Category Archives: Contact

For further information, who to contact?

Pablo Arias (Professor, University Cantabria, Espagne)

pablo.arias “at”

Valdis Bērziņš (Ressearcher, Institute of Latvian History, University of Latvia, Lettonie)

valdis-b “at”

Grégor Marchand (Senior Researcher, UMR 6566 CReAAH, University of Rennes 1, France)

gregor.marchand “at”

Almut Schülke (Researcher, University of Oslo, Museum of Cultural History, Norvège)

almut.schulke “at”

The research group

The IRN Coast-inland dynamics in hunter-gatherer societies (PrehCOAST) is a network involving researchers from Spain (Santander), France (Bordeaux, Brest, La Rochelle, Paris, Rennes, and Toulouse), Latvia (Riga) and Norway (Oslo). It integrates specialists (archaeologists and environmentalists) who devote all or part of their work to the issues of prehistoric societies (Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic) in their environment.

Field archaeology and working meeting: PrehCOAST management team on Hoedic Island in June 2019 (@Gregor Marchand).

At this stage, the network involves 27 people from 8 laboratories in France and 1 laboratory in each of the partner countries (Spain, Latvia, Norway). At this stage, it is more the existence of obvious research links that presided over the association of these researchers.



Laboratory : UMR 6566, Centre de Recherche en Archéologie, Archéosciences, Histoire (CReAAH)

Institutional partners : CNRS, Universités de Rennes 1, Rennes 2, Nantes et Le Mans, Ministère de la Culture, INRAP

– Vincent Bernard, Researcher, Archaeology and Dendrology

– Cyrille Billard, Curator, Coastal Archaeology

– Jorge Calvo Gomez, PhD student Rennes 1, functional analysis

– Marie-Yvane Daire, Senior Researcher, Coastal Archaeology

– Catherine Dupont, Researcher, Archaeozoology (Malacology)

– Olivier Kayser, Curator, Archaeology (Mesolithic, Neolithic)

– Grégor Marchand, Senior Researcher, archaeology and lithic technology

– Elena Paillet, Curator, Parietal Art

– Laurent Quesnel, Technician, Surveys, computer graphics, 3D


Laboratory : UMR 6554 LETG

Institutional partners : CNRS, Universités de Brest et Nantes

– Pierre Stéphan, Researcher, coastal geomorphology

– Serge Suanez, Professor, coastal geomorphology

– Alain Hénaff, Lecturer, coastal geomorphology

– Agnès Baltzer, Professor, coastal geomorphology


Laboratory : UMR 6538 LGO

Institutional partners : CNRS, Universities of Brest

Main contact and persons involved in GDRI :

– Aurélie Penaud, Lecturer, Marine Paleontology

– Muriel Vidal, Lecturer, Marine Paleontology

– Pascal Le Roy, Lecturer, Marine Paleontology

– Nicolas Le Dantec, Lecturer, Marine Geology


Laboratory : UMR 6539 LEMAR

Institutional partners : CNRS, Universités de Brest

– Yves-Marie Paulet, Professor, Marine Biology and Archaeology

– Jean-François Cudennec, PhD Student, Marine Biology and Archaeology


Laboratory : UMR 7209 Archéozoologie, Archéobotanique

Institutional partners : CNRS, Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle

– Philippe Béarez, Senior Researcher, Archaeozoologist (ichthyology)

– Alexa Dufraisse, Researcher, Anthracologist


Laboratory : UMR 5608 TRACES

Institutional partners : CNRS, University of Toulouse Jean-Jaurès

– Vincent Ard, Researcher, Archaeologist (Neolithic)

– Jean-Marc Pétillon, Researcher, Archaeologist (Palaeolithic)

– Alizée Hoffman, PhD Student, Paleoparasitology


Laboratory : UMR 7266 – LIttoral ENvironnement et Sociétés (LINKS)

Institutional partners : CNRS, University of La Rochelle

– Jean-Michel Carozza, Professor, Geomorphology and Geoarchaeology

– Vivien Mathé, Lecturer, Geomorphology and Geoarchaeology


Partner unit: UMR 5607 – Ausonius

Institutional partners : CNRS, University of Bordeaux-Montaigne

– Florence Verdin, Researcher, Coastal Archaeologist

– Elias Lopez Romero, Research Fellow (LaScArBx Junior LabEx Chair), Archaeologist (Neolithic)



Institutional partners : Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo

– Almut Schülke, Associate Professor, Archaeology (Mesolithic, Neolithic)

– Inger Marie Berg-Hansen, Associate Professor (Mesolithic, Neolithic, Lithic Technology)

– Axel J. Mjærum, Associate Professor, Archaeology (Mesolithic, Neolithic)

– Steinar Solheim, Associate Professor, Archaeology (Mesolithic, Neolithic)

– Svein Vatsvåg Nielsen, Archaeology, PhD-student

– Guro Fossum, Archaeology, PhD-student

– Isak Roalkvam, Archaeology, University of Oslo, Institute for Archaeology, Conservation and History, archaeologist, M.A.



Laboratory: Institute of Latvian History

Institutional partners : University of Latvia (Riga, Latvia)

– Valdis Bērziņš, Researcher, Archaeology (Mesolithic, Neolithic)



Laboratory : Instituto Internacional de Investigaciones Prehistóricas (IIIPC)

Institutional partners : University of Cantabria

– Pablo Arias, Professor (Catedrático), Archaeology (Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic)

– Ángel Armendáriz, Professor (Profesor Titular), Archaeology ((Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Archaeology of Death)

– Igor Gutiérrez Zugasti, Professor (Ayudante), Archaeology (Mesolithic, Archaeomalacology)

– Luis C. Teira, Technician, topography, imaging, megalithism

– Marián Cueto, Doctoral student, Archaeozoology

– Patricia Fernández, Researcher, Lithic Raw Materials

– Antonio Higuero, Doctoral Student, Physical Anthropology

– Jorge Vallejo, Researcher, Data Banks

– Ana Costa, PhD student, Geology

– Sara Núñez, Doctoral Student, Palynology

– Eliana Catelli, doctoral student, dye analysis

– Jesús Tapia, doctoral student, lithic technology

– Carlos Duarte Simões, PhD student, micromorphology