Fire and Archaeology

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In this episode of Fire Ecology Chats, Fire Ecology editor Bob Keane talks with Megan Friggens and Rachel Loehman about results from their study that identified the environmental and climate variables that best predict observed fire severity and fire...

Person: Keane, Friggens, Loehman
Year: 2022
Type: Media

The primary focus of this paper is to examine the extent to which the pattern of Neandertal fire use in southwest France occurred at other times and places during the European Late Pleistocene. In previous studies, both direct and indirect data showed...

Person: Abdolahzadeh, McPherron, Sandgathe, Schurr, Olszewski, Dibble
Year: 2022
Type: Document

Motivation: Rapid climate change is altering plant communities around the globe fundamentally. Despite progress in understanding how plants respond to these climate shifts, accumulating evidence suggests that disturbance could not only modify expected...

Person: Napier, Chipman
Year: 2022
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

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