Fire and Archaeology

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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

From the text...'The term restoration relates to activities required to reduce hazards from wildland fires and improve federal forest and grassland health to a condition that can be maintained through periodic disturbance. Restoration and...

Person: Hardy, Keane, Harrington
Created Year: 1999
Type: Document

From the text... "This paper examines the pressures that lead to reduction of biodiversity especially the threat of wildfire to environmental resources, how indigenous people in Ghana protect vital environmental resources through culture, religion...

Person: Greenlee, Nsiah-Gyabaah
Created Year: 1997
Type: Document

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Person: Allen, Cartledge
Created 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
Created Year: 1996
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
Created Year: 1990
Type: Document

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Person: Biswell
Created Year: 1989
Type: Document

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Created Year: 1989
Type: Document

Large wilderness areas in National Parks and Forests offer some of our best opportunities for restoring natural disturbance regimes. High intensity fires, for example, can be permitted to burn with minimal interference. Yet even in large wilderness...

Person: Romme, Despain
Created Year: 1988
Type: Document