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Barnosky, A.D. and Elizabeth A. Hadly, 2016. Tipping Point for Planet Earth (Thomas Dunne/St Martins Press, April 2016), 264 pp. USA edition of End Game (which was published in the UK in 2015).

Mark Williams, Jan Zalasiewicz, Colin N. Waters, Matt Edgeworth, Carys Bennett, Anthony D. Barnosky, Erle C. Ellis, Michael A. Ellis, Alejandro Cearreta, Peter K. Haff, Juliana A. Ivar do Sul, Reinhold Leinfelder, John R. McNeill, Eric Odada, Naomi Oreskes, Andrew Revkin, Daniel deB Richter, Will Steffen, Colin Summerhayes, James P. Syvitski, Davor Vidas, Michael Wagreich, Scott L. Wing, Alexander P.Wolfe, and An Zhisheng. 2016. The Anthropocene: a conspicuous stratigraphical signal of anthropogenic changes in production and consumption across the biosphere. Earth’s Future 4 (in press): doi:10.1002/2015EF000339 (American Geophysical Union).

Barnosky, Anthony D. and Teenie Matlock (co-lead authors), Jon Christensen, Hahrie Han, Jack Miles, Ronald E. Rice, LeRoy Westerling and Lisa White, 2016 (in press), Establishing Common Ground: Finding Better Ways to Communicate About Climate Disruption.  In, Bending the Curve: 10 scalable solutions for carbon neutrality and climate stability. Collabra (in press).

Jan Zalasiewicz, Colin N. Waters, Juliana Ivar do Sul, Patricia L. Corcoran, Anthony D. Barnosky, Alejandro Cearreta, Matt Edgeworth, Agnieszka Gałuszka, Catherine Jeandel, Reinhold Leinfelder, J.R. McNeill, Will Steffen, Colin Summerhayes, Michael Wagreich, Mark Williams, Alexander P. Wolfe, and Yasmin Yonan, 2016. The geological cycle of plastics and their use as a stratigraphic indicator of the Anthropocene.  Anthropocene (in press),

Colin N. Waters, Jan Zalasiewicz, Colin Summerhayes, Anthony D. Barnosky, Clément Poirier, Agnieszka Gałuszka, Alejandro Cearreta, Matt Edgeworth, Erle C. Ellis, Michael Ellis, Catherine Jeandel, Reinhold Leinfelder, J. R. McNeill, Daniel deB. Richter, Will Steffen, James Syvitski, Davor Vidas, Michael Wagreich, Mark Williams, An Zhisheng, Jacques Grinevald, Eric Odada, Naomi Oreskes and Alexander P. Wolfe, 2016. The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene. Science 351:137,

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Juliann Allison, Maximilian Auffhammer, David Auston, Anthony D. Barnosky, Lifang Chiang, William D. Collins, Steven Davis, Fonna Forman, Susanna B. Hecht, Daniel Kammen, C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell, Teenie Matlock, Daniel Press, Doug Rotman, Scott Samuelsen , Gina Solomon, David G. Victor, Byron Washom, 2015. Executive Summary of the Report, Bending the Curve: 10 scalable solutions for carbon neutrality and climate stability.  University of California Office of the President, October 27, 2015 (Oakland, CA), 44 pp.  


Anthony D. Barnosky and Elizabeth A. Hadly, 2015, End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth? HarperColllins, London, 264 pp. Order the book

Anthony D. Barnosky, Emily L. Lindsey, Natalia A. Villavicencio, Enrique Bostelmann, Elizabeth A. Hadly, James Wanket, Charles R. Marshall. 2015. The Variable Impact of Late-Quaternary Megafaunal Extinction in Causing Ecological State Shifts in North and South America. Proceedings of the USA National Academy of Sciences, Download a reprint

Anthony D. Barnosky, 2015.Transforming the global energy system is required to avoid the sixth mass extinction. Materials Research Society Energy and Sustainability: A Review Journal. doi:10.1557/mre.2015.11. Download a reprint

