USGS/NOAA North American Packrat Midden Database (version 4, June 2016)

Midden Related Abstracts: North America

Aasen Rylander, K., Betancourt, J.L., and Van Devender, T.R., 1996, Macrofossil identification and historical biogeography of southwestern junipers, Program and Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 20-22, 1996: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, v. 14, p. 59.

Adkins, B.S., and Spaulding, J.L., 1980, A review of evidence for the Post-Pleistocene vegetation in the Laramie Basin, Albany County, Wyoming: Great Plains - Rocky Mountain Geographical Journal, v. 9, p. 103.

Anderson, K.H., and Thompson, R.S., 1994, Paleoclimatic databases for the western United States, Program and Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, June 19-22, 1994: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, v. 13, p. 60.

Anderson, R.S., Davis, O.K., and Betancourt, J., 1986, Quantitative evaluations of the pollen contained in packrat (Neotoma) middens: Palynology, v. 10, p. 243-244.

Ashworth, A.C., 1976, Fossil insects from the Sonoran Desert, Arizona, Abstracts of the Fourth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, October 9-10, 1976: Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, v. 35a, no. 4, p. 122.

Betancourt, J.L., Rylander, K.A., Leavitt, S.W., Van de Water, P.K., and Pedicino, L., 1996, Stand-level variation in (delta)13C of pinyon pine leaf cellulose at Sunset Crater, Arizona: Implications for the fossil record, Program and Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 20-22, 1996: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, p. 64.

Betancourt, J.L., and Van Devender, T.R., 1984, Role of summer rainfall in late Quaternary history of Colorado pinyon, Program and Abstracts of the Eighth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 13-15, 1984: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, p. 10-12.

Betancourt, J.L., and Webb, R.H., 1986, Sampling patterns in the packrat midden record, Abstracts with Programs, 1986 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting: San Antonio, Texas, v. 18, no. 6, p. 540.

Coats, L., 1996, The paleoecological record of the eastern Grand Canyon prior to the last glacial maximum, Program of the National Convention, National Speleological Society, August 5-9, 1996: Salida, Colorado, p. 60-61.

Coats, L.L., Cole, K.L., and Mead, J.I., 2003, Middle Wisconsin vegetation history of the Colorado Plateau, Utah and Arizona, USA, Proceedings of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science, 47th Annual Meeting, April 11-12, 2003: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, v. 38, p. 35.

Cole, K.L., 1978, A late Pleistocene gradient analysis in the Grand Canyon Arizona, Abstracts of the Fifth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, September 2-4, 1978: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, p. 194.

Cole, K.L., 1980, Ice Age environments in the southern Sierra Nevada, California: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue v. 61, no. 2, p. 106.

Cole, K.L., 1980, Late Pleistocene and Holocene vegetational gradients in the Grand Canyon, Program and Abstracts of the Sixth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 18-20, 1980: Institute for Quaternary Studies, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, p. 57.

Cole, K.L., 1981, Modern and late-Quaternary vegetational gradients in the Grand Canyon: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue, v. 62, no. 2, p. 144.

Cole, K.L., 1982, Cliff profile development in the eastern Grand Canyon and rates of cliff retreat as inferred by fossil Neotoma middens, Abstracts with Programs, 78th Annual Meeting Cordilleran Section, The Geological Society of America, April 19-21, 1982: Anaheim, California, v. 14, p. 156.

Cole, K.L., 1982, Pleistocene packrat middens form the western Sierra Nevada, California, Program and Abstracts of the Seventh Biennial Conference, AMQUA, June 28-30, 1982: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, v. 7, p. 83.

Cole, K.L., Arundel, S., Spaulding, W.G., and Cannella, J., 2003, Ecological and paleoclimatic implications of Holocene migration of creosote bush in the Mojave Desert, Proceedings of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science, 47th Annual Meeting, April, 11-12: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, p. 34-35.

Cole, K.L., Spaulding, W.G., and Cannella, J., 2002, Pleistocene distributions and Holocene migration of Mojave and Grand Canyon desert plant species, Proceedings of the Arizona Nevada Academy of Science, 46th Annual Meeting, April 6, 2002: Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, v. 37, p. 21-22.

Cole, K.L., and Van Devender, T.R., 1984, Seasonality and the summer monsoon: Packrat midden sequences from the lower Colorado Valley, Program and Abstracts of the Eighth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 13-15, 1984: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, v. 8, p. 24.

