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FEATURED PUBLICATIONS
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The Legacy of 1300 years of land use in Jamaica.

Elliott, S., Maezumi, S.Y., Robinson, M., Burn, M., Gosling, W.D., Mickleburgh, H.L., Walters, S. & Beier, Z.J.M. (2022). Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology. Download.
Legacies of Indigenous Land use and Cultural Burning in the Bolivian Amazon.

Maezumi, S.Y., Elliott, S., Robinson, M., Jaimes Betancourt, C., De Souza, J.G., Alves, D., Grosvenor, M., Hilbert, L., Urrego, D., Gosling, W.D., Iriarte, J. (2022). 
Philosophical Transactions B . Download.
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A modern analogue matching approach to characterize fire temperatures and plant species from charcoal.
Maezumi, S.Y., Gosling, W.D., Kirschner, J., Chevalier, M., Cornelissen, H.L., Heinecke, T., McMichael, C.N.H. (2021). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Download.
Widespread reforestation preceded European influence on Amazonia.

Bush, M.B., M.N. Nascimento, M.N., Åkesson, C.M., Cardenes, G., Maezumi, S.Y., Behling, H., Correa-Metrio, A. Church, W., Huisman, S., Kelly, T., Mayle, F.E., McMichael, C.N.H. (2021).  Science. Download.
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Amazon Resilience to Past and Present Drying.
Kukla, T., Ahlström, A., Maezumi, S.Y., Chevalier, M., Lu, Z., Chamberlain, C. P. (2021). Global and Planetary Change. Download.
Legacies of Indigenous land use shaped past wildfire regimes in the Basin-Plateau Region, U.S.A.
Carter, V. A., Brunelle, A., Power, M.J., DeRose, J.R., Bekker, M. F., Hart, I., Brewer, S., Spangler, J., Robinson, E., Abbott, M., Maezumi, S.Y., Codding, B.C. 2021. Nature Communications Earth & Environment. Download. 
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Pollen-based climate reconstruction techniques for late Quaternary studies. 
Chevalier, M., Davis, B.A.S., Heiri, O., Seppä, H., Chase, B.M., Gajewski, K., Lacourse, T.,  Telford, R.J., Finsinger, W., Guiot, J., Kühl, N., Maezumi, S.Y., Tipton, J.R., Carter, V.A., Brussel, T., Phelps, L.N., Dawson, A., Zanon, M., Vallé, F., Nolan, C., Mauri, A., de Vernal, A., Izumi, K., Holmström, L., Marsicek, J., Goring, S., Sommer, P.S., Chaput, M., Kupriyanov, D. Earth-Science Reviews  (2020). Download
The origins of Amazonian landscapes: plant cultivation, domestication and the spread of food production in tropical South America.
Iriarte, J., Elliott, S., Maezumi, S. Y., Alves, D., Gonda, R., Robinson, M., Gregorio De Souza, J., Handley, J, Watling, J. (2020). Quaternary Science Reviews.  Download
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Nonlinear landscape and cultural response to sea-level rise.
Barnett, R.L., Charman, D.J.,  Johns, C.,  Ward, S.L., Bevan, A., Bradley, S., Camidge, K., Fyfe, R.M.,  Gehrels, W.R., Gehrels, M.J.,  Hatton, J.,  Khan, N.S., Marshall, P., Maezumi, S. Y., Mills, S., Mulville, J., Perez, M.,  Roberts, H.M., Scourse, J.D., Shepherd, F., Stevens, T. (2020). Science Advances. Download
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Climate change and cultural resilience in late pre-Columbian Amazonia.
Gregorio de Souza, J., Robinson, M., Maezumi, S.Y.,  Schaan, D., Urrego, D., Mayle, F., Whitney, B., Cruz, F., Novello, V., Alves, D., Capriles, J.M., Rostain, S., Apaestegui, J., Hooghiemstra, H.,  Hoggarth, J., Power, M., Iriarte, J. (2019). Nature Ecology and Evolution. Download

Pre-Columbian Fire Management Linked to Refractory Black Carbon Emissions in the Amazon.

