• Publications
  • Influence
Current Pretreatment Methods for AMS Radiocarbon Dating at the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit (Orau)
In this paper, we summarize the main chemical pretreatment protocols currently used for AMS radiocarbon dating at the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, updating the protocols last described byExpand
  • 554
  • 25
Paleolandscape variation and early pleistocene hominid activities: members 1 and 7, Olorgesailie formation, Kenya.
Paleolandscape research tests for variation in the spatial distribution of hominid artefacts and establishes the association of hominid activities with paleoenvironmental features over distances ofExpand
  • 188
  • 18
Research on late Pliocene Oldowan sites at Kanjera South, Kenya.
The late Pliocene is notable for the appearance of two new hominid genera as well as the first archaeological sites, generally attributed to the Oldowan Industrial Complex. However, the behavioralExpand
  • 99
  • 14
  • PDF
Structural evolution of southern coastal Tanzania since the Jurassic
Following the rifting of Madagascar away from East Africa in the Triassic and Jurassic, a passive margin developed along what is now the Tanzanian coast. This period of tectonic stability lastedExpand
  • 55
  • 13
Sequence of mammalian fossils, including hominoid teeth, from the Bubing Basin caves, South China.
A Plio-Pleistocene to Holocene faunal sequence has been recovered from four carefully excavated caves in the Bubing Basin, adjacent to the larger Bose Basin of South China. The caves vary inExpand
  • 90
  • 12
Raw material quality and Oldowan hominin toolstone preferences: evidence from Kanjera South, Kenya
The role of raw material quality in Oldowan technology has not been fully explored. There are numerous studies suggesting Oldowan hominins preferred certain types of stone for artifact manufacture.Expand
  • 137
  • 11
Oldowan behavior and raw material transport: perspectives from the Kanjera Formation
The archaeological record of Oldowan hominins represents a diverse behavioral system. It has been suggested that exploitation of lithic resources by Oldowan hominins was simplistic and representedExpand
  • 104
  • 10
  • PDF
Small Mid-Pleistocene Hominin Associated with East African Acheulean Technology
Hominin fossils from the African mid-Pleistocene are rare despite abundant Acheulean tools in Africa and apparently African-derived hominins in Eurasia between 1.0 and 0.5 million years ago (Ma).Expand
  • 110
  • 9
Middle Paleolithic Assemblages from the Indian Subcontinent Before and After the Toba Super-Eruption
The Youngest Toba Tuff (YTT) eruption, which occurred in Indonesia 74,000 years ago, is one of Earth's largest known volcanic events. The effect of the YTT eruption on existing populations of humans,Expand
  • 249
  • 8