Fire and Archaeology

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From the text ... 'One of the first things that the English discovered about American Indians in Virginia was that they burned their wildlands. ...Four purposes for burning--agriculture, hunting, range management, and travel--would probably have...

Person: Brown
Year: 2000
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

Archaeological and historical evidence on status of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) in southern Ontario prior to European settlement is not clear. The bird was documented on the Essex and Kent County prairies at the time of European settlement...

Person: Brennan, Palmer, Burger, Pruden, Hunter, Ludolph
Year: 2000
Type: Document

Mountain quail (Oreortyx pictus) are among the least studied of the North American quails. The prehistoric and early historic distributions of this bird are uncertain. In the Pacific Northwest, mountain quail were first recorded by Lewis and Clark in...

Person: Brennan, Palmer, Burger, Pruden, Crawford
Year: 2000
Type: Document

Yellowstone National Park experiences as few as 4 to more than 81-wildland fire starts each year. Management decisions and evaluation of various alternatives must be done quickly. Fires allowed to burn as a wildland fire for resource benefit must be re...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Sorbel
Year: 2000
Type: Document

Unlike many areas of the United States, anthropogenic fires are the prime agent for affecting changes in plant and animal species composition in the southern Appalachian Highlands. Although the extensive use of fire by the American Indians has been...

Person: Yaussy, Ison
Year: 2000
Type: Document

1 The history of a forest stand over the last 6000 years has been reconstructed by studying pollen, macrofossils and charcoal from a small, wet hollow in Suserup Skov on the island of Sjaelland in eastern Denmark. 2 The earliest recorded forest was...

Person: Hannon, Bradshaw, Emborg
Year: 2000
Type: Document