 

Arienzo, M.M.; Maezumi, S.Y.; Chellman, N.J.; Iriarte, J. (2019) Fire. Download

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Multi-proxy evidence highlights a complex evolutionary legacy of maize in South America. 
Kistler, L., Maezumi, S.Y., de Souza, J.G., Przelomska, N., Malaquias Costa, F., Smith, O., Loiselle, H., Loiselle, H., Ramos-Madrigal, J., Wales, N., Ribeiro, E.R., Morrison, R.R., Grimaldo, C.,  Prous, A.P., Arriaza, B., Thomas, M.,  Gilbert, P., de Oliveira Freitas, F., Allaby, R. (2018). Science. Download
The legacy of 4,500 years of polyculture agroforestry in the eastern Amazon.
Maezumi, S.Y., Alves, D., Robinson, M., Gregorio de Souza, J., Levis, C., Barnett, R.L., Oliveira, E.A. de, Urrego, D., Schaan, D., Iriarte, J. (2018). Nature Plants. Download
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New Insights From Pre-Columbian Land Use and Fire Management in Amazonian Dark Earth Forests.
Maezumi, S.Y., Robinson, M., Gregorio de Souza, J., Urrego, D., Schaan, D., Alves, D., Iriarte, J. (2018). Nature Plants. Download
ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

Connor, S., Fletcher, M-S., Mariani, M., Maezumi, S.,Y. (In Press) Cultural burning in the Quaternary record—some scientific approaches, methods and applications. In B. David (Ed.)  Cultural Burning. Cambridge University Press. 

Silva, F.; Coward, F.; Davies, K.; Elliott, S.; Jenkins, E.; Newton, A.C.; Riris, P.; Vander Linden, M.; Bates, J.; Cantarello, E.; Contreras, D.A.; Crabtree, S.A.; Crema, E.R.; Edwards, M.; Filatova, T.; Fitzhugh, B.; Fluck, H.; Freeman, J.; Klein Goldewijk, K.; Krzyzanska, M.; Lawrence, D.; Mackay, H.; Madella, M.; Maezumi, S.Y.; Marchant, R.; Monsarrat, S.; Morrison, K.D.; Rabett, R.; Roberts, P.; Saqalli, M.; Stafford, R.; Svenning, J.-C.; Whithouse, N.J.; Williams, A. (2022) Developing Transdisciplinary Approaches to Sustainability Challenges: The Need to Model Socio-Environmental Systems in the Longue Durée. Sustainability. Download.

Elliott, S., Maezumi, S.Y., Robinson, M., Burn, M., Gosling, W.D., Mickleburgh, H.L., Walters, S. & Beier, Z.J.M. (2022) The legacy of 1300 years of land use in Jamaica. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology. Download.

Mariani, M., Connor, S.,  M.-S. Fletcher, M-S., Romano, A., Maezumi, S.Y. (2022). Higher fuel loads and more fire follow removal of Indigenous cultural burning across southeast Australia. PAGES Magazine. Download.

Snitker, G., Roos, C.I., Sullivan, A.P., Maezumi, S.Y., Bird, D.W., Michael R. Coughlan, M.R., Derr, K.M., Gassaway, L., Klimaszewski-Patterson, A., Loehman, R.A. (In Press). A new collaborative agenda for archaeology and fire science. Nature Ecology and Evolution. Download.

Umberto, L. l Arroyo-Kalin, M., Huisman, H., Geraldes Teixeira, W., Clement, C.R., Francisco Brazão Vieira Alho, C., Almeida, F., Helena Cunha Anjos, L., Bronk Ramsey, C., Brown G., Costa, M., Cunha, L., Denevan, W.M., Fontana, A., Glaser, B., Hecht, S., Jarosch, K.A., Braga, Junqueira, A. B., Kater, T., Kuyper, T.W., Leh,ann, J., Lima, H.P.,  Macedo, R. S., Madella, M., Maezumi, S.Y., Mayle,. F.E., McKey, D., de Paula Moraes, C., Morcote-Rios, G., Neves, E., Pugliese, F., Pupim, F., Raczka, M.F., Py-Daniel, A.R., Riris, P., Rodrigues, L., Rostain, S. Schmidt, M., Shock, M.P., Sprafke, T., Tamanaha, E.K., Vidal-Torrado, P., Villagran, X.S., Watling, J., Weber, S.L. (In Press). Evidence confirms an anthropic origin of Amazonian Dark Earths (Comment to Silva L.C.R. et al. 2021). Nature Communications

Scerri, E.M.L, Roberts, P., Maezumi, S.Y., Malhi, Y. (2022) Tropical Forests in the Deep Human Past. Philosophical Transactions B. Download.

