Fire and Archaeology

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The following report presents initial efforts to develop a cultural resources component of the Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) Fire Management Plan. In late summer, 2009, Dr. Robert Brunswig, Director of the University of Northern Colorado's...

Person: Brunswig, Butler, Diggs
Year: 2010
Type: Document

This thesis presents the results and conclusions based on the literature concerning the prehistoric cultural context, the historic-era context of logging and sheep ranching in RNSP, the direct effects of fire on cultural resources from fire and fire...

Person: Allen
Year: 2010
Type: Document

Relationships between vegetation, climate and disturbance are likely to be altered in the near future as a result of changes in both climate and human impacts on ecosystems. These changes could trigger species losses and distribution shifts in...

Person: Blarquez, Bremond, Carcaillet
Year: 2010
Type: Document

Summary1. Relationships between vegetation, climate and disturbance are likely to be altered in the near future as a result of changes in both climate and human impacts on ecosystems. These changes could trigger species losses and distribution shifts...

Person: Blarquez, Bremond, Carcaillet
Year: 2010
Type: Document

In studies on natural dynamics, biodiversity and reference conditions legacies of preindustrial human land use are often neglected. In this study, using archaeology and dendrochronology combined with field surveys on present forest characteristics, we...

Person: Josefsson, Gunnarson, Liedgren, Bergman, Ostlund
Year: 2010
Type: Document

Aim There remains some uncertainty concerning the causes of extinctions of Madagascar's megafauna. One hypothesis is that they were caused by over-hunting by humans. A second hypothesis is that their extinction was caused by both environmental...

Person: Virah-Sawmy, Willis, Gillson
Year: 2010
Type: Document

Key questions for understanding the resilience and variability of Mexican Neotropical cloud forest assemblages in current and future climate change include: How have human disturbances and climate change affected the dynamics of the cloud forest...

Person: Figueroa-Rangel, Willis, Olvera-Vargas
Year: 2010
Type: Document

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