Here, we show that the last century of fire suppression in the western U.S. has resulted in fire intensities that are unique over more than 900 years of record in ponderosa pine forests (Pinus ponderosa). Specifically, we use the heat-sensitive...
Fire and Archaeology
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Fire suppression impacts on fuels and fire intensity in the western U.S.: insights from archaeological luminescence dating in northern New Mexico
Person: Roos, Rittenour, Swetnam, Loehman, Hollenback, Liebmann, Rosenstein
Reports on a survey conducted by archaeologists on sites impacted by the Rodeo-Chediski wildfire in Arizona. Information on the archaeological sites within the fire's perimeter range; Details on the threat posed by wildfires to archaeological...