Maezumi, S.Y., Elliott, S., Robinson, M., Jaimes Betancourt, C., De Souza, J.G., Alves, D., Grosvenor, M., Hilbert, L., Urrego, D., Gosling, W.D., Iriarte, J. (2022). Legacies of Indigenous Land use and Cultural Burning in the Bolivian Amazon. Philosophical Transactions B. Download.

Della Libera, M.E., Novello, V.E., Cruz, F.W., Orrison, R., Vuille, M., Maezumi, S.Y., de Souza, J., Rodrigues, J.C., Pereira, J. L., Campos, S., Ampuero, A., Utida, G., Stríkis, N. M., Stumpf, C. F., Azevedo, V., Zhang, H., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. (2022). Paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental changes in Amazonian lowlands over the last three millennia. Quaternary Science Reviews. Download.

Gosling, W.D., Maezumi, S.Y., Heijink, B.M., Nascimento, M., Raczka, M.F., van der Sande, M.T., Bush, M .B., McMichael, C.N.H. (2021). Scarce fire activity in north and north-western Amazonian forests during the last 10,000 years. Plant Ecology and Diversity. Download.

 

Fletcher, M.S., Romano, A., Connor, S., Mariana, M., Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). Catastrophic bushfires, Indigenous fire knowledge and reframing science in southeast Australia. FireDownload

Maezumi, S.Y., Gosling, W.D., Kirschner, J., Chevalier, M., Cornelissen, H.L., Heinecke, T., McMichael, C.N.H. (2021). A modern analogue matching approach to characterise fire temperatures and plant species from charcoal. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Download.

Kukla, T., Ahlström, A., Maezumi, S.Y., Chevalier, M., Lu, Z., Chamberlain, C. P. (2021). Amazon Resilience to Past and Present Drying. Global and Planetary Change. Download.

 

Bush, M.B., M.N. Nascimento, M.N., Åkesson, C.M., Cardenes, G., Maezumi, S.Y., Behling, H., Correa-Metrio, A. Church, W., Huisman, S., Kelly, T., Mayle, F.E., McMichael, C.N.H. (2021). Widespread reforestation preceded European influence on Amazonia. Science. Download.

Carter, V. A., Brunelle, A., Power, M.J., DeRose, J.R., Bekker, M. F., Hart, I., Brewer, S., Spangler, J., Robinson, E.,  Abbott, M., Maezumi, S.Y., Codding, B.C. (2021). Legacies of Indigenous land use shaped past wildfire regimes in the Basin-Plateau Region, U.S.A. Communications Earth & Environment. Download.

Robinson, M., Betancourt, C.J., Elliott, S., Maezumi, S.Y., Hilbert, L.M., Alves, D.,  De Souza, J.G., Iriarte, J. (2020). Anthropogenic soil and settlement organisation in the Bolivian Amazon. Geoarchaeology. Download.

Barnett, R.L., Charman, D.J.,  Johns, C.,  Ward, S.L., Bevan, A., Bradley, S., Camidge, K., Fyfe, R.M.,  Gehrels, W.R., Gehrels, M.J.,  Hatton, J.,  Khan, N.S., Marshall, P., Maezumi, S.Y., Mills, S., Mulville, J., Perez, M.,  Roberts, H.M., Scourse, J.D., Shepherd, F., Stevens, T. (2020). Non-linear landscape and cultural response to sea-level rise. Science Advances. Download

