What Happened at Jamestown?
The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
has built an extensive site about the archeological findings
at Jamestown. See an artist's rendering of the face of "JR,"
the skeleton studied by Alan and Doug Owsley in the show.
Created by the Virginia Center for Digital History at the
University of Virginia, this site offers many images, first-hand
accounts and teaching resources relating to the history of
An article in Smithsonian magazine about the involvement
of Smithsonian scientists like Doug Owsley in identifying
remains for high-profile cases around the country.
Paleoclimatologists use natural environmental records (trees,
corals, glaciers) to indicate past climate conditions. Find
out more on this detailed site from NOAA.
Learn more about the work of tree-ring specialist (dendrochronologist)
David Stahle and his
colleagues at the University of Arkansas.
Records of Tropical Systems
Read how coral rings are used to understand past, present
and future climatic changes on this Stanford University site.