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CENIEH - Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana

Programs

Geoarchaeology

This program aims to support research and survey work and excavation. Coordinator: Alfredo Pérez-González.

Geochronology

Researchers of this program date archaeological and paleontological deposits of Plio-Pleistocene using different techniques and dating methods. Coordinator: Josep M. Parés Casanova

Paleobiology of Hominins

This program provides information about the biological characteristics of the species investigated. Its members conduct research and propose taxonomic and phylogenetic evolutionary scenarios. Coordinator: José María Bermúdez de Castro.

Paleoecology

Under construction.

Prehistoric Technology

This program studies the lithic industry from multiple approaches. Coordinator: Mohamed Sahnouni.

Spatial and Economic Archaeology

This program studies the spatial distribution of archaeological and paleontological remains, and its relationship to hominin groups and societies. Coordinator: Manuel Santonja.

Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana

Paseo Sierra Atapuerca 3

09002 Burgos - Spain

Telf: +34 947040800 / Fax:+34 947040810