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Michael D. Glascock(USA):Obsidian Provenance by Trace-Element Analysis: Analytical Techniques, Standardization, and the Prospects for Data Sharing

Jeffrey R. Ferguson(USA):Determining Obsidian Source Groups in Complex Regions: The Use of Multiple Analytical Methods

Jong Chan Kim(Korea):Paektusan volcano source and geochemical analysis of archaeological obsidians in Korea

Vladimir K. Popov and Andrei V. Grebennikov(Russia):Results of geochemical study on the basaltic glasses form Shkotovo Plateau and obsidian samples from Paectusan Volcano with various methods, INAA, ICP-MS, and PIXE-PIGME among different laboratories

Andrei V. Grebennikov and Vladimir K. Popov(Russia):Geochemistry of volcanic glasses and strategies of search for still unknown obsidian sources on Kamchatka Peninsula (Russian Far East ).

Yaroslav V. Kuzmin(Russia):Geoarchaeological Aspects of Obsidian Studies in the Russian Far East and Brief Comparison with Neighboring Regions

Tarou Kannari, Masashi Nagai, and Shigeo Sugihara(Japan): Method and Problems of Obsidian Artifact Sourcing by X-ray Fluorescence Analyzer

Nobuyuki Ikeya(Japan) :Identifying the Sources of Archaeological Obsidian in Chubu and Kanto, Japan, by EDXRF Analysis

Yoshimitsu Suda(Japan):Characterization and standardization of geological obsidian using physical and chemical appliance: application to the archaeological obsidian artifacts

Keiji Wada, Kyohei Sano, Masayuki Mukai, Masami Izuho, and Hiroyuki Sato(Japan):Chemical Composition and Microstructure of Obsidians from Hokkaido Source Area:with Special Reference to Geological and Petrological Data for Shirataki Obsidian Lava Complex, Hokkaido, Japan.

Masami Izuho, Yuichi Nakazawa, Fumito Akai, Satoru Yamada, Keiji Wada, Masayuki Mukai, and Hiroyuki Sato(Japan):Reconstructing Hunter-gatherer Obsidian Procurement Strategy: A Case Study from the Late Upper Paleolithic Site of Kamihoronai-Moi, Hokkaido (Japan).


Mi-Young Hong(Korea) : Obsidian appeared Paleolithic industries in Korean peninsula.Vadim

Stepanchuk(Ukraine) : Small opportunities and big needs:Mira EUP case of raw materials exploitation (Dnepr basin, Ukraine).

Sergey Ryzhov(Ukraine) : Obsidian outcrops in Transcarpathia and their use during the Paleolithic time.

Katalin T. Biro(Hungary) : Petroarchaeological research in the Carpathian basin: methods, results, challenges.

Harald Floss(Germany) : Rivers as orientation axes for migrations, raw material transport and exchange in the Upper Palaeolithic of Central Europe.

Stefano Bertola(Austria) : The raw material variability in the mesolithic site of Ullafelsen (Sellain, Tirol, Austria).

Yuichiro Kudo(Japan) : Temporal correlation between archaeological and Environmental records from late MIS3 to early MIS1 in Japan.

Hiroyuki Sato & Miyuki Yakushige(Japan) : Obsidian exploitation and circulation in Late Pleistocene Hokkaido and adjacent areas.

Kazutaka Shimada(Japan) : Upper Palaeolithic obsidian use in central Japan.

Koujiro Shiba(Japan) : Acquisition and consumption of obsidian in the Upper Paleolithic of Kyushu.