Fire and Archaeology

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Humans have influenced global fire activity for millennia and will continue to do so into the future. Given the long-term interaction between humans and fire, we propose a collaborative research agenda linking archaeology and fire science that...

Person: Snitker, Roos, Sullivan, Maezumi, Bird, Coughlan, Derr, Gassaway, Klimaszewski-Patterson, Loehman
Created Year: 2022
Type: Document

From the Conclusions ... 'Fires have impacted cultures for millennia and fire will continue to impact contemporary cultures as well as the remnants of past cultures. The challenge is to manage vagetation/fuels to minimize damage to contemporary...

Person: Ryan, Jones, Koerner, Lee, Ryan, Koerner
Created Year: 2012
Type: Document

Aim There remains some uncertainty concerning the causes of extinctions of Madagascar's megafauna. One hypothesis is that they were caused by over-hunting by humans. A second hypothesis is that their extinction was caused by both environmental...

Person: Virah-Sawmy, Willis, Gillson
Created Year: 2010
Type: Document

Key questions for understanding the resilience and variability of Mexican Neotropical cloud forest assemblages in current and future climate change include: How have human disturbances and climate change affected the dynamics of the cloud forest...

Person: Figueroa-Rangel, Willis, Olvera-Vargas
Created Year: 2010
Type: Document

Archaeological and historical evidence on status of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) in southern Ontario prior to European settlement is not clear. The bird was documented on the Essex and Kent County prairies at the time of European settlement...

Person: Brennan, Palmer, Burger, Pruden, Hunter, Ludolph
Created Year: 2000
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
Created Year: 1976
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
Created Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Hough
Created Year: 1926
Type: Document