Fire and Archaeology

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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

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

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