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A Tree Ring Based Fire History of the Clover Mountains, Lincoln County, Nevada
Fire is a dominant form of disturbance in the American west, and is a primary management concern because of its threat to natural resources and human development. Research on fire history of the Great Basin is lacking. ...
Paleoindian Occupations in the Great Basin: A Comparative Study of Lithic Technological Organization, Mobility, and Landscape Use from Jakes Valley, Nevada
Previous research on Paleoindian occupations in the Great Basin has provided many more questions than answers. Central to understanding this early period is the relationship between its Western Fluted and Western Stemmed ...
Pre-Archaic Occupations in the West Arm of the Black Rock Desert
The relationship between humans and the environments in which they lived is a major topic of interest to archaeologists in the Great Basin. Many early archaeological sites occur on remnant shorelines of ancient lakes and ...
Fuel Analysis in Upper Elevation Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands of Lincoln County, Nevada
Wildland fires are an important component of the Great Basin ecosystem, and their behavior is greatly controlled by forest fuels. Understanding changes in fuel conditions through time can enable managers to better manage ...
Pre- and Post-settlement Stand Development of Woodland Ecosystems in Lincoln County, Nevada
Pinyon-juniper woodlands in the Intermountain West have been increasing in both density and area since at least the late nineteenth century. The increases have been primarily attributed to changes in wildfire regimes, ...
Geomorphic controls on Great Basin riparian vegetation at the watershed and process zone scales
Riparian ecosystems supply valuable resources in all landscapes, but especially in semiarid regions such as the Great Basin of the western United States. Over half of Great Basin streams are thought to be in poor ecological ...