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.
Snitker G, Roos CI, Sullivan, III AP, S. Maezumi Y, Bird DW, Coughlan MR, Derr KM, Gassaway L, Klimaszewski-Patterson A, Loehman RA. A collaborative agenda for archaeology and fire science. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2022 .