Fire and Archaeology

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Person: Goren-Inbar, Alperson, Kislev, Simchoni, Melamed, BenNun, Werker
Year: 2004
Type: Document

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Person: Balter
Year: 2004
Type: Document

Too often, wilderness conservation ignores a temporal perspective greater than the past 50 years, yet a long-term perspective (centuries to millennia) reveals the dynamic nature of many ecosystems. Analysis of fossil pollen, charcoal and stable...

Person: Gillson, Willis
Year: 2004
Type: Document

Sediments from Middle Stone Age hearths and burnt deposits in Sibudu Cave (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) were analysed for their mineral and phytolith contents. The mineral compositions were determined by FT-IR spectroscopy. The phytoliths were...

Person: Schiegl, Stockhammer, Scott, Wadley
Year: 2004
Type: Document

The recent encroachment of woody species threatening many western North American meadows has been attributed to diverse factors. We used a suite of methods in Chittenden Meadow, southwestern British Columbia, Canada, to identify the human, ecological,...

Person: Lepofsky, Heyerdahl, Lertzman, Schaepe, Mierendorf
Year: 2003
Type: Document

Pollen, microscopic charcoal and peat humification analyses were applied to radiocarbon-dated peat cores to examine environmental change before and after the mid-Holocene transition from hunter-gatherer (Mesolithic) to agricultural (Neolithic)...

Person: Cayless, Tipping
Year: 2002
Type: Document

From the text... 'Because maize is a plant that requires human cultivation for survival, we can infer from the distribution of maize pollen that sedentary agriculturalists were present at La Selva by 2700 B.P. This interpretation is consistent...

Person: Horn, Kennedy
Year: 2001
Type: Document

A multi disciplinary study of use by Sami people of Pinus sylvestris L. (Scots pine) inner bark was performed in northern Sweden. We combined linguistic, historical and archaeological records with ecological data collected from field studies to...

Person: Zackrisson, Ostlund, Korhonen, Bergman
Year: 2000
Type: Document

1. Two palaeoecological data sets were used to study forest development in the boreo-nemoral zone of southern Sweden during the last 3000 years. Maps of forest types present in 1250 B, AD 500 and today were compiled from regional pollen data and these...

Person: Lindbladh, Bradshaw, Holmqvist
Year: 2000
Type: Document