Fire and Archaeology

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Questions: We investigated the changing role of climate, forest fires and human population size in the broad‐scale compositional changes in Holocene vegetation dynamics before and after the onset of farming in Sweden (at 6,000 cal yr BP) and in Finland...

Person: Kuosmanen, Marquer, Tallavaara, Molinari, Zhang, Alenius, Edinborough, Pesonen, Reitalu, Renssen, Trondman, Seppa
Year: 2018
Type: Document

Climatic change that occurred during the Holocene is often recognized as the main factor for explaining fire dynamics, while the influence of human societies is less apparent. In eastern North America, human influence on fire regime before European...

Person: Blarquez, Talbot, Paillard, Lapointe-Elmrabti, Pelletier, St-Pierre
Year: 2018
Type: Document

Fire use has played an important role in human evolution and subsequent dispersals across the globe, yet the relative importance of human activity and climate on fire regimes is controversial. This is particularly true for historical fire regimes of...

Person: Roos, Zedeño, Hollenback, Erlick
Year: 2018
Type: Document

Archaeological and paleoecological studies demonstrate that human-caused fires have long-term influences on terrestrial and atmospheric systems, including the transformation of “wild” landscapes into managed, agricultural landscapes. Sedimentary...

Person: Snitker
Year: 2018
Type: Document

Fire is a natural component of global biogeochemical cycles and closely related to changes in human land use. Whereas climate-fuel relationships seem to drive both global and subcontinental fire regimes, human-induced fires are prominent mainly on a...

Person: Dietze, Theuerkauf, Bloom, Brauer, Dörfler, Feeser, Feurdean, Gedminienė, Giesecke, Jahns, Karpińska-Kołaczek, Kołaczek, Lamentowicz, Latałowa, Marcisz, Obremska, Pędziszewska, Poska, Rehfeld, Stančikaitė, Stivrins, Święta-Musznicka, Szal, Vassiljev, Veski, Wacnik, Weisbrodt, Wiethold, Vannière, Słowiński
Year: 2018
Type: Document

Land managers are challenged to protect cultural resources within the context of reintroducing fire on the landscape. Positive relationships and partnerships are essential to effective management.

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Year: 2018
Type: Media

Fire has shaped the environment and has been important for human cultural development. In this paper, we propose to study past fire events using ecological modelling. For instance, the ecology of fire can help us to understand and interpret...

Person: Burry, Palacio, Somoza, Trivi de Mandri, Lindskoug, Marconetto, D'Antoni
Year: 2018
Type: Document

To examine fire patterns and landscape evolution in the Xiangjiang River Basin over the past 1300 years, high-resolution charcoal and black carbon (BC, char and soot) records from the Tongguan Kiln archaeological site of historical ceramic production...

Person: Tan, Mao, Han, Mo, Gu, Liu, Long, An
Year: 2018
Type: Document

From the text...'The unrestricted burning of vegetation appears to be a universal culture trait among historic primitive peoples and therefore was probably employed by our remote ancestors. Archeology indicates that extensive areas of the Old and...

Person: Thomas, Stewart
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Galinat, Mangelsdorf, Pierson
Year: 1956
Type: Document