Harvey Weiss

Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies

Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.


  • Journal Article
    Walker, M., P. Gibbard, M. J. Head, M. Berkelhammer, S. Björck, H. Cheng, L. C. Cwynar, D. Fisher, V. Gkinis, A. Long, J. Lowe, R. Newnham, S. O. Rasmussen, and H. Weiss. “Formal Subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch: A Summary.” Journal of The Geological Society of India 93.2 (2019): 135-141. DOI: 10.1007/s12594-019-1141-9


  • Journal Article
    Styring, A. K., M. Charles, F. Fantone, M. M. Hald, A. McMahon, R. H. Meadow, G. K. Nicholls, A. K. Patel, M. C. Pitre, A. Smith, A. Soltysiak, G. Stein, J. A. Weber, H. Weiss, and A. Bogaard. “Isotope evidence for agricultural extensification reveals how the world's first cities were fed.” Nature Plants 3.6 (2017): 17076. DOI: 10.1038/nplants.2017.76


  • Book Chapter
    Weiss, H. “Megadrought, collapse, and resilience in late 3rd millennium BC Mesopotamia.” 2200 BC - a climatic breakdown as cause for the collapse of the Old World?. Ed. H. Meller, H. Arz, R. Jung, and R. Risch Halle/Saale: Landesmuseum fur Vorgeschichte, 2015. 37-57.