Gerardo Ceballos, Paul R. Ehrlich, Anthony D. Barnosky, Andrés García, Robert M. Pringle and Todd M. Palmer. 2015. Accelerated modern human–induced species losses: Entering the sixth mass extinction. Science Advances 19 Jun 2015: Vol. 1, no. 5, e1400253, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1400253. Download a reprint

Emily L. Lindsey and Eric X. Lopez R., Tanque Loma, a new late-Pleistocene megafaunal tar seep locality from southwest Ecuador, 2015. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 57:61-82. Download a reprint

Charles R. Marshall, Emily L. Lindsey, Natalia Villavicencio and Anthony D. Barnosky. 2015. A quantitative model for distinguishing between climate change, human impact, and their synergistic interaction as drivers of the late-quaternary megafaunal extinctions. In press, In P.D. Polly, J.J. Head, and D.L. Fox (eds.),  Earth-Life Transitions: Paleobiology in the Context of Earth System Evolution. The Paleontological Society Papers 21. Yale Press, New Haven, CT.

Natalia A. Villavicencio, Emily L. Lindsey, Fabiana M. Martin, Luis A. Borrero,  Patricio I. Moreno, Charles R. Marshall and Anthony D. Barnosky, 2015, Combination of humans, climate, and vegetation change triggered Late Quaternary megafauna extinction in the Última Esperanza region, southern Patagonia, Chile. Ecography 38:1–16. Download a reprint

Mary Allison Stegner, 2015. The Mescal Cave Fauna (San Bernardino County, California) and testing assumptions of habitat fidelity in the Quaternary fossil record. Quaternary Research 83(3):582-587. Download a reprint

Colin N. Waters, James P. M. Syvitski, Agnieszka Gałuszka, Gary J. Hancock, Jan Zalasiewicz, Alejandro Cearreta, Jacques Grinevald, Catherine Jeandel, J. R. McNeill, Colin Summerhayes, and Anthony Barnosky, 2015, Can nuclear weapons fallout mark the beginning of the Anthropocene Epoch? Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 71(3) 46–57. Download a reprint

Mark Williams, Jan Zalasiewicz, PK Haff, Christian Schwägerl, Anthony D Barnosky, and Erle C Ellis, 2015. The Anthropocene biosphere. The Anthropocene Review 2053019615591020, first published on June 18, 2015 as doi:10.1177/2053019615591020 Download a reprint

Members of the Anthropocene Working Group: Jan Zalasiewicz, Colin N Waters, Anthony D Barnosky, Alejandro Cearreta, Matt Edgeworth, Erle C Ellis, Agnieszka Gałuszka, Philip L Gibbard, Jacques Grinevald, Irka Hajdas, Juliana Ivar do Sul, Catherine Jeandel, Reinhold Leinfelder, JR McNeill, Clément Poirier, Andrew Revkin, Daniel deB Richter, Will Steffen, Colin Summerhayes, James PM Syvitski, Davor Vidas, Michael Wagreich, Mark Williams, and Alexander P Wolfe. 2015. Colonization of the Americas, ‘Little Ice Age’ climate, and bomb-produced carbon: Their role in defining the Anthropocene. The Anthropocene Review August 2015 2: 117-127, first published on May 29, 2015 doi:10.1177/2053019615587056 Download a reprint

Jan Zalasiewicz, Colin N. Waters, Mark Williams, Anthony D. Barnosky, Alejandro Cearreta, Paul Crutzen, Erle Ellis, Michael A. Ellis, Ian J. Fairchild, Jacques Grinevald , Peter K. Haff, Irka Hajdas, Reinhold Leinfelder, John McNeill, Eric O. Odada, Clement Poirier, Daniel Richter, Will Steffen, Colin Summerhayes, James P.M. Syvitski, Davor Vidas, Michael Wagreich, Scott L. Wing, Alexander P. Wolfe, An Zhishengw, Naomi Oreskes,  2015. When did the Anthropocene begin? A mid-twentieth century boundary level is stratigraphically optimal.  Quaternary International (2014), (early online edition).

