Rune Iversen's scientific contributions

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... It is defined by Saharo-Arabian type steppe vegetation and currently receives less than 200 mm of mean annual rainfall (Zohary 1973). The Shubayqa sites are located in the Qa' Shubayqa (see Fig. 1), a twelve square-kilometre large mudflat basin (Richter et al. 2012;Richter 2014;Richter et al. 2016). ...
... A number of Early Epipalaeolithic (ca 22 000–17 500 cal BP) sites excavated in the dry steppe and desert environments around the Azraq Basin yielded very occasional caprine bones (see below for more detail) hinting at a wider distribution of either wild sheep or goat in an area beyond the known range of these species in the Late Pleistocene. There has been a dearth of sites excavated in moister environments towards the foothills of the Jebel Druze and the excavation of sites at Shubayqa provide the first large and well-dated faunal assemblages in this region[31][32][33][34]creating a new window into past faunal distributions. ...