Anabel Ford and colleagues awarded five-year National Science Foundation grant

Congratulations to Dr. Anabel Ford and colleagues! Dr. Ford’s El Pilar Project has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate ancient Maya settlement patterns and human-environment interactions in the Maya Forest. A brief summary of the project, “Why Did the Late Classic Maya Live Where They Did? Settlement and Environmental Factors that Shaped Maya Civilization”, is below, but you can read more in the UCSB Current and on the National Science Foundation’s website.