Jan Zalasiewicz ,Colin N. Waters, Anthony D. Barnosky, Alejandro Cearreta, Matt Edgeworth, Erle C. Ellis, Agnieszka Gałuszka, Philip L. Gibbard, Jacques Grinevald, Irka Hajdas, Catherine Jeandel, Reinhold Leinfelder, John R. McNeill, Clément Poirier Andrew Revkin, Daniel deB. Richter, Will Steffen, Colin Summerhayes, James Syvitski, Davor Vidas, Michael Wagreich, Alexander P. Wolfe. 2015. Disputed start dates for Anthropocene. Nature 520:436. Download a reprint


Anthony D. Barnosky, 2014. Dodging Extinction: Power, Food, Money, and the Future of Life on Earth, UC Press, 240 pgs. Order the book

Anthony D Barnosky, Michael Holmes, Renske Kirchholtes, Emily Lindsey, Kaitlin C Maguire, Ashley W Poust, M Allison Stegner, Jun Sunseri, Brian Swartz, Jillian Swift, Natalia A Villavicencio and Guinevere OU Wogan, 2014. Prelude to the Anthropocene: Two new North American Land Mammal Ages (NALMAS). The Anthropocene Review 1(3): 225–242. Download a reprint

Anthony D Barnosky, James H Brown, Gretchen C Daily, Rodolfo Dirzo, Anne H Ehrlich, Paul R Ehrlich, Jussi T Eronen, Mikael Fortelius, Elizabeth A Hadly, Estella B Leopold, Harold A Mooney, John Peterson Myers, Rosamond L Naylor, Stephen Palumbi, Nils Chr Stenseth and Marvalee H Wake, 2014. Introducing the Scientific Consensus on Maintaining Humanity’s Life Support Systems in the 21st Century: Information for Policy Makers. The Anthropocene Review 1(1): 78–109. Download a reprint

Anthony D Barnosky and Elizabeth A Hadly, 2014, Problem solving in the Anthropocene, The Anthropocene Review 1(1):76-77. Download a reprint

Anthony D Barnosky, Elizabeth A Hadly, Rodolfo Dirzo, Mikael Fortelius, and Nils Chr Stenseth, 2014, Translating science for decision makers to help navigate the Anthropocene.  The Anthropocene Review, 1(2):160-170. Download a reprint

Jan Zalasiewicz, Mark Williams, Colin N Waters, Anthony D Barnosky, and Peter Haff, 2014. The technofossil record of humans. The Anthropocene Review 1: doi:10.1177/2053019613514953


Susumu Tomiya, 2013. Body size and extinction risk in terrestrial mammals above the species level. American Naturalist 182:E000–E000, DOI: 10.1086/673489.  e-mail the author for a pdf

James W.C. White (Chair), Richard B. Alley, David E. Archer, Anthony D. Barnosky, Jonathan Foley, Rong Fu, Marika M. Holland, M. Susan Lozier, Johanna Schmitt, Laurence C. Smith, George Sugihara, David W. J. Thompson, Andrew J. Weaver, Steven C. Wofsy, Edward Dunlea, Claudia Mengelt, Amanda Purcell, Rita Gaskins, Rob Greenway, 2013. Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change, Anticipating Surprises. National Academies Press, 201 pp.  Download the book, a summary, and slides

Frank Oldfield, Anthony D Barnosky, John Dearing, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, John McNeill, Will Steffen, and Jan Zalasiewicz. 2014. The Anthropocene Review: Its significance, implications and the rationale for a new transdisciplinary journal. The Anthropocene Review 1: doi:10.1177/2053019613500445

Anthony D. Barnosky, 2013. Palaeontological evidence for defining the Anthropocene. In, C. N. Waters, J. A. Zalasiewicz, M. Williams, M. A.  Ellis & A. M. Snelling (eds), A Stratigraphical Basis for the Anthropocene. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 395, doi 10.1144/SP395.6  Download a reprint

