Fire Archaeology with Emily Long

The world seems to be on fire in multiple ways these days, both figuratively and literally. Join us for this episode as we chat with our own Emily Long about her experience with fire archaeology, and the efforts taken by wildfire fighters and archaeologists across the west this fire season.

A full transcript for this episode can be found below. All of our transcripts are available on the Episode Transcription page.

Link to episode transcript

Show Notes

Dedicated READ job ad from 2018 discusses job duties.

Forest Service handbook, Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Effects of Fire on Cultural Resources and Archaeology

Jessica Leight Hester’s article with Kassie Rippee, How Does an Archaeologist Keep Heritage Sites Safe From Wildfires?

Santa Cruz district State Parks emergency relocation efforts.

Damage of historic parks in 2020 Wildfires to date.

Fire Ecology Introduction from Archaeology Magazine

National Museum of Brazil’s 2018 fire, and subsequent 2020 museum fire at a natural history museum in Minas Gerais remind us to have emergency planning ahead of time.

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