Henk Kars

em. prof. dr.

19962019
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Beyond isolation: understanding past human-population variability in the Dutch town of Oldenzaal through the origin of its inhabitants and its infrastructural connections

Kootker, L. M., van Lanen, R. J., Groenewoudt, B. J., Altena, E., Panhuysen, R. G. A. M., Jansma, E., Kars, H. & Davies, G. R., 2019, In : Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. 11, p. 755–775 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
inhabitant
social isolation
town
reconstruction
early modern times

In-situ preservation and management of waterlogged urban archaeological sites: Strategies based on the case Bryggen in Bergen, Norway

de Beer, J., 2019, 256 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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2018

Breaking Traditions: An Isotopic Study on the Changing Funerary Practices in the Dutch Iron Age (800-12 bc)

Kootker, L. M., Geerdink, C., van den Broeke, P. W., Kars, H. & Davies, G. R., Jun 2018, In : Archaeometry. 60, 3, p. 594 611 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

funeral
ritual
cemetery
inhabitant
river

Building life histories of Cape Town's enslaved, 1700-1850: an archival and isotopic study

Mbeki, L., 2018, 198 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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2017

Mapping Migrations: The application of strontium isotopes in Dutch cultural heritage research

Kootker, L. M., 2017, 272 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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New land, old history: past landscapes and hominin activity covering the last 220,000 years in Flevoland, The Netherlands

van den Biggelaar, D. F. A. M., 2017, 170 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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Paleolandscape reconstruction at the lake-dwelling site of Dispilio, Northwestern Greece: A geoarchaeological approach

Gkouma, M., 2017, 284 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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slave
soldier
funeral
economics
slave trade
2016

Dynamics of Indian Ocean Slavery Revealed through Isotopic Data from the Colonial Era Cobern Street Burial Site, Cape Town, South Africa (1750-1827)

Kootker, L. M., Mbeki, L., Morris, A. G., Kars, H. & Davies, G. R., 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 6, e0157750.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Preserving Rural Settlement Sites in Norway? Investigations of Archaeological Deposits in a Changing Climate

Martens, V. V., 2016

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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climate
rural settlement

Strontium isoscapes in The Netherlands. Spatial variations in 87Sr/86Sr as a proxy for palaeomobility

Kootker, L. M., van Lanen, R. J., Kars, H. & Davies, G. R., 2016, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 6, p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2015

Are Teeth Better? Histological Characterization of Diagenesis in Archaeological Bone-Tooth Pairs and a Discussion of the Consequences for Archaeometric Sample Selection and Analyses

Hollund, H. I., Arts, N., Jans, M. M. E. & Kars, H., 2015, In : International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 25, 6, p. 901-911

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

cemetery
funeral
Netherlands
Diagenesis
Teeth
2013

Diagenetic screening of bone samples; tools to aid taphonomic and archaeometric investigations

Hollund, H. I., 2013

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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2012

An insight into animal exchange in Early Medieval Oegstgeest: a combined archaeozoological and isotopic approach.

van der Jagt, I. M. M., Kootker, L. M., van Kolfschoten, T., Kars, H. & Davies, G. R., 2012, A bouquet of archaeological studies. Essays in honour of Wietske Prummel. Raemaekers, D. C. M., Esser, E., Lauwerier, R. C. G. M. & Zeiler, J. T. (eds.). Eelde: Barkhuis, p. 141-151 (Groningen Archaeological Studies; no. 21).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Het nut van sonderen voor de Nederlandse archeologie

Koster, K., Profittlich, M., van der Meer, M. & Kars, H., 2012, Archeobrief 16/4, 22-26.