Malinda Kent-Corson, Anthony D. Barnosky, Andreas Mulch, Marc A. Carrasco, C. Page Chamberlain, 2013. Possible regional tectonic controls on mammalian evolution in western North America. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 387 (2013) 17–26. Download a reprint

Anthony D. Barnosky, James H. Brown, Gretchen C. Daily, Rodolfo Dirzo, Anne H. Ehrlich, Paul R. Ehrlich, Jussi T. Eronen, Mikael Fortelius, Elizabeth A. Hadly, Estella B. Leopold, Harold A. Mooney, John Peterson Myers, Rosamond L. Naylor, Stephen Palumbi, Nils Christian Stenseth, Marvalee H. Wake. 2013.  Scientific Consensus on Maintaining Humanity's Life Support Systems in the 21st Century: Information for Policy Makers, 52 pp. Download a reprint        Endorse the statement as a scientist or concerned citizen

Elizabeth A. Hadly, Anthony D. Barnosky, Mikael Fortelius, Nils Chr. Stenseth. 2013. Getting the word out on biodiversity crisis.  Nature 497:565.  Download a reprint

Mark D. Uhen, Anthony D. Barnosky, Brian Bills, Jessica Blois, Matthew T. Carrano, Marc A. Carrasco, Gregory M. Erickson, Jussi T. Eronen, Mikael Fortelius, Russel W. Graham, Eric C. Grimm, Maureen A. O’Leary, Austin Mast, William H. Piel, P. David Polly & Laura K. Säilä. 2013. From card catalogs to computers: databases in vertebrate paleontology.  Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33:13-28.  Download a reprint

Elena Bennett, Dawn Wright, Leah R. Gerber, Elizabeth A. Hadly, Jessica Hellman, Hope Jahren & Anthony D. Barnosky. 2013. Bridging the Science-to-Society Gap.  Nature Blog, 22 May 2013 | 10:01 BST |  Link to the article

Anthony D. Barnosky. 2013. Climate change. Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction. Ed. Norman MacLeod. Detroit: Gale, 2013. 735-747Request a copy

Anthony D. Barnosky. 2013. Mammals (modern). Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction. Ed. Norman MacLeod. Detroit: Gale, 2013. 365-373. Request a copy

Stegner, M. A. and M. Holmes. 2013. Using palaeontological data to assess mammalian community structure: Potential aid in conservation planning. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 372:138-146. Download a reprint

Carrasco, M.A. 2013. The impact of taxonomic bias when comparing past and present species diversity.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (372:x130-137.  Download a reprint


Barnosky, A. D., Elizabeth A. Hadly, Jordi Bascompte, Eric L. Berlow, James H. Brown, Mikael Fortelius, Wayne M. Getz,  John Harte, Alan Hastings, Pablo A. Marquet, Neo D. Martinez,  Arne Mooers, Peter Roopnarine, Geerat Vermeij, John W. Williams, Rosemary Gillespie, Justin Kitzes, Charles Marshall, Nicholas Matzke, David P. Mindell, Eloy Revilla, Adam B. Smith. 2012. Approaching a state-shift in the biosphere. Nature 486:52-56. Download a reprint

Brook B. W. and A. D. Barnosky. 2012.  Quaternary extinctions and their link to climate change. Pp. 179-198, in Saving a Million Species: Extinction Risk from Climate Change, ed. L. Hannah, Island Press, Washington, D. C. Order the book   Download chapter

Barnosky, A. D. and E. A. Hadly. 2012. Foreword, pp. v-vii, in Paleontology in Ecology and Conservation, Julien Louyes (ed.), Springer, New York, 276 pages.  Order the book


Barnosky, A. D., Nicholas Matzke, Susumu Tomiya, Guin Wogan, Brian Swartz, Tiago Quental, Charles Marshall,Jenny L. McGuireEmily L. Lindsey, Kaitlin C. Maguire, Ben Mersey, Elizabeth A. Ferrer. 2011. Has the Earth's sixth mass extinction already arrived? Nature 471:51-57 Download a reprint

