Fire and Archaeology

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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

Coast redwood forests rank among the most significant natural features of North America, yet our understanding of how they came to be and how we might sustain them has been beset by scientific and management uncertainty for decades. A key part of this...

Person: Norman, Varner, Arguello, Underwood, Graham, Jennings, Valachovic, Lee
Year: 2009
Type: Document

This experimental study is proposed to address the local area needs of Midwest Region units of the National Park Service with regards to the fire/archeology interface. This proposal outlines an experimental project designed to provide park managers...

Person: Sturdevant, Skalsky, Wienk, Schreier
Year: 2009
Type: Project

Today, park managers must routinely balance the restoration needs of natural resources with the preservation of cultural resources. This project was designed to provide park managers with scientific data on the impacts from wildland fire to...

Person: Sturdevant, Skalsky, Wienk, Dolan, Gonzalez, Amrine
Year: 2009
Type: Document

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Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Hamre, Spoerl
Year: 1996
Type: Document

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Person: Allen, Lissoway
Year: 1996
Type: Document

The methods and motivations for fire use varied for late prehistoric societies of the Southwest. Although fire was probably used to increase the returns from hunting and gathering on marginal lands, it seems doubtful that comprehensive burning was used...

Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Allen, Hamre, Fish
Year: 1996
Type: Document

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Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Hamre, Fish
Year: 1996
Type: Document

Until the past few years Forest Service fire management had been characterized by a program of total wildfire suppression coupled with relatively small scale prescribed burning, having fuels reduction as the principle objective. As the organization...

Person: Allen, Cartledge
Year: 1996
Type: Document