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The importance of fire in many western ecosystems cannot be overstated. On the Kaibab National Forest, fire provides habitat for wildlife, maintains watersheds, and supports forest health and productivity. Fire also influences a wide range of values,...

Person: Weintraub, Gonzalez, MacDonald, Gatto, Lyndon, Banks, McLaughlin, Betenson, Hercher
Created Year: 2015
Type: Media

Treelines are expected to rise to higher elevations with climate warming; the rate and extent however are still largely unknown. Here we present the first multi-proxy palaeoecological study from the treeline in the Northwestern Swiss Alps that covers...

Person: Schwörer, Kaltenrieder, Glur, Berlinger, Elbert, Frei, Gilli, Hafner, Anselmetti, Grosjean, Tinner
Created Year: 2015
Type: Document

Fire residues elucidate the where, when, and how of land use. Charcoal analysis provides insights into wood-burning practices, but is restricted by the size of identifiable particles. The present paper is the first to apply a black carbon (BC) method...

Person: Lehndorff, Linstädter, Kehl, Weniger
Created Year: 2015
Type: Document

The extent of prehistoric human impact on the environment is a contentious topic in various palaeo-environmental sciences. The long history of humans in Australia and its extensive fire-prone biota makes this continent a key research area for better...

Person: Williams, Mooney, Sisson, Marlon
Created Year: 2015
Type: Document

Modern studies of site distribution, utilization of near-coastal riverine resources, and the development of cultural complexity during the Holocene in southwestern Washington are hampered by the limited amount of data from previous archaeological...

Person: Nakonechny
Created Year: 2015
Type: Document

Jason Nez, a Fire Archaeologist on the 2015 Rock Fire (Kaibab National Forest), will discuss how cultural resources can be protected during managed wildfires. The Kaibab National Forest has numerous cultural resources that are vulnerable to fire, but...

Person: Nez
Created Year: 2015
Type: Media

Treelines are expected to rise to higher elevations with climate warming; the rate and extent however are still largely unknown. Here we present the first multi-proxy palaeoecological study from the treeline in the Northwestern Swiss Alps that covers...

Person: Schwörer, Kaltenrieder, Glur, Berlinger, Elbert, Frei, Gilli, Hafner, Anselmetti, Grosjean, Tinner
Created Year: 2014
Type: Document

Ali Reiner and Carol Ewell presented a webinar on June 10, 2014. Fire behavior and effects models are frequently used to inform fire and land management decisions despite a lack of testing against field measurements. The Adaptive Management Services...

Person: Reiner, Ewell
Created Year: 2014
Type: Media

Archaeologists working in the vast coniferous uplands of the American Southwest have commonly assumed that the subsistence economies of the prehistoric peoples who dwelt there focused on corn (Zea mays) agriculture, the erratic yields of which were...

Person: Sullivan, Forste
Created Year: 2014
Type: Document

Forest/steppe boundaries are among the most dynamic ecosystems on Earth and are highly vulnerable to changes in climate and land use. In this study we examine the postglacial history of the Patagonian forest/steppe ecotone (41-43°S) to better...

Person: Iglesias, Whitlock
Created Year: 2014
Type: Document