Barnosky, A. D., M. A. Carrasco, and R. W. Graham. 2011. Collateral mammal diversity loss associated with late Quaternary megafaunal extinctions and implications for the future.  In, McGowan, A. & Smith, A. B. (eds) Comparing the Geological and Fossil Records: Implications for Biodiversity Studies. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 358, 179–189. Download a reprint

Tomiya, Susumu, Jenny L. Mcguire, Russell W. Dedon, Seth D. Lerner, Rika Setsuda, Ashley N. Lipps, Jeannie F. Bailey, Kelly R. Hale, Alan B. Shabel, and Anthony D. Barnosky. 2011. A report on late Quaternary vertebrate fossil assemblages from the eastern San Francisco Bay region, California.PaleoBios 30(2):50–71 Download a reprint

Tomiya, Susumu, 2011. A New Basal Caniform (Mammalia: Carnivora) from the Middle Eocene of North America and Remarks on the Phylogeny of Early Carnivorans. PLoS One 6(9):e24146 Download a reprint


Barnosky, A. D. 2010. Halfway There. Kyoto Journal 75:12. (This issue of Kyoto Journal was produced to coincide with and distributed to delegates to the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan, Fall 2010.) Download a reprint

Barnosky, A. D. and E. A. Hadly. 2010. Transforming Conservation. NAS Issues in Science and Technology 27(1):17-18. Download a reprint

Barnosky, A. D., and E. L. Lindsey. 2010. Timing of Quaternary megafaunal extinction in South America in relation to human arrival and climate change. Quaternary International 217:10-29 Download a reprint

McGuire, J. L. 2010. Geometric morphometrics of vole (Microtus californicus) dentition as a new paleoclimate proxy: Shape change along geographic and climatic clines. Quaternary International 212:198–205. Download a reprint


Barnosky, A.D. 2009. Heatstroke: Nature in the Age of Global Warming. Island Press. Order a copy of the book 

Barnosky, A. D. 2009. Foreword, Mammal Anatomy, an Illustrated Guide, Marshall Cavendish. Download a reprint

Carrasco, M. A., A. D. Barnosky, and R. W. Graham. 2009. Quantifying the extent of North American mammal extinction relative to the pre-anthropogenic baseline. PLoS One 4(12):e8331.

Hadly, E. A. and A. D. Barnosky. 2009. Vertebrate fossils and the future of conservation biology. In Conservation Paleobiology: Using the Past to Manage for the Future, Paleontological Society Short Course, October 17th, 2009, The Paleontological Society Papers, Volume 15, Gregory P. Dietl and Karl W. Flessa (eds.), pp. 39-59. Download a reprint

Maguire, K. C. and A. L. Stigall. 2009. Using ecological niche modeling for quantitative biogeographic analysis: a case study of Miocene and Pliocene Equinae in the Great Plains. Paleobiology 35(4):587-611. Download a reprint


Barnosky, A. D. 2008. Megafauna biomass tradeoff as a driver of Quaternary and future extinctions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105 (Supp. 1): 11543-11548. Download a reprint

Barnosky, A. D. 2008. Climatic change, refugia, and biodiversity: Where do we go from here? An editorial comment.Climatic Change 86:29-32. Download a reprint

Maguire, K. C. and A. L. Stigall. 2008. Paleobiogeography of Miocene Equinae of North America: A phylogenetic biogeographic analysis of the relative roles of climate, vicariance, and dispersal. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 267 (2008) 175–184. Download a reprint [research conducted and paper written at Stigall Lab, Ohio University]


Barnosky, A. D. and B. P. Kraatz. 2007. The role ofclimatic change in the evolution of mammals. Bioscience 57(6):523-532. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf)

Barnosky, A. D., F. Bibi, S. S. B. Hopkins, and R. Nichols. 2007. Biostratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy of the mid-Miocene Railroad Canyon Sequence, Montana and Idaho, and age of the mid-Tertiary unconformity west of the continental divide. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(1):204-224. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf) Supplementary Material (Acrobat.pdf)