Research output: Book / ReportReportAcademic

Testing an alternative high-throughput tool for investigating bone diagenesis: FTIR in attenuated total reflection (ATR) mode

Hollund, H. I., Ariese, F., Fernandes, R., Jans, M. M. E. & Kars, H., 2012, In : Archaeometry. 55, 3, p. 507-532

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

funeral
Testing
Bone Diagenesis
Infrared
Sample Preparation

What Happened Here? Bone Histology as a Tool in Decoding the Postmortem Histories of Archaeological Bone from Castricum, The Netherlands

Hollund, H. I., Collins, M. J. & Kars, H., 2012, In : International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 22, p. 537-548

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

funeral
Netherlands
history
event
animal
2011

An archaeoseismological approach to seismic hazard assessment: A case study of the Esen Basin Fethiye-Burdur Fault Zone, SW Turkey

Yerli, B., 2011

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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2010

Assessing in situ preservation of archaeological wetland sites by chemical analysis of botanical remains and micromorphology.

van den Berg, M. M., Huisman, H., Kars, H., van Haaster, H. & Kool, J., 2010, Landscape & Heritage Studies. The Cultural Landscape & Heritage Paradox. Protection and Development of the Dutch Archaeological-Historical Landscape and its European Dimension.. Arnold van der Tom Bloemers, H. K. (ed.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

Linking knowledge to action: an introduction, in:

Kars, H., 2010, The Cultural Landscape & Heritage Paradox. A. van der Valk J.H.F. Bloemers, H. K. (ed.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 69-82 (Landscape & heritage Studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Mesopotamian "haematite" seals in a new light.

de Vries-Melein, M., Visser, D., Mulder, J. J., Megens, L., Imberti, S., Kockelmann, W. & Kars, H., 2010, Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Pinnock Matthiae, P., Pinnock, F., Nigro, L. & Marchetti, N. (eds.). p. 219-228

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

The Cultural Landscape & Heritage Paradox. Protection and Development of the Dutch Archaeological-Historical Landscape and its European Dimension.

Bloemers, J. H. F. & Kars, H., 2010, Landscape & Heritage Studies. van Valk, A. & Wijnen, M. H. (eds.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 737 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

The potential of remote sensing, magnetometry and geochemical prospection in the characterization and inspection of archaeological sites and landscapes in the Netherlands, in: J.H.F. BLoemers, H.Kars, A. van der Valk & M.H. Wijnen (eds): The Cultural Landscape & Heritage Paradox

Kars, H., Kattenberg, A. E., Oonk, S. & Sueur, C., 2010, Landscape & Heritage Studies. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 415-429

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

What have we learnt, in: J.H.F. Bloemers, H. Kars, A. van der Valk & M.H. Wijnen (eds): The cultural Landscape & Heritage Paradox.

Bloemers, J. H. F., Kars, H. & van der Valk, A., 2010, Landscape & Heritage Studies. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 503-518

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

2009

Archaeometric Investigations of mortars from the Roman theatre in Nikopolis,Greec

Kootker, L. M., Kars, H. & Zachos, K., 2009, Proceedings of the 36th International Symposium on Archaeometry. J. Chabot J-F Moreau, R. A. (ed.). Quebec, p. 197-205 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Climate change, water management and the in situ preservation of archaeological sites

Kars, H. & van den Berg, M. M., 2009, Ondergrondse monumenten. Zichtbaar - onzichtbaar. van Gemert, D., van Hees, R. & Bunnik, T. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

How does organic geochemistry help to understand the degradation of botanical remains

Kool, J., Haaster, H. V., Abbott, G. D., Kars, H. & Buurman, P., 2009, Proceedings of the 36th International Symposium on Archaeometry. J. Chabot J.F. Moreau, R. A. (ed.). Quebec, p. 95-100 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

Landscape evolution of the southern coastal plain of Zakynthos, Greece, since the Middle Holocene

Tendurus, M., 2009, Amsterdam: Instituut voor Geo- en Bioarcheologie. 123 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Otzi, de man uit het ijs

Kars, H., 2009, Evolutie zit in je genen. Over Darwin en Genomics. Geraedts, J., de Knijff, P., van Everdingen, J., van Broek, J. & Smits, R. (eds.). p. 68-69 2 p. (Cahier bio-wetenschappen en maatschappij; no. 2009-1).

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Study on Roman and Merovingian copper alloyed artefacts. In soil corrosion processes and recycling practices.

