Fire and Archaeology

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Specimens of fossil gopher tortoises (Gopherus) were collected from five late Pliocene, two early Pleistocene, five middle Pleistocene, and 52 late Pleistocene sites in 18 counties in Florida, one county in Georgia, three in South Carolina, and one in...

Person: Franz, Quitmyer
Year: 2005
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

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

Shallow soil cores from 56 localities along the crest of the Colorado Front Range were processed by water flotation and wet sieving, then examined for wood charcoal and charred conifer-needle fragments. Charred particles were largest and most numerous...

Person: Benedict
Year: 2002
Type: Document

From the text...'The Department of Defense, as stewards of military lands, considers cultural resource protection a part of its central mission, 'the defense of the United States - its people, its land, and its heritage.' At Eglin Air...

Person: Wright, Stewart, Swain, Shreve
Year: 2001
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

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

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

Fire-maintained oak savannas on silt-loam soils essentially disappeared from midwestern North America soon after European settlement because of fire suppression and agriculture. As a result, there are no precise models for restoring this vegetation and...

Person: Bowles, McBride
Year: 1998
Type: Document

The myth persists that in 1492 the Americas were a sparsely populated wilderness, 'a world of barely perceptible human disturbance.' There is substantial evidence, however, that the Native American landscape of the early sixteenth century was...

Person: Denevan
Year: 1992
Type: Document