Elias, S.A., 1988, Late Quaternary insect fossils from packrat middens in northern Mexico: Preliminary results from the Puerto de Ventanillas site, Programs and Abstracts of the 10th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, June 6-8, 1988: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, v. 10, p. 67.

Fisher, J.F., and Cole, K.L., 2003, Using packrat middens to reveal a grazing history in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Annual Meeting of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science, April 12, 2003, Northern Arizona University.

Flessa, K.W., and Smith, D.M., 1995, Temporal resolution in the paleoenvironmental record of fossil packrat middens, Abstracts with Programs, 1995 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 6-9, 1995: New Orleans, Louisiana, v. 27, p. 320.

Germanoski, D., Miller, J., Waltman, K., Chambers, J., and Tausch, R., 1998, Influence of late Holocene hillslope erosion and fan building on modern channel dynamics in upland watersheds, central Nevada, Abstracts with Programs, 1998 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 1998: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, v. 30, p. 295.

Hall, S.A., 1986, Plant macrofossils from wood rat middens: Vegetation or flora?, Program and Abstracts of the 9th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 31-June 6, 1986: University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, v. 35a, p. 136.

Harris, A.H., 1976, Discussion: The biota of the hot deserts of North America during the last glaciation: The packrat midden record, Abstracts of the Fourth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, October 9-10, 1976: Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, v. 4, p. 68-69.

Harris, A.H., 1980, A critical comparison between models of late Pleistocene plant and vertebrate distribution in the west: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue, v. 61, no. 2, p. 105-106.

Harris, A.H., 1997, Faunal evidence of different climatic regimes east and west of the Guadalupe/Sacramento mountain chain in the late Pleistocene of southern New Mexico, Abstracts with Programs, 1997 Geological Society of America 31st Annual South-Central and 50th Annual Rocky Moutain Meeting March 20-21: University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, v. 29, no. 2, p. 13.

Holmgren, C.A., Betancourt, J.L., and Rylander, K.A., 2004, A 31,000-14C yr vegetation history from the Peloncillo Mountains, southeastern Arizona, Abstracts with Progams, 2004 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 7-10, 2004: Denver, Colorado, p. 89.

Holmgren, C.A., Betancourt, J.L., Rylander, K.A., Roque, J., Tovar, O., Zeballos, H., Linares, E., and Quade, J., 2000, Holocene vegetation history from fossil rodent middens near Arequipa, Peru, Abstracts with Programs, 2000 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 9-18, 2000: Reno, Nevada, v. 32.

Jennings, S.A., 1992, Pollen analysis of packrat middens from the White Mountains of California, Abstracts of the Association of American Geographers 88th Annual Meeting San Diego, California, v. 88, p. 113.

Jennings, S.A., Watkins, J.G., Winter, M.H., and Elliott-Fisk, D.L., 1988, Dynamics of Juniperus populations in the White Mountains, CA-NV, Program and Abstracts of the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, April 6-10, 1988: Phoenix, Arizona, p. 88.

Koehler, P.A., 1994, 24,000 years of vegetation changes from Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County, California: San Bernardino County Museum Association Quarterly, v. 41, no. 3, p. 23.

Long, A., Betancourt, J.L., Warneke, L.F., and Thompson, R.S., 1988, Stable hydrogen isotopic ratio variations in plant cellulose from fossil packrat middens: Paleoclimatic implications, Abstracts with Programs, 1988 Geological Society of America Centennial Celebration, October 31- November 3, 1988: Denver, Colorado, v. 20, no. 7, p. 192.

Long, A., and Warneke, L.F., 1986, D/H ratios in fossil plant material from packrat middens in southwest U.S. yield paleoclimatic information for late Pleistocene and Holocene, Abstracts with Programs, 1986 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting: San Antonio, Texas, v. 18, p. 675.

Martin, P.S., and Mead, J.I., 1980, Extinction of Harringtons mountain goat: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue, v. 61, no. 2, p. 105.

Mead, J.I., 1980, The late Quaternary fauna of the Grand Canyon, Arizona, Program and Abstracts of the Sixth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 18-20, 1980: Institute for Quaternary Studies, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, v. 6, p. 137.

Mead, J.I., 1986, Quaternary records of Pika, Ochotona, in North America, Program and Abstracts of the Ninth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, June 1-4, 1986: University of Illinois, Chapaign-Urbana, Illinois, p. 150.