Carrasco, M. A., A. D. Barnosky, B. P. Kraatz, and E. B. Davis. 2007. The Miocene Mammal Mapping Project (MIOMAP): An online database of Arikareean through Hemphillian fossil mammals. Bulletin of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History 39:183-188. Download a reprint

Davis, E. B. and N. D. Pyenson. 2007. Diversity biases in terrestrial mammalian assemblages and quantifying the differences between museum collections and published accounts: A case study from the Miocene of Nevada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 250 (2007) 139–149. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf)

Robert S Feranec, Elizabeth A Hadly, Jessica L Blois, Anthony D Barnosky, Adina Paytan. 2007. Radiocarbon dates from the Pleistocene fossil deposits of Samwel Cave, Shasta County, California, USA. Radiocarbon 49 117-121.Download a reprint

Feranec, R. S. 2007. Ecological generalization during adaptive radiation: evidence from Neogene mammals. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9:555-577. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf) 

Hopkins, S. S. B. 2007. Causes of lineage decline in the Aplodontidae: Testing for the influence of physical and biological change. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 246 (2007) 331–353. Download a reprint(Acrobat.pdf) 


DeBlieux, D. D., J. I. Kirkland, J. A. Smith, J. McGuire, and V. Santucci. 2006. An overview of the paleontology of upper Triassic and lower Jurassic rocks in Zion National Park, Utah. Pp. 490-501, in Harris et al., eds., 2006, The Triassic-Jurassic Terrestrial Transition. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin 37. Download a reprint(Acrobat.pdf) 

Koch, P. L. and A. D. Barnosky. 2006. Late Quaternary extinctions: state of the debate. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 37:215-250. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf) Supplementary Material (Acrobat.pdf)


Barnosky, A. D. 2005. Effects of Quaternary climatic change on speciation in mammals, Journal of Mammalian Evolution 12:247-256. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf)

Barnosky, A.D., M. A. Carrasco and E. B. Davis. 2005. The impact of the species-area relationship on estimates of paleodiversity. PLoS Biology 3:e-266, p. 1-5. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf)

Barnosky, A. D. and A. B. Shabel. 2005. Comparison of species richness and ecological structure in historic and middle Pleistocene Colorado mountain mammal communities. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 56(Sup. 1):50-61. Download a reprint (Acrobat.pdf)

Davis, E. B. 2005. Comparison of climate space and phylogeny of Marmota (Mammalia: Rodentia) indicates a connection between evolutionary history and climate preference. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 272:519-526.Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Davis, E. B. 2005. Mammalian beta diversity in the Great Basin, western USA: palaeontological data suggest deep origin of modern macroecological structure.Global Ecology and Biogeography 14 , 479–490 Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Feranec, R. S., A. D. Barnosky, and C. Quang. 2005. New populations and biogeographic patterns of the geomyid rodents Lignimus and Mojavemys from the Barstovian of Western Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology25(4):962-975. Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Hopkins, S. S. B. 2005. The evolution of fossoriality and the adaptive role of horns in the Mylagaulidae (Mammalia: Rodentia). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 272, 1705–1713 Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)


Barnosky, A. D., P.L. Koch, R. S. Feranec, S. L. Wing, and A. B. Shabel. 2004. Assessing the Causes of Late Pleistocene Extinctions on the Continents. Science 306:70-75. Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Barnosky, A. D., Christopher J. Bell, Steven D. Emslie, H. Thomas Goodwin, Jim I. Mead, Charles A. Repenning, Eric Scott and Alan B. Shabel. 2004. Exceptional record of mid-Pleistocene vertebrates helps differentiate climatic from anthropogenic ecosystem perturbations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 101:9297-9302 Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Barnosky, A. D. (ed.) 2004Biodiversity response to climate change in the middle Pleistocene. University of California Press, Berkeley, 385 pp. Order a copy of the book

Barnosky, A. D. 2004. Climate change, biodiversity, and ecosystem health: the past as a key to future. Pp. 3-5 inBiodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene (A.D. Barnosky, ed). University of California Press, Berkeley. Order a copy of the book

