Fire and Archaeology

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This seminar is part of the USFS Missoula Fire Lab Seminar Series.

The need for science to improve the application of prescribed fire has never been greater....

Person: O'Brien
Created Year: 2021
Type: Media

In order to fully appreciate the role that fire, both natural and anthropogenic, had in shaping pre-Euro-American settlement landscapes in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), it is necessary to develop a more robust method of evaluating paleofire...

Person: Walsh, Duke, Haydon
Created Year: 2019
Type: Document

Rangeland drills are commonly employed for post fire rehab and emergency stabilization. With the assumption that adverse effects will occur, archaeological sites are flagged and avoided. This may cause a site stranding effect and greater potential for...

Person: Halford
Created Year: 2017
Type: Media

Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) is an assessment intended to protect life, property, water quality, important archeological resources, and impacted ecosystems from further damage.

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Created Year: 2016
Type: Document

Santa Clara Indian Pueblo lands are adjacent to the Jemez National Forest, Bandelier National Monument and Valles Caldera National Preserve. This paper explores Pueblo vulnerability and resilience after repeated and devastating fires in this century as...

Person: Watson, Carver, Krenova, McBride, Stumpff
Created Year: 2015
Type: Document

The importance of fire in many western ecosystems cannot be overstated. On the Kaibab National Forest, fire provides habitat for wildlife, maintains watersheds, and supports forest health and productivity. Fire also influences a wide range of values,...

Person: Weintraub, Gonzalez, MacDonald, Gatto, Lyndon, Banks, McLaughlin, Betenson, Hercher
Created Year: 2015
Type: Media

This webinar will provide an introduction to the new edition of the Rainbow series that provides fire and land management professionals and policy makers with a greater understanding of the value of cultural resource protection and the methods...

Person: Ryan
Created Year: 2012
Type: Media

This state-of-knowledge review provides a synthesis of the effects of fire on cultural resources, which can be used by fire managers, cultural resource (CR) specialists, and archaeologists to more effectively manage wildland vegetation, fuels, and fire...

Person: Ryan, Jones, Koerner, Lee
Created Year: 2012
Type: Document

Research has shown that wildfires clearly have the potential to damage or destroy heritage resources through: (1) direct effects of the fire; (2) ground disturbing suppression or rehabilitation activities; and/or (3) erosive soil movement caused by...

Person: Riefkohl Guzmán
Created Year: 2012
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