, paleoecological data and dynamic modeling, PEOPLE 3000 aims to explain long-term patterns of growth in the consumption of energy in social-ecological systems and the tipping points of these systems within the contexts of changing climates and environments over the last 3000 years.
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- Developing high-precision records of paleoclimate, human population and energy consumption over the last 3000 years.
- Comparing changes in population, energy consumption and social complexity from region to region.
- Identifying regionally comparative patterns in order to explain relationships between variation in ecosystem change, subsistence and social diversity, and the severity of social-ecological reorganization.


Jacob Freeman (Utah State University, USA)
Macarena Cárdenas (Earthwatch, UK)
Adolfo Gil (CONICET/IANIGLA-UTN FRSR, Argentina)
Claudio Latorre (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
Erick Robinson (University of Wyoming, USA)
Molly Cannon (Utah State University, USA)


August 2017