Andrew Ugan

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Despite decades of research, the roles of climate and humans in driving the dramatic extinctions of large-bodied mammals during the Late Quaternary period remain contentious. Here we use ancient DNA, species distribution models and the human fossil record to elucidate how climate and humans shaped the demographic history of woolly rhinoceros, woolly(More)
Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark, Department of Anthropology, University of Utah, 270 S. 1400 East Room 102, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA, Far Western Anthropological Research Group, 2727 Del Rio Place, Davis, CA 95618, USA,(More)
Plain, utilitarian ceramics from prehistoric farmers and foragers in north-western Utah are used to identify whether ceramics reflect mobility. Simple methods measure the degree of investment in ceramic manufacture. Investment is treated as a general concept that subsumes other assessments of ceramic variability such as use-life and function. Investment is(More)
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