Fernandes, R., 2009, Amsterdam: Instituut voor Geo- en Bioarcheologie. 219 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

The Application of Bone Histology for Species Identification in Archaeology; with a Photo Catalogue

Cuijpers, A. G. F. M., 2009, 118 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
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The application of geochemical prospection for Dutch archaeological resource management.

Oonk, S., 2009, 125 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

2008

Preserving archaeological remains in situr. Proceedings of the 3rd conference 7 - 9 December 2006, Amsterdam

Kars, H., 2008, Geoarchaeological and Bioarchaeological Studies. S.J. Kluiving H. Kars, A. M. J. D. K. (ed.). Amsterdam: Institute for Geo and Bioarchaeology, VU University, Amsterdam

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

2007

Bone diagenesis in the European Holocene II: taphonomic and environmental considerations.

Nielsen-Marsh, C. M., Smith, C. I., Jans, M. M. E., Nord, A., Kars, H. & Collins, M. J., 2007, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 34, p. 1523-1531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

chemistry
animal
cluster analysis
grouping
funeral

Fysieke bescherming van de Neanderthalersite in Veldwezelt-Hezerwater te Lanaken (B)

Kars, H., Kasse, C. & Kocken, M., 2007, Amersfoort: Rapport ADC Heritage BV. 28 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

2005

Deterioration of archaeological bone - a statistical approach.

Nord, A. G., Kars, H., Ullén, I., Tronner, K. & Kars, E., 2005, In : Journal of Nordic Archaeological Science. 15, p. 77-86

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

Histological Characterisation of Diagenetic Alteration of Archaeological Bone

Jans, M. M. E., 2005, Amsterdam: Institute for Geo and Bioarchaeology. 163 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

In Situ Preservation of Archaeological Heritage: Something to Worry About!

Kars, H., 2005, Proceedings of the 33rd symposium on Archaeometry, Amsterdam 2002. Kars H. & Burke E. (ed.). Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit, p. 541-544 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Metaalvondsten en slakmateriaal in Well-Aijen - inventariserend veldonderzoek (ADC Archeoprojecten rapport 404)

Nooyen, C. T., Verschoor, T. & Kars, H., 2005, onbekend: G. Tichelman.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

2004

Bone as an indicator in the in situ degradation of archaeological heritage

Kars, H., Collins, M. J., Jans, M. M. E., Nord, A., Arthur, P. & Kara, E. A. K., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to ConferenceAbstractOther research output

Bone as an indicator in the in situ degradation of archaeological heritage

Kars, H., Jans, M. M. E. & Collins, M. J., 2004, Preserving Archaeological Remains in situ?. Nixon, T. (ed.). London: English Heritage/MoLASs, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionProfessional

Characterisation of microbial attack on archaeological bone.

Jans, M. M. E., Collins, M. J., Kars, H., Nielsen-Marsh, C. M. & Smith, C. I., 2004, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 31, 1, p. 87-95 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

environmental factors
EU
animal
present
Archaeological Bone

Eemster revisited: evaluatie van een controversieel vondstcomplex

Kars, H., Roebroeks, W., Niekus, M. & Rensink, E., 2004, In : Nieuwe Drentse Volksalamanak. 121, p. 106-111 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Monitoring the physical quality of archaeological bone in situ.

Kars, H., Theunissen, E. M., Jans, M. M. E., Heeringen van, R. M. & Smit, A., 2004, "The Future from the Past:Archaeozoology in Wildlife Conservation and Heritage Management". Proceedings of ICAZ 2002. Lauwerier R.C.G.M. & Plug, I. (eds.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 133-140 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Technologie of Early Historical Iron Production in the Netherlands

Joosten, I., 2004, Amsterdam: Institute for Geo- and Bioarchaeology. 133 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research external, graduation VUAcademic

2002

33th International symposium on archaeometry, Amsterdam, Program and abstracts

Kars, H., 2002, Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit. 210 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

In situ preservation of archaeological bone.A histological study within a multidisciplinary approach

Jans, M. M. E., Kars, H., Nielsen-Marsh, C. M., Smith, C. I., Nord, A. G., Arthur, P. & Earl, N., 2002, In : Archaeometry. 44, p. 343-352 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review