Fire and Archaeology

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Summary1. Relationships between vegetation, climate and disturbance are likely to be altered in the near future as a result of changes in both climate and human impacts on ecosystems. These changes could trigger species losses and distribution shifts...

Person: Blarquez, Bremond, Carcaillet
Year: 2010
Type: Document

In studies on natural dynamics, biodiversity and reference conditions legacies of preindustrial human land use are often neglected. In this study, using archaeology and dendrochronology combined with field surveys on present forest characteristics, we...

Person: Josefsson, Gunnarson, Liedgren, Bergman, Ostlund
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
Year: 2010
Type: Document

Questions: (i) Can sampling of soil wood charcoals at high spatial resolution produce new evidence concerning the presence of chalk grassland before or during the Neolithic, Bronze and Iron Ages? (ii) Are there correlations between vegetation history...

Person: Dutoit, Thinon, Talon, Buisson, Alard
Year: 2009
Type: Document

Persoonia falcata R. Br. and Buchanania obovata Engl. seeds are consistently preserved in abundance from archaeological sites across the Keep River region from 3500 B.P. up until the contact period. Although artefacts continued to be deposited after...

Person: Atchison
Year: 2009
Type: Document

This paper interprets macroscopic charcoal (>250 μm), humification and loss-on-ignition over the last ~14200 cal. BP from Goochs Swamp, located to the west of Sydney in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. This study aimed to investigate...

Person: Black, Mooney, Attenbrow
Year: 2008
Type: Document

Ethnographic literature documents the pervasiveness of plant-management strategies, such as prescribed burning and other kinds of cultivation, among Northwest Peoples after European contact. In contrast, definitive evidence of precontact plant...

Person: Lepofsky, Lertzman
Year: 2008
Type: Document

It is widely believed that Australian Aborigines utilized fire to manage many landscapes; however, to what extent this use of fire impacted on Australia's ecosystems remains uncertain. The late Pleistocene/ Holocene fire history from three sites...

Person: Black, Mooney, Haberle
Year: 2007
Type: Document

Knowledge of past fire regimes is crucial for understanding the changes in fire frequency that are likely to occur during the coming decades as a result of global warming and land-use change. This is a key issue for the sustainable management of forest...

Person: Carcaillet, Bergman, Delorme, Hornberg, Zackrisson
Year: 2007
Type: Document

Knowledge of past fire regimes is crucial for understanding the changes in fire frequency that are likely to occur during the coming decades as a result of global warming and land-use change. This is a key issue for the sustainable management of forest...

Person: Carcaillet, Bergman, Delorme, Hornberg, Zackrisson
Year: 2007
Type: Document