Archaeological charcoal analysis in New Zealand

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dc.contributor.author Wallace, R en
dc.contributor.author Holdaway, Simon en
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-09T03:49:08Z en
dc.date.issued 2017 en
dc.identifier.issn 0110-540X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39884 en
dc.description.abstract Charcoal is well preserved and abundant in many New Zealand archaeological sites. When identified to species it provides a means of reconstructing past vegetation communities adjacent to occupation sites. However, the way charcoal deposits accumulated needs to be considered before species identifications are converted into vegetation reconstructions. Here a number of examples from New Zealand archaeological sites illustrate how charcoal identification when combined with a consideration of the contexts from which samples are derived allow inferences to be made about human interaction with the fire histories of past vegetation communities. en
dc.publisher New Zealand Archaeological Association en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Pacific Archaeology en
dc.rights Items in ResearchSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Previously published items are made available in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. en
dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Archaeological charcoal analysis in New Zealand en
dc.type Journal Article en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 17 en
pubs.volume 8 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.author-url http://pacificarchaeology.org/index.php/journal/article/view/205 en
pubs.end-page 30 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 695036 en
pubs.org-id Arts en
pubs.org-id Social Sciences en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-10-17 en
pubs.online-publication-date 2017-10-01 en


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