Fire and Archaeology

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This report presents the Phase I results of a joint project between the Office of Archaeological Studies (OAS) of the Museum of New Mexico and the USDA Forest Service (USFS). The objectives of this study were to: 1) Determine whether cultural resources...

Person: Lentz, Gaunt, Willmer
Year: 1996
Type: Document

Faunal remains in local archeological sites and historic information suggest that elk populations in the Jemez Mountains were low from ca. 1200 A.D. through ca. 1900 A.D., when they were extirpated from this region. Elk were reintroduced to the Jemez...

Person: Allen, Allen
Year: 1996
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