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Dr. Arjun Rao

Arjun Rao

Assistant Professor
Department of History and Archaeology
Central University of Karnataka
585367 Kalaburagi

  +91 94821268326

  ECN Member

Expertise & Interests

Official functions (outside of PAGES)        Teaching and Research
PAGES interests        ECN, CLIM-ARCH-DATE, PALEOLINK, Forest Dynamics, Global Paleofire, LandCover6k, PAGES-PMIP group on Quaternary Interglacials - QUIGS, Future Earth, World Climate Research Programme, PAGES-endorsed projects, Former WG - Asia2k, Former WG - Biodiversity Theme, Former WG - Global Monsoon
Topics        Climate dynamics, Climate variability, Extreme events, Floods, Forests, Human impacts & interactions, Monsoon, Statistical analysis, Water
Timescales        Future projection, Holocene, Pleistocene
Regions        Asia
Archives        Archaeology, Documentary records, Fluvial deposits
Sector        Academia / Education, Outreach/Communication, Research
Discipline        Archaeology, Geomorphology, Historian, (Paleo)climatology, Radiocarbon dating, Statistics
Computers        ArcGIS, QGIS
Laboratory        Charcoal, Isotopes



2019. Field Data Set: Koppa Archaeological Research Project (KARP) in Western Ghats, Karnataka. Heritage: Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies in Archaeology 7: 211-232.

Arjun et al. 2019. Koppa Archaeological Research Project (KARP): Exclusive Iron Age Landscapes in the Western Ghats, India. Archaeological Research in Asia 17: 173-80 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ara.2019.01.001

2018. “Archaeological Investigations at the Brahmagiri Rock shelter: Prospecting for its Context in South India Late Prehistory and Early History”. Archaeological Research in Asia: 2352-2267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ara.2016.12.003

2017 “New approaches towards measuring cupule volume for empirical analysis: An experimental study from Brahmagiri, Southern India”. Current Science 113 (12): 2335-2341.

2016. “Exploring South Indian Iron Age Megalithic Burial site for its Habitational and Spatial Distribution over the Kaveri landscape at Koppa, Karnataka, India”. Current Science 110 (12): 2268- 2275.