• Publications
  • Influence
The first hominin of Europe
The earliest hominin occupation of Europe is one of the most debated topics in palaeoanthropology. However, the purportedly oldest of the Early Pleistocene sites in Eurasia lack precise age controlExpand
  • 485
  • 41
Paleomagnetic age for hominid fossils at Atapuerca archaeological site, Spain
A paleomagnetic investigation at the Gran Dolina site excavation (Atapuerca, Spain) shows that the sediments containing the recently discovered human occupation were deposited more than 780,000 yearsExpand
  • 234
  • 17
Luminescence chronology of cave sediments at the Atapuerca paleoanthropological site, Spain.
Ascertaining the timing of the peopling of Europe, after the first out-of-Africa demographic expansion at the end of the Pliocene, is of great interest to paleoanthropologists. One of the earliestExpand
  • 248
  • 16
  • PDF
Palaeoflood record of the Tagus River (Central Spain) during the Late Pleistocene and Holocene
Abstract Palaeoflood hydrology of the Tagus River (Central Spain) was reconstructed from slackwater deposits and palaeostage indicators in two canyon reaches located at El Puente del Arzobispo in theExpand
  • 191
  • 16
The Origin of The Acheulean: The 1.7 Million-Year-Old Site of FLK West, Olduvai Gorge (Tanzania)
The appearance of the Acheulean is one of the hallmarks of human evolution. It represents the emergence of a complex behavior, expressed in the recurrent manufacture of large-sized tools, withExpand
  • 98
  • 14
  • PDF
Matuyama-age lithic tools from the Sima del Elefante site, Atapuerca (northern Spain).
Paleomagnetic results obtained from the sedimentary fill at the Sima del Elefante site in Atapuerca, Spain, reveal a geomagnetic reversal, interpreted as the Matuyama-Brunhes boundary (0.78 Ma). TheExpand
  • 120
  • 12
Magnetochronology and stratigraphy at Gran Dolina section, Atapuerca (Burgos, Spain).
The Atapuerca Site (Burgos, N. Spain) is an extensive archaeological site which has yielded numerous human fossil remains. The Gran Dolina section, one of the open-air excavations and subject of thisExpand
  • 193
  • 10
Up-to-date Spanish continental Neogene synthesis and paleoclimatic interpretation
A synthesis of the Spanish continental Neogene is presented by designing an integrated correlative chart of the Neo­ "gen-e "succes"Siuns-ofthe "lberian-PeninsuIa-.Expand
  • 141
  • 10
Reassessing the age of Atapuerca-TD6 (Spain): new paleomagnetic results
We carry out a new paleomagnetic study across stratigraphic layer TD7 of Gran Dolina Site, Atapuerca, and reassess the existing absolute ages (thermoluminescence, electron spin resonance) obtained atExpand
  • 84
  • 9
  • PDF
First Partial Skeleton of a 1.34-Million-Year-Old Paranthropus boisei from Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
Recent excavations in Level 4 at BK (Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania) have yielded nine hominin teeth, a distal humerus fragment, a proximal radius with much of its shaft, a femur shaft, and a tibiaExpand
  • 102
  • 7
  • PDF