Origins of Seafaring to Sahul

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Project Publications

ACROSS will share publications as they begin to come out. They will all be Open Access, so watch this space…

Late Pleistocene Palaeo Environment Reconstruction from 3D Seismic data, NW Australia. The ACROSS project – Australasian Research: Origins of Seafaring to Sahul. Fogg, A., Dix, J. K., Farr, R. H. 2019, Earth and Space Science Open Archive

Changing tidal dynamics and the role of the marine environment in the maritime migration to Sahul. Kuijjer, E., Haigh, I., Marsh, R., Farr, R. H. 2020 Palaeoanthropology Special Issue: The impact of Upper Pleistocene climatic and environmental change on hominin occupations and landscape use (In Press)

Retracing our ancestors’ first ocean voyages. Farr, R. H. 2018. Re:Action Magazine Spring 2018, page 9.

News and Educational Resources

There are many educational resources that may be useful for understanding some of the themes, methods and data within the ACROSS project.

Here are some websites and educational resources to explore:

Heritage and Archaeology

CABAH tells the story of Epic Australia

Australian Archaeological Association

Indigenous heritage and museums: Indigenous Australia exhibition at the British Museum is insider activism at its best The Conversation

Indigenous heritage and the power of language we use: Discovery, settlement or invasion? The power of language in Australia’s historical narrative The Conversation

Cave dig shows the earliest Australians enjoyed a coastal lifestyle The Conversation

An incredible journey: the first people to arrive in Australia came in large numbers, and on purpose The Conversation

In a first discovery of its kind, researchers have uncovered an ancient Aboriginal archaeological site preserved on the seabed The Conversation

How to get to Australia ‚Ķ more than 50,000 years ago The Conversation

Australia‚Äôs coastal living is at risk from sea level rise, but it‚Äôs happened before The Conversation

Australia’s epic story: a tale of amazing people, amazing creatures and rising seas The Conversation

Update: Explorers successfully voyage to Japan in primitive boat in bid to unlock an ancient mystery Science, June 2019 (with a comment from ACROSS PI)

Indigenous watercraft at the Australian National Maritime Museum

Earth Science and Oceanography

Explore the coast: Geoscience Australia and NOAA

Learn about Acoustic Survey