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

From the text...'The Department of Defense, as stewards of military lands, considers cultural resource protection a part of its central mission, 'the defense of the United States - its people, its land, and its heritage.' At Eglin Air...

Person: Wright, Stewart, Swain, Shreve
Year: 2001
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

This bibliography is a by-product of a joint effort between the National Park Service and the USFS Fire Sciences Lab to produce a review of knowledge on fire effects on cultural resources. The bibliography does include some references on the historical...

Person: Rude, Jones
Year: 2001
Type: Document