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Main entrance to the CENIEH, © Cenieh

Cenieh as provider of paleoanthropological and geochronological datasets for the ARIADNEplus project National Center for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH), Spain / Authors: Joseba Rios-Garaizar, Maria Isabel Sarró Moreno, Cecilia Calvo Simal and Mohamed Sahnouni


The National Research Center on Human Evolution (CENIEH), based in Burgos, Spain, is focused on the development of multi­disciplinary research in Paleoanthropology and Quaternary Science all around the globe, and in providing services for

Quaternary research and for technological and industrial communities. This research is accomplished by three programs, Geology and Geochronology, Hominid Paleobiology, and Archaeology, using top rated laboratories such as Digital Mapping and remote sensing, Geology and sediment analysis, Archaeomagnetism, Cosmogenic, U-Series, Luminescence, Electron Spin Resonance (ESR), Archaeometry, Microscopy, Micro-Computed Tomo­graphy, Experimental Archaeology, Use-wear, referential and archaeological lithic collections, and hominid and animal fossil bone collections.

Micro photography of an experimentally used stone tool. © Patricia Bello

Lithic raw material sample. © Aixa San Emeterio

he ARIADNEplus project is the extension of the previous ARIADNE Integrating Activity, which promoted the integration of archaeological data infrastructures. The objective of ARIADNEplus is to expand these data infrastructures from different entities dealing with heritage and archaeology.

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Profile for Ice Age Europe - Network of Heritage Sites

Ice Age Europe Magazine, Issue 3 2019  

Ice Age Europe Magazine, Issue 3 2019