Fire and Archaeology

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Ali Reiner and Carol Ewell presented a webinar on June 10, 2014. Fire behavior and effects models are frequently used to inform fire and land management decisions despite a lack of testing against field measurements. The Adaptive Management Services...

Person: Reiner, Ewell
Year: 2014
Type: Media

From the Conclusions ... 'Fires have impacted cultures for millennia and fire will continue to impact contemporary cultures as well as the remnants of past cultures. The challenge is to manage vagetation/fuels to minimize damage to contemporary...

Person: Ryan, Jones, Koerner, Lee, Ryan, Koerner
Year: 2012
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

Forests in the Ozarks are ancient: the dominance and density of their various arboreal and herbaceous species have fluctuated over time in relation to climatic change and cultural influences. This study examines the nature of the pre-European forest...

Person: Spetich, Jutnry, Stahle
Year: 2004
Type: Document

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Person: Maclean
Year: 2003
Type: Document

Yellowstone National Park experiences as few as 4 to more than 81-wildland fire starts each year. Management decisions and evaluation of various alternatives must be done quickly. Fires allowed to burn as a wildland fire for resource benefit must be re...

Person: Neuenschwander, Ryan, Gollberg, Sorbel
Year: 2000
Type: Document

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Person: Allen, Cartledge
Year: 1996
Type: Document

Large wilderness areas in National Parks and Forests offer some of our best opportunities for restoring natural disturbance regimes. High intensity fires, for example, can be permitted to burn with minimal interference. Yet even in large wilderness...

Person: Romme, Despain
Year: 1988
Type: Document

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Person: Armistead
Year: 1981
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