Research on Capitol Hill
 

College

College of Engineering

Department

Computer Science Department

Abstract

Sanak Island, located off the southern Alaska Peninsula, was home to the native Aleut peoples for thousands of years. Their hunter-gatherer society depended heavily on the arctic and marine ecosystem for food resources.

In 2015, a team of archaeologists from Idaho State and Utah State universities went to the island and collected data about the Aleut population size and their diet.

This study constructed a dynamical model to mathematically predict the Aleut population over time in order to gain insights into how food resources affected the Aleut people’s ability to survive.

First Co-Presenter's Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

2018

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