Mead, J.I., 1996, Response of North American amphibians and reptiles to glacial and interglacial fluctuations, Programs and Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 20-22, 1996: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, p. 32-34.

Mead, J.I., and Phillips, A.M., III, 1978, The late Pleistocene flora and fauna from Vulture Cave, Grand Canyon, Arizona, Abstacts of the Fifth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, September 2-4, 1978: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, p. 223.

Penalba, M.C., and Van Devender, T.R., 1997, Pollen analysis of late Wisconsin and Holocene packrat (Neotoma) middens from San Fernando and Catavina, Baja California, Mexico, Symposia and Workshops, Second Annual Baja California Botanical Symposium, August 14-16, 1997.

Pendall, E., Betancourt, J.L., and Leavitt, S.W., 1996, Do D/H ratios in fossil cellulose reflect temperature variations?, Programs and Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 20-22, 1996: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, p. 115.

Phillips, A.M., III, 1978, Chronology of late Pleistocene vegetation changes in the Lower Grand Canyon, Arizona, Abstracts of the Fifth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, September 2-4, 1978: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, p. 174.

Phillips, A.M., III, 1980, Chronology of vegetation change through the last Full Glacial from the western Grand Canyon, Arizona: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue, v. 61, no. 2, p. 106.

Phillips, A.M., III, and Van Devender, T.R., 1974, Late Pleistocene plant communities in the lower Grand Canyon of Arizona: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue, v. 55, no. 2, p. 27.

Rhode, D., 2000, Late Quaternary climate change and biotic response in the Bonneville Basin, USA, Program and Abstracts of the 16th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 22-24, 2000: Fayetteville, Arkansas, p. 95.

Sharpe, S.E., 1990, Analysis of plant macrofossil remains from Neotoma (packrat) middens in southeastern Utah: Quarterly of the San Bernardino County Museum Association, Abstracts of Proceedings 1990 Mojave Desert Quaternary Research Symposium, v. 37, no. 2, p. 39.

Smith, F., and Brown, J., 1996, Dwarfing of Neotoma cinerea during the last deglaciation: A temporal test of Bergmann's Rule, Program and Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 20-22, 1996: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, v. 14, p. 128.

Spaulding, W.G., 1974, Dynamics of late Pleistocene vegetation change in southern Nevada: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, v. 55, no. 2, p. 27.

Spaulding, W.G., 1976, Late Quaternary vegetation change in the Sheep Range, Clark County, Nevada, Abstracts of the Fourth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, October 9-10, 1976: Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, v. 35a, no. 4, p. 160-161.

Spaulding, W.G., 1978, The changing vegetation of a southern Nevada Mountain Range, Abstracts of the Fifth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, September 2-4, 1978: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, p. 177.

Spaulding, W.G., 1982, Processes and rates of vegetation change in the arid west, Abstracts and Programs of the Seventh Biennial Conference, AMQUA, June 28-30, 1982: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, v. 7, p. 22-24.

Spaulding, W.G., 1984, Paleoecological indicators of seasonal climatic variations in the American West since 18,000 B.P., Program and Abstracts of the Eighth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, 13-15 August 1984: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, v. 8, p. 121-122.

Spaulding, W.G., 1990, Full glacial climate in the southern Great Basin, and comparisons with adjacent regions, Abstracts with Programs, 1990 Geological Society of America 43rd Annual Meeting, Rocky Mountain Region, May 21-23, 1990: Snow King Resort, Jackson, Wyoming, v. 22.

Spaulding, W.G., 1990, Packrat midden evidence of environmental conditions at 10,680 +/- 160 YR B.P.: Southern Great Basin and northern Sonoran Desert, Abstracts with Programs, 1990 Geological Society of America 86th Annual Meeting, Cordilleran Section, March 14-16, 1990: University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, v. 22, p. 85.

Thompson, R.S., 1980, Late Quaternary biota of east-central Nevada, Abstracts and Program of the Sixth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 18-20, 1980: Institute for Quaternary Studies, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, v. 6, p. 189.

Thompson, R.S., 1981, Late-Quaternary environments of the eastern Great Basin: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue, v. 62, no. 2, p. 144.

