Fire and Archaeology

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In 1989 the Long Mesa fire burned approximately 3000 acres in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. The fire spread along the top of Long Mesa and the adjacent canyons covering an area containing approximately 200 known archeological sites. Because of...

Person: Shaw, Aldon, LoSapio, Fiero
Year: 1995
Type: Document

In 1989 the Long Mesa fire burned approximately 3000 acres in Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado The fire spread along the top of Long Mesa and the adjacent canyons covering an area containing approximately 200 known archeological sites. Because of the...

Person: Shaw, Aldon, LoSapio, Fiero
Year: 1995
Type: Document

From the text... 'The purpose of this report is to attempt to evaluate the evidence for widespread human manipulation of the environment in the Midwestern United States. The study will focus primarily on the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,...

Person: Bray
Year: 1995
Type: Document

From the Introduction ... 'Before ecosystem management can be implemented or ecological integrity preserved, long-term ecosystem states and processes must first be quantified. For as Aldo Leopold noted over 40 years ago, 'if we are serious...

Person: Willms, Dormaar, Kay
Year: 1995
Type: Document

Evidence for early agriculture can be obtained from pollen profiles indicating forest clearance1. The practice of cultivation is widely believed to have been introduced into the interlacustrine region of central Africa by Bantu-speaking iron-workers2,...

Person: Hamilton, Taylor, Vogel
Year: 1986
Type: Document