Fire and Archaeology

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Fire use has played an important role in human evolution and subsequent dispersals across the globe, yet the relative importance of human activity and climate on fire regimes is controversial. This is particularly true for historical fire regimes of...

Person: Roos, ZedeƱo, Hollenback, Erlick
Created Year: 2018
Type: Document

Interannual climate variations have been important drivers of wildfire occurrence in ponderosa pine forests across western North America for at least 400 years, but at finer scales of mountain ranges and landscapes human land uses sometimes over-rode...

Person: Swetnam, Farella, Roos, Liebmann, Falk, Allen
Created Year: 2016
Type: Document

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
Created 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
Created Year: 2004
Type: Document

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Person: Maclean
Created 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
Created Year: 2003
Type: Document

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

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Person: Huntley, Webb, McAndrews
Created Year: 1988
Type: Document

From the Conclusions ... 'Prior to becoming a national park, Shenandoah had gone through periods of indiscriminate logging, hunting, livestock grazing, and burning. Then the area entered the National Park System and shifted abruptly to a regime of...

Person: Wilhelm
Created Year: 1973
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
Created Year: 1956
Type: Document