Chevalier, M., Davis, B., Heiri, O., Gajewski, K., Seppa, H., Lacourse, T., Guiot., J., Marsicek, J., Tipton, J., Dawson, A., Holmström, L., Izumi, K., Maezumi, S.Y., Finsinger, W., Chase, B. M., Kühl, N., Telford, R.J., Zanon, M., Phelps, L., Carter, V., Mauri, A., Vallè, F., de Vernal, A., Goring, S., Chaput, M., Sommer, P., Kupriyanov, D., Nolan, C. (2020). A review of pollen-based climate reconstruction techniques for late Quaternary studies. Earth-Science Reviews. Download

Iriarte, J., Elliott, S., Maezumi, S.Y., Alves, D., Gonda, R., Robinson, M., Gregorio De Souza, J., Handley, J, Watling, J. (2020). The origins of Amazonian landscapes: plant cultivation, domestication and the spread of food production in tropical South America. Quaternary Science Reviews. Download

Smith, R. J., Mayle, F.E., Maezumi, S.Y., Power, M.J. (2020). Relating pollen representation to an evolving Amazonian landscape between the last glacial maximum and Late Holocene. Quaternary Research. Download

de Oliveira, E., Marimon-Jr, B., Marimon, B.S., Iriarte, J., Morandi, P., Maezumi, S.Y., Nogueira, D., Aragão, L., Brasil da Silva, I., Feldpausch, T. (2020). Legacy of Amazonia Dark Earth soils on forest structure and species composition. Global Ecology and Biogeography. Download

McLauchlan, K.K., Higuera, P.E., Miesel, J., Rogers, B.M., Schweitzer, J., Shuman, J.K., Tepley, A., Varner, J.M., Veblen, T.T., Adalsteinsson, S.A., Balch, J.K., Baker, P., Batllori, E., Bigio, E., Brando, P., Cattau, M., Chipman, M.L., Coen, J., Crandall, R., Daniels, L., Enright, N., Gross, W.S., Harvey, B.J., Hatten, J.A., Hermann, S., Hewitt, R.E., Kobziar, L.N., Landesmann, J.B., Loranty, M.M., Maezumi, S.Y., Mearns, L., Moritz, M., Myers, J.A., Pausas, J.G., Pellegrini, A. F. A., Platt, W.J., Roozeboom, J., Safford, H., Santos, F., Scheller, R.M., Sherriff, R.L., Smith, K.G., Smith, M.D., Watts A.C. (2020). Fire as a fundamental ecological process: research advances and frontiers. Journal of Ecology. Download

Gregorio de Souza, J., Robinson, M., Maezumi, S.Y.,  Schaan, D., Urrego, D., Mayle, F., Whitney, B., Cruz, F., Novello, V., Alves, D., Capriles, J.M., Rostain, S., Apaestegui, J., Hooghiemstra, H., Hoggarth, J., Power, M., Iriarte, J. (2019). Climate change and cultural resilience in late pre-Columbian Amazonia. Nature, Ecology, and Evolution. Download

Arienzo, M.M.; Maezumi, S.Y.; Chellman, N.J.; Iriarte, J. (2019) Pre-Columbian Fire Management Linked to Refractory Black Carbon Emissions in the Amazon. Fire. Download

Kistler, L., Maezumi, S.Y., de Souza, J.G., Przelomska, N., Malaquias Costa, F., Smith, O., Loiselle, H., Loiselle, H., Ramos-Madrigal, J., Wales, N., Ribeiro, E.R., Morrison, R.R., Grimaldo, C.,  Prous, A.P., Arriaza, B., Thomas, M.,  Gilbert, P., de Oliveira Freitas, F., Allaby, R. (2018). Multi-proxy evidence highlights a complex evolutionary legacy of maize in South America. Science. Download

Maezumi, S.Y., Alves, D., Robinson, M., Gregorio de Souza, J., Levis, C., Barnett, R.L., Oliveira, E.A. de, Urrego, D., Schaan, D., Iriarte, J. (2018). The legacy of 4,500 years of polyculture agroforestry in the eastern Amazon. Nature Plants. Download

