Fire and Archaeology

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Land managers are becoming increasingly aware that cultural resources are a fragile and nonrenewable part of the environment that must be protected. Legislation has been enacted at the Federal and State levels to protect these resources. There is...

Person: Lotan, Kilgore, Fischer, Mutch, Anderson
Year: 1985
Type: Document

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Person: Armistead
Year: 1981
Type: Document

[Description from Elsevier website] Tree Rings and Climate deals with the principles of dendrochronology, with emphasis on tree-ring studies involving climate-related problems. This book looks at the spatial and temporal variations in tree-ring growth...

Person: Fritts
Year: 1976
Type: Document

From the text ... 'Charcoal is largely unaffected by fungi or other woods destroying organisms. Consequently, it will persist in soil for great periods of time and often turns up in archaeological diggings and paleobotanical studies. The...

Person: Koeppen
Year: 1972
Type: Document

[From first paragraph] Dendrochronology may be defined as the study of the chronological sequence of annual growth rings in trees. The concepts and techniques of the science, as presented here, reflect the work and practice of the Laboratory of Tree-...

Person: Berger, Ferguson
Year: 1970
Type: Document

Another large and significant collection of prehistoric maize cobs (Zea Mays L.) with Tripsacoid characteristics that are indicative of introgression from either Tripsacum spp. or its maize derivative, teosinte (Zea mexicana Reeves and Mangelsdorf),...

Person: Galinat, Ruppe
Year: 1961
Type: Document

[from the text] The science of palynology has come a long way since the presentation of the first paper on modern pollen analysis by Lennart von Post at Oslo in 1916. Like many sciences it was initiated as a rather narrow discipline and consisted...

Person: Heusser
Year: 1960
Type: Document

From the text...'The unrestricted burning of vegetation appears to be a universal culture trait among historic primitive peoples and therefore was probably employed by our remote ancestors. Archeology indicates that extensive areas of the Old and...

Person: Thomas, Stewart
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Galinat, Mangelsdorf, Pierson
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Mangelsdorf, Lister
Year: 1956
Type: Document