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

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

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

From the text... "This paper examines the pressures that lead to reduction of biodiversity especially the threat of wildfire to environmental resources, how indigenous people in Ghana protect vital environmental resources through culture, religion...

Person: Greenlee, Nsiah-Gyabaah
Year: 1997
Type: Document

One of the more debated issues in western North American prehistory is the effect of postglacial maximum warmth and aridity on hunter-gatherer groups. Antevs (1955) described the 'Long Drought,' or Altithermal, as a period of warmer than...

Person: Greenlee, Cannon
Year: 1996
Type: Document

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Person: Van Pelt, Swetnam
Year: 1990
Type: Document

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Person: Nicholas, Patterson, Sassaman
Year: 1988
Type: Document