Fire and Archaeology

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Managers of designated wilderness or conservation areas, especially those that are fire-dependent, often face a major dilemma. It is essential that fire perform its natural role of rejuvenating the ecosystem. Standards of environmental regulation,...

Person: Bryan, Reeves, Cole, Savery
Year: 1997
Type: Document

The methods and motivations for fire use varied for late prehistoric societies of the Southwest. Although fire was probably used to increase the returns from hunting and gathering on marginal lands, it seems doubtful that comprehensive burning was used...

Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Allen, Hamre, Fish
Year: 1996
Type: Document

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Person: Ffolliott, DeBano, Baker, Gottfried, Solis-Garza, Edminster, Neary, Hamre, Fish
Year: 1996
Type: Document

Until the past few years Forest Service fire management had been characterized by a program of total wildfire suppression coupled with relatively small scale prescribed burning, having fuels reduction as the principle objective. As the organization...

Person: Allen, Cartledge
Year: 1996
Type: Document

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Person: Allen, Cartledge
Year: 1996
Type: Document

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

From the text... 'The purpose of this report is to attempt to evaluate the evidence for widespread human manipulation of the environment in the Midwestern United States. The study will focus primarily on the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,...

Person: Bray
Year: 1995
Type: Document

From the Introduction ... 'Before ecosystem management can be implemented or ecological integrity preserved, long-term ecosystem states and processes must first be quantified. For as Aldo Leopold noted over 40 years ago, 'if we are serious...

Person: Willms, Dormaar, Kay
Year: 1995
Type: Document

From the text...'To many people, the thought of Canaveral National Seashore conjures up images of long stretches of pristine beach or spectacular NASA shuttle launches. Not as well known is the fact that the Seashore contains one of the most...

Person: Stiner
Year: 1994
Type: Document

Over the past 10 years considerable information has been gathered on the effects of fire and fire suppression activities on cultural resources in the Southwest. A review of this information is presented and recommendations are offered on how damage to...

Person: Lissoway, Propper
Year: 1990
Type: Document