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Robinson, M., Gregorio de Souza, J., Urrego, D., Schaan, D., Alves, D., Iriarte, J. (2018).  New insights from pre-Columbian land use and fire management in Amazonian Dark Earth forests. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Download

 

Robinson, M., De Souza, J.G., Maezumi, S.Y., Cárdenas, M., Pessenda, L., Prufer, K., Corteletti, R., Scunderlick, D., Mayle, F.E., De Blasis, P., Iriarte, J. (2018).  Uncoupling human and climate drivers of late Holocene vegetation change in southern Brazil. Scientific Reports. Download

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Whitney, B.S., Mayle, F.E., Gregorio de Souza, J., Iriarte, J. (2017).  Reassessing Climate and pre-Columbian Drivers of Paleofire Activity in the Bolivian Amazon. Quaternary InternationalDownload

 

Marlon, J.R., Kelly, R., Daniau, A-L., Kelly, R., Vannière, B., Power, M.J., Bartlein, P., Higuera, P., Blarquez, O., Brewer, S., Brücher, T., Feurdean, A., Gil Romera, G., Iglesias, V., Maezumi, S.Y., Magi, B., Mustaphi, C.J.C.,  Zhihai, T. (2016).  Reconstructions of Biomass Burning from sediment charcoal records to improve data-model comparisons. Biogeosciences.  Download

Maezumi, S.Y., Power, M.J., Mayle, F.E., McLauchlan, K.K., Iriarte, J. (2015). The Effects of Past Climate Variability on Fire and Vegetation in the Cerrãdo Savanna of the Huanchaca Mesetta, NE Bolivia. Climate of the Past. Download

 

Maezumi, S.Y.  (2015). Neotropical Climate, Vegetation, and Fire Histories on Local to Regional Scales. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Utah. ProQuest. Download

 

Marlon, J.R., Bartlein, P.J., Daniau, A-L., Harrison, S., Maezumi, S.Y., Power, M.J., Tinner, W., Vanniere, B. (2013).  Global Biomass Burning: A Synthesis and Review of Holocene Paleofire Records and Their Controls. Quaternary Science ReviewDownload

 

Maezumi, S.Y.  (2010). A Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Huntington Beach Wetlands. Master’s Thesis, California State University Long Beach. 

IN REVIEW

Laming, A., Fletcher, M-S., Romano, A., Mullett, R., Connor, S., Mariani, M., Maezumi, S.Y.,  Gadd, P.  (Submitted). The curse of conservation: empirical evidence demonstrating that changes in land-use legislation drove catastrophic bushfires in southeast Australia. Fire.

Maezumi, S.Y., McMichael, C., Kirschner, J., Chevalier, M., Iriarte, J., Gosling, W.D. (In Review). Reconstructing Palaeofire Temperatures in the eastern Amazon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

IN PREPARATION

Maezumi, S.Y., Power, M. J., Smith, R. J.,  McLauchlan, K. K., Mayle, F.E.  Natural and Human Drivers of Vegetation and Pyrodiversity in the Bolivian Amazon Rainforest Ecotone. Target Journal:  Quaternary Research.

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Burn, M.J., Peros, Mao, L., M., Bönnen, M., Anderson, R., Mahabir, A., Lewis, P.,  Philip, A.L.  Gosling, W.D. Atlas of the Caribbean Pollen Flora. Target Journal: Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.
 

Williams, M. A., Maezumi, S.Y., Gill, J. L., Burn, M.J.  A Multi-Proxy Paleoecological Reconstruction Of Holocene Climate, Vegetation, Fire and Human Activity in Jamaica, West Indies. Target Journal:  Vegetation History and Archaeobotany.

CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS

Maezumi, S.Y. (2022). Jamaica: A Last Frontier of Human Settlement in the Indigenous Caribbean. Invited Speaker. Department of Earth & Environmental Studies. Montclair State University.

