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Surface-Hydrology-Dataset-for-the-Jazira-Region-of-Syria

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4a53fdeb-57c3-4389-b29e-a98734ab63b1
Title
Surface-Hydrology-Dataset-for-the-Jazira-Region-of-Syria
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This-surface-hydrology-dataset-complements-13-other-datasets-as-part-of-a-study-that-compared-ancient-settlement-patterns-with-modern-environmental-conditions-in-the-Jazira-region-of-SyriaThis-study-examined-settlement-distribution-and-density-patterns-over-the-past-five-millennia-using-archaeological-survey-reports-and-French-1930s-1200000-scale-maps-to-locate-and-map-archaeological-sites-An-archaeological-site-dataset-was-created-and-compared-to-and-modelled-with-soil-geology-terrain-contour-surface-and-subsurface-hydrology-and-normal-and-dry-year-precipitation-pattern-datasets-there-are-also-three-spreadsheet-datasets-providing-1963-precipitation-and-temperature-readings-collected-at-three-locations-in-the-region-The-environmental-datasets-were-created-to-account-for-ancient-and-modern-population-subsistence-activities-which-comprise-barley-and-wheat-farming-and-livestock-grazingThese-environmental-datasets-were-subsequently-modelled-with-the-archaeological-site-dataset-as-well-as-land-use-and-population-density-datasets-for-the-Jazira-region-Ancient-trade-routes-were-also-mapped-and-factored-into-the-model-and-a-comparison-was-made-to-ascertain-if-there-was-a-correlation-between-ancient-and-modern-settlement-patterns-and-environmental-conditions-the-latter-influencing-subsistence-activitiesAll-surface-hydrology-was-captured-for-this-dataset-including-ephemeral-streams-such-as-wadis-This-datasets-attributes-include-stream-order-0-to-6-and-types-ephemeral-intermittent-and-permanent-and-values-Settlement-pattern-evidence-suggests-that-water-runoff-from-ephemeral-and-seasonal-streams-could-have-been-used-to-irrigate-crops-Rainfall-patterns-in-the-Jazira-region-indicate-more-for-higher-elevations-this-occurring-during-wetter-times-of-the-year-winter-and-spring
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University-of-Edinburgh
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