Fire and Archaeology

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Fire is one of many ecological and cultural processes that affect cultural resources and the contexts in which they are located. Cultural resources are material and non-material representations of contemporary, historic, and prehistoric lifeways....

Person: Fowler
Year: 2004
Type: Document

The 2003 Mustang Fire required Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) treatment and monitoring of archaeological sites on Ashley National Forest in northeastern Utah. The fire burned over 20,000- acre area and nearly 300 known sites. Ashley Heritage...

Person: Johnson
Year: 2004
Type: Document

The recent encroachment of woody species threatening many western North American meadows has been attributed to diverse factors. We used a suite of methods in Chittenden Meadow, southwestern British Columbia, Canada, to identify the human, ecological,...

Person: Lepofsky, Heyerdahl, Lertzman, Schaepe, Mierendorf
Year: 2003
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

Aim: Native American burning impacts on California shrubland dominated landscapes are evaluated relative to the natural lightning fire potential for affecting landscape patterns. Location: Focus was on the coastal ranges of central and southern...

Person: Keeley
Year: 2002
Type: Document

This bibliography is a by-product of a joint effort between the National Park Service and the USFS Fire Sciences Lab to produce a review of knowledge on fire effects on cultural resources. The bibliography does include some references on the historical...

Person: Rude, Jones
Year: 2001
Type: Document

From the text ... 'One of the first things that the English discovered about American Indians in Virginia was that they burned their wildlands. ...Four purposes for burning--agriculture, hunting, range management, and travel--would probably have...

Person: Brown
Year: 2000
Type: Document

1. Two palaeoecological data sets were used to study forest development in the boreo-nemoral zone of southern Sweden during the last 3000 years. Maps of forest types present in 1250 B, AD 500 and today were compiled from regional pollen data and these...

Person: Lindbladh, Bradshaw, Holmqvist
Year: 2000
Type: Document

1 The history of a forest stand over the last 6000 years has been reconstructed by studying pollen, macrofossils and charcoal from a small, wet hollow in Suserup Skov on the island of Sjaelland in eastern Denmark. 2 The earliest recorded forest was...

Person: Hannon, Bradshaw, Emborg
Year: 2000
Type: Document

1. In northern Fennoscandia a rare forest type, characterized by Cladina species and Picea abies, occurs on dry productive sites outside the range of permafrost but close to the Scandes mountains. 2. We determined the history of vegetation development...

Person: Hornberg, Ostlund, Zackrisson, Bergman
Year: 1999
Type: Document