 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2022). Cultural Legacies in the Amazonian Holocene: A Paleoecological Perspective. Invited Speaker. Department of Anthropology, Center for Heritage and Archaeological Studies. Montclair State University.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2022). 10,000 Years of Indigenous Land use & Cultural Burning in the Amazon. Keynote Speaker. EGU Galileo Conference: Fire impacts at the Earth surface across space and time: perspectives for future fire management. Bad Belzig, Germany.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2022). Paleofire in the Amazon. Invited Speaker. Department of Amthropology Center for the Study of Human Origins Lecture Series. New York University.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). Archaeological Approaches to Anthropogenic Fire and Global Pyrodiversity. Invited Panel Discussant. The Society for American Archaeology.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). Fires, Fields, and Fertilizer: The Legacy of Anthropogenic Environments in the Amazon. Department of Earth Sciences. The University of Southern California.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). Ancient Anthropogenic Landscapes in the Amazon. Invited Speaker.  The joint Earth & Planetary Sciences and Living Earth Collaborative virtual Colloquium. Washington University.  

Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). Exploring the Origins of Amazonian Landscapes. Invited Speaker.  28th Annual Harold W. Borns Jr. Symposium. The University of Maine. 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). Fires, Fields, and Fertilizer: How Ancient Humans Shaped the Amazon. Invited Speaker. Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology Seminar, Texas A&M. 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). The Origin of Amazonian Landscapes. Invited Speaker.  Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology Online Colloquium Series, University of Nevada Reno.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2021). Anthropogenic environments of the rainforest: a case study from Amazonia. Invited Speaker.  Rainforest Redux International Virtual Seminar Series. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2020) The Human Legacy in the Amazon. Invited Speaker. Environmental Studies Seminar Series, University of California Santa Cruz. Zoom Online Seminar Series.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2020). Deep-time dynamics of past socio-environmental systems to understand the Anthropocene.  Key Note Speaker. Past Socio-Environmental Systems (PASES) Conference. Zoom Online Conference Series.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2020). The Legacy of the Human Niche in the Amazon.  Invited Speaker. The Past, Present and Future of the Human Niche Series. Zoom Online Conference Series.

 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2020). Examining human legacies through an interdisciplinary lens. Invited Speaker. Institute for the Modelling of Socio-Environment Transitions (IMSET). Knowledge gaps in long-term human ecodynamics. Zoom Online Workshop.

Maezumi, S.Y., Robinson, M., De Souza, J.G., Urrego, D.,  Grovesner, M., Mayle, F., E., Alves, D.,  McMichael, C., Gosling, W.D., Iriarte, J. Climate and Human Interactions in the Amazon Rainforest Ecotone (ARE). Palynology Short-talk Series. (2020). Zoom. 

Maezumi, S.Y. Jamaica: a Last Island Frontier. National Geographic Featured Explorer:  'A Closer Look Series' (2020). Invited Speaker. Zoom Online Lecture. 

Maezumi, S.Y.,  Burn, M.J., Elliott, S., Robinson, M., Csank, A.Z.,  Bönnen, M., Phillip, R.P., Walters, D., Anderson, R., Coats, K., Mahabir, A., Lewis, P., Grey, C.,  Stewart, S. R., Jan Paule, J., Gregorio de Souza, J.,  Gosling, W.D., Beier, Z.J.M. Jamaica a Last Island Frontier: Updates from the 2019 Fieldwork Campaign.  Archaeological Society of Jamaica Symposium. (2020). Kingston, Jamaica.

Maezumi, S.Y., Ancient fires in the Amazon. (2020).  Northumbria University Geography Seminar Series. Invited Speaker. Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Maezumi, S.Y. Fire in the Amazon 2019. (2020) Department Seminar Series, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

Maezumi, S.Y. Ancient Fires in the Amazon. (2019). Invited Speaker. The University of São Paulo Post-Graduate Lecture Series, São Paulo, Brazil.

Maezumi, S.Y., Gosling, W., McMichael, C., Iriarte, J., Smith, R., Mayle, F., Power, M.J. Examining the Role of Natural and Anthropogenic Fire Activity on the Biogeographic Distribution of the Amazonian Rainforest Ecotone (ARE) (2019). International Union for Quaternary Science (INQUA), Dublin. 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2019). Legacies from the Past. An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reconstruct Pas Human Land Use. Invited Speaker. New Frontiers in Anthropocene Archaeology. Jena, Germany.

