Fire and Archaeology

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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...

Person: Roos, Rittenour, Swetnam, Loehman, Hollenback, Liebmann, Rosenstein
Year: 2020
Type: Document

Archaeology is a major resource issue when there is a fire, whether it is a Wildfire, Wildland Fire Use or a prescribed burn. During fires, the Kaibab National Forest often requests archaeologists from other forests and regions to assist with fires on...

Person: Hangan, Lyndon, Reid, Weintraub, Bettenson, Ruff, Gifford, Haines, Robertson
Year: 2008
Type: Document

Over the last three decades, archaeologists employed by federal land management agencies have become increasingly involved in wildland fire incidents. Roles and responsibilities are poorly identified for fire archaeologists, and guidance is limited to...

Person: Haines, Schofer
Year: 2008
Type: Document