Fire and Archaeology

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Evidence for historical fire across the eastern deciduous biome spans several fields, including paleoecology, fire scar analysis, witness tree studies, historical documents and ethnographic sources. In this paper I provide an overview of many of these...

Person: Dickinson, Ruffner
Year: 2006
Type: Document

We integrate witness tree distribution, Native American archaeological sites, and geological and topographic variables to investigate the relationships between Native American populations and pre-European settlement forest types on the Allegheny...

Person: Black, Ruffner, Abrams
Year: 2006
Type: Document