Fire and Archaeology

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Greece, to those who know it only from archeological books and its ancient architecture, is associated with rocks, and bare mountains of white fine-granular marble, decorated by fine-sculptured temples, all built of white marble. Probably, the small...

Person: Liacos
Year: 2015
Type: Document

Aim The forest steppe of the Transylvanian Plain is a landscape of exceptionally diverse steppe-like and semi-natural grasslands. Is this vegetation a remnant of a once continuous temperate forest extensively cleared by humans, or has the area, since...

Person: Feurdean, Marinova, Nielsen, Liakka, Veres, Hutchinson, Braun, Timar-Gabor, Astalos, Mosburgger, Hickler
Year: 2015
Type: Document

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
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
Year: 2015
Type: Document