Fire and Archaeology

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Native American populations declined between 1492 and 1900 CE, instigated by the European colonization of the Americas. However, the magnitude, tempo, and ecological effects of this depopulation remain the source of enduring debates. Recently, scholars...

Person: Liebmann, Farella, Roos, Stack, Martini, Swetnam
Year: 2016
Type: Document

The Schultz Fire of 2010 burned just over 15,000 forested acres and caused the evacuation of hundreds of homes. Heavy floods followed the fire, resulting in extensive damage to property downstream from the charred hillsides. Nearly three years later,...

Person: Combrink, Cothran, Fox, Peterson, Snider
Year: 2013
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

During the next few decades, a considerable portion of the productive boreal forest in Canada will be harvested and there is an excellent opportunity to use forest management activities (e.g., harvesting, regeneration, stand tending) to alter the...

Person: Engstrom, Galley, de Groot, Hirsch, Kafka, Todd
Year: 2004
Type: Document

Fire was arguably the most important forest and rangeland disturbance process in the Inland Northwest United States for millennia. Prior to the Lewis and Clark expedition, fire regimes ranged from high severity with return intervals of one to five...

Person: Hessburg, Agee
Year: 2003
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

A multi disciplinary study of use by Sami people of Pinus sylvestris L. (Scots pine) inner bark was performed in northern Sweden. We combined linguistic, historical and archaeological records with ecological data collected from field studies to...

Person: Zackrisson, Ostlund, Korhonen, Bergman
Year: 2000
Type: Document

Archaeological and historical evidence on status of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus) in southern Ontario prior to European settlement is not clear. The bird was documented on the Essex and Kent County prairies at the time of European settlement...

Person: Brennan, Palmer, Burger, Pruden, Hunter, Ludolph
Year: 2000
Type: Document

In California, the percentage of wildland which is prescribed burned has been declining for many years. Fear of litigation, environmental concerns, and public perceptions seem to be the stumbling blocks. Is the reverse true: if we stop prescription...

Person: Bryan, Bakken
Year: 1997
Type: Document

Managers of designated wilderness or conservation areas, especially those that are fire-dependent, often face a major dilemma. It is essential that fire perform its natural role of rejuvenating the ecosystem. Standards of environmental regulation,...

Person: Bryan, Reeves, Cole, Savery
Year: 1997
Type: Document