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

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the eastern deciduous biome spans several fields, including paleoecology, fire scar analysis, witness tree studies, historical documents and ethnographic sources.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

In Early Holocene, Chernozems were assumed to have covered the entire loess landscape of the Lower Rhine basin -- today mirrored by the distribution of Luvic Phaeozems. These Luvic Phaeozems have characteristic dark brown (Bht) horizons accumulating...

Person: Gerlach, Baumewerd-Schmidt, van den Borg, Eckmeier, Schmidt
Year: 2006
Type: Document

From the text ... 'We saw how fire suppression efforts often did more damage than the fire itself -- as we also questioned the high costs of aggressive fire suppression.... Wven some members of the wildland fire management community found it...

Person: Mills
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

Black Ridge Brook is an upland peat site in a high rainfall area of SW England. Pollen evidence has shown that it was once wooded, with Betula and Corylus dominant, before periods of change to more open ground and the spread of mire vegetation....

Person: Blackford, Innes, Hatton, Caseldine
Year: 2006
Type: Document