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Burn, M., Gosling, W. (2019). Jamaica: A Last Island Frontier. Archaeological Society of Jamaica 18th Symposium. Kingston, Jamaica.

 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2019). Pre-Columbian Land Use in the Amazon. Invited Speaker. University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston Jamaica.

Maezumi, S.Y. (2018). Mega-fires in the Amazon: The Modern Legacy of Ancient Amazonian People. Invited Speaker. British Ecological Society Summer School, Port Talbot.

 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2018). New Insights from Pre-Columbian Land Use and Fire Management in Amazonian Dark Earth Forests. International Paleolimnology Association and International Association of Limnogeology Conference, Stockholm.

 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2018). Evidence of Pre-Columbian Polyculture Agroforestry in the Eastern Amazon. Invited Speaker. Society for American Archaeology, Washington DC.

 

Maezumi, S.Y.,  Iriarte, J. (2018). Climate Change and Polyculture Agroforestry Systems: Examples from Amazonian Dark Earths. Society for American Archaeology, Washington DC.

 

Maezumi, S.Y. (2018). Pre-Columbian Land Use and Fire Management in the Amazon. Invited Speaker. University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam. 

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Iriarte, J. (2018). A Model for Detecting Pre-Columbian Land Use and Fire Management in the Amazon. Invited Speaker. 2nd Workshop of the upper Madeira River Project, Manaus.

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Iriarte, J. (2018). Pre-Columbian Land Use in the Amazon: Insights for Modern Fire Management. Invited Speaker. Desert Research Institute, Reno. 

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Iriarte, J. (2017). Drones, Lakes, and Trowels: Uncovering the Archaeology of the Amazon. Invited Speaker. University College London Archaeology Day, London 

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Whitney, B., Mayle, F., Iriarte, J. (2017). Disentangling Climate and Pre- Columbian Drivers of Amazonian Paleofire. PAGES Open Science & Young Scientist Meeting, Zaragoza. 

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Iriarte, J., Schaan, D. (2015). Pre-Columbian Fire and Cultivation in Amazonia. 1st Workshop of the upper Madeira River project., Exeter.

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Iriarte, J., Schaan, D. (2015) Atividade tarde Pre-Columbian Fogo no Baixo Amazonas. XVIII Congresso da Sociedade de Arqueologia Brasileira (SAB), Goiana.

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Power, M., Iriarte, J. (2015) Late Pre-Columbian Fire Activity in Amazonia: Detection and Challenges. International Union for Quaternary Science (INQUA) 19th Congress, Nagoya.

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Power, M.J., Mayle, F., Iriarte, J. (2014) Holocene climate controls on fire and

vegetation in neotropical cerrãdo savanna ecosystems. Long-Term Climate Reconstruction

Dynamics of South America (LOTRED-SA)  3rd Symposium, Medellin.

 

Maezumi, S.Y., Power, M.J. (2014) Late Quaternary Climate Controls on Fire and Vegetation in Neotropical Savanna Ecosystems. Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting.

 

Maezumi, S. Y., Power, M. J., Iriarte, J. (2013) Holocene Climatic Controls on Fire in Neotropical 

Savanna Ecosystems. University of Exeter Fire Workshop. 

 

Maezumi, S. Y., Power, M. J. (2012). Late Quaternary Climate Controls on Fire in Neotropical Savanna Ecosystems. AFE’s 5th International Fire Ecology Congress.

 

Maezumi, S. Y., Power, M., Anderson, R.S., and the GPWG Community (2011). Paleofire Regimens in Mediterranean Climate Regions Worldwide. International Union for Quaternary Science (INQUA), Bern.

 

Maezumi, S. Y., Power, M., Anderson, R.S., and the GPWG Community (2011). Paleofire Regimes in Mediterranean Climate Regions. Pacific Climate Workshop Poster (PACLIM).

 

Maezumi, S. Y., Whitcraft, C., Stevens, L., Power, M. (2009). Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Huntington Beach Wetlands.  Poster Competition Winner, Western Society of Naturalists (WSN).