A collaborative agenda for archaeology and fire science
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Grant Snitker; Christopher I. Roos; Alan P. Sullivan III; S. Yoshi Maezumi; Douglas W. Bird; Michael R. Coughlan; Kelly M. Derr; Linn Gassaway; Anna Klimaszewski-Patterson; Rachel A. Loehman
Publication Year: 2022

Cataloging Information

  • anthropogenic fire
  • archaeology
  • climate change
  • fire management
  • fire science
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Record Last Modified: July 15, 2022
FRAMES Record Number: 66133


Humans have influenced global fire activity for millennia and will continue to do so into the future. Given the long-term interaction between humans and fire, we propose a collaborative research agenda linking archaeology and fire science that emphasizes the socioecological histories and consequences of anthropogenic fire in the development of fire management strategies today.

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Snitker, Grant; Roos, Christopher I.; Sullivan, Alan P.; Maezumi, S. Yoshi; Bird, Douglas W.; Coughlan, Michael R.; Derr, Kelly M.; Gassaway, Linn; Klimaszewski-Patterson, Anna; Loehman, Rachel A. 2022. A collaborative agenda for archaeology and fire science. Nature Ecology & Evolution 6(7):835-839.