Barnosky, A. D. 2004. Effect of climate change on terrestrial vertebrate biodiversity. Pp.341-346 in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene (A.D. Barnosky, ed). University of California Press, Berkeley. Order a copy of the book

Carrasco, M. A. 2004. Assessing statistical techniques for detecting multispecies samples of heteromyids in the fossil record: a test using extant Dipodomys. Bulletin of the America Museum of Natural History 285:120-129. reprint available from

Feranec, R.S. 2004. Stable carbon and oxygen isotope analysis of marmot cheek teeth from the Pit Locality, Porcupine Cave, Colorado. Pp 327-331. In Barnosky, A. D. (ed.). Biodiversity Response to Environmental Change in the Early and Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado.University of California Press, Berkeley. Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Feranec, R.S. 2004Geographic variation in the diet of hypsodont herbivores from the Rancholabrean of Florida.Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 207:359-369. Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Feranec, R.S. 2004. Isotopic evidence of sabertooth development, growth rate, and diet from the adult canine of Smilodon fatalis from Rancho La Brea, California. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 206: 303-310. Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Hopkins, S. S. B. 2004. Phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Ansomys (Mammalia: Rodentia: Aplodontidae) and description of a new species from the Barstovian (Mid-Miocene) of Montana. Journal of Paleontology 78(4):731-740Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Kraatz, B. P., and A. D. Barnosky. 2004. Barstovian ochotonids from Hepburn's Mesa, Park County, Montana with comments on the biogeography and phylogeny of Oreolagus: Bulletin of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History 36:121-136. Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)


Barnosky, A.D. and C.J. Bell. 2003. Evolution, climatic change and species boundaries: perspectives from tracing Lemmiscus curtatus populations through time and space. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 270:2585-2590. * Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Barnosky, A.D., E. A. Hadly, and C.J. Bell. 2003. Mammalian response to global warming on varied temporal scales. Journal of Mammalogy 84(2):354-368 (view first page). Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Feranec, R. S. 2003. Stable isotopes, hypsodonty, and the paleodiet of Hemiachenia (Mammalia: Camelidae): a morphological specialization creating ecological generalization. Paleobiology 29(2):230:242 (view first page). pdf reprint available from


Barnosky, A.D. and M.A. Carrasco. 2002. Effects of Oligo-Miocene global climate changes on mammalian species richness in the northwestern quarter of the USA. Evolutionary Ecology Research 4:811-841 (view first page). Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)


Barnosky, A.D. 2001. Distinguishing the effects of the Red Queen and Court Jester on Miocene mammal evolution in the northern Rocky Mountains. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21:172-185 (view first page). Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)

Barnosky, A.D. , E.A. Hadly, B.A. Maurer, and M.I. Christie. 2001.Temperate terrestrial vertebrate faunas in North and South America: Interplay of ecology, evolution, and geography with biodiversity. Conservation Biology 15:658-674 (view first page). Download a reprint (Acrobat .pdf)


Bell, C.J. and A.D. Barnosky. 2000. The microtine rodents from the Pit Locality in Porcupine Cave, Park County, Colorado. Annals of Carnegie Museum 69:93-134 (view first page). reprint available from

Carrasco, M.A. 2000. Species discrimination and morphological relationships of kangaroo rats (genus Dipodomys) and implications for the fossil record. Journal of Mammalogy 81:107-122 (view first page). reprint available

Carrasco, M. A. 2000. Variation in the dentition of kangaroo rats (genus Dipodomys) and its implications for the fossil record. Southwestern Naturalist 45(4):490-507 (view first page). reprint available from

Feranec, R.S. 2000. Evolution of the grazing niche in Pleistocene mammals from Florida: evidence from stable isotopes.Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 162:155-169 (view first page). pdf reprint available from

Kraatz, B.P. 2002. Structural and seismic-reflection evidence for development of the Simpson ridge anticline and separation of the Hanna and Carbon Basins, Carbon County, Wyoming. Rocky Mountain Geology 37:75-96 (view first page). pdf reprint available from

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