There has been a question as to the paleoecological reconstruction in the Southern Levant during the Bronze Age throughout the Byzantine Period. We have been studying the the environmental changes using micromammal as a proxy.
For this project we have been studying:
Brown, A.B., and Belmaker, M., (2015). Evidence for climate change during the 3rd-5th century CE: The micromammal evidence from Tel Huqoq, Israel. Paper submitted to the 80th Annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. San Francisco, CA.