Thompson, R.S., 1984, Changes in seasonality of climate in the Great Basin over the last 40,000 years, Program and Abstracts of the Eighth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 13-15, 1984: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, v. 8, p. 128.

Thompson, R.S., 1990, Late Pleistocene environmental and climatic changes in the Great Basin and southwestern deserts, Abstracts with Programs, 1990 Geological Society of America 43rd Annual Meeting, Rocky Mountain Section, May 21-23, 1990: Snow King Resort, Jackson, Wyoming, v. 22, no. 6, p. 48.

Thompson, R.S., 1996, Full Glacial environments in the western United States, Abstracts with Programs, 1996 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 28-31, 1996: Denver, Colorado, v. 28, no. 7, p. 272-273.

Thompson, R.S., Strickland, L.E., Anderson, K.H., Pelltier, R.T., and Mnich, C.A., 2006, Assessing uncertainty in the estimation of past climates from biotic data: Examples from the Last Glacial Maximum in the American Southwest, in Program and Abstracts of the 19th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 17-20, 2006, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, p. 159-160.

Timofeyeva, M.M., Clement, S.M., and Craig, R.G., 1999, Quantitative tests of a climate model using qualitative paleoclimate inferences, Abstracts with Programs, 1999 The Geological Society of America Annual Meeting: Denver, Colorado, v. 31, no. 7, p. 418.

Toolin, L.J., 1988, Accelerator 14C dating and relic populations: The grass Stipa speciosa in the Sonoran Desert, Program and Abstracts of the Tenth Biennial meeting, AMQUA, June 6-8, 1988: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, p. 157.

Toolin, L.J., and Donahue, D.J., 1994, Paleorecords and pitfalls in packrat middens, Program and Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, June 19-22 , 1994: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, v. 13, p. 170.

Toolin, L.J., and Eastoe, C.J., 1992, Late Pleistocene-recent atmospheric 13C record in C4 grasses, Program and Abstracts of the 12th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 24-26, 1992: University of California, Davis, California, p. 59.

Van de Water, P.K., and Betancourt, J.L., 1997, New frontiers in packrat midden studies, Abstracts with Programs, 1997 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, March 20-21, 1997: University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, v. 29, no. 2, p. 49.

Van de Water, P.K., Leavitt, S.W., and Betancourt, J.L., 1996, Delta 13C variability in modern Atriplex; implication for reconstructing delta 13C of past atmospheres, Programs and Abstracts of the 14th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, May 20-22, 1996: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, p. 138.

Van Devender, T.R., 1974, The late Wisconsin biotic communities and climates of the Sonoran Desert of Arizona: The fossil packrat midden record: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, v. 55, no. 2, p. 27.

Van Devender, T.R., 1978, Glaciopluvial woodlands in the Bolson de Mapimi, Durango and Coahuila, Mexico, Abstracts of the Fifth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, September 2-4, 1978: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, v. 5, p. 234.

Van Devender, T.R., 1982, Rates of late Quaternary vegetation changes, Program and Abstracts of the Seventh Biennial Conference, AMQUA, June 28-30, 1982: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, p. 26-27.

Van Devender, T.R., 1984, Seasonality and the summer monsoon: Packrat midden sequences from the Chihuahuan Desert, Program and Abstracts of the Eighth Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, August 13-15, 1984: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, v. 8, p. 132.

Waltman, K., Miller, J., Germanoski, D., Chambers, J., and Tausch, R., 1998, Relations between climate and geomorphic responses in the Cottonwood Creek Watershed, Toiyabe Mountains, central Nevada, Abstracts with Programs, 1998 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 1998: Toronto, Ontario, v. 30, no. 7, p. 140.

Wells, P.V., 1980, Quaternary vegetational history of the Great Basin: Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, Program Issue, v. 61, no. 2, p. 106.

Wells, P.V., 1987, Neotoma middens, pollen and microfauna as paleoecological indicators, Programme and Abstracts of the XIIth International Congress, International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), July 31- August 9, 1987: Congress Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, p. 287.

Wigand, P.E., 2001, Evidence in the biotic record of late Quaternary millennial cycles of climate: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 85, no. 6, p. 1149.

Wigand, P.E., Hemphill, M.L., and Sharpe, S.E., 1994, Pleistocene/Holocene transition climate as revealed by paleoclimatic proxy data from northern Nevada woodrat middens, Abstracts with Programs, 1994 The Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, June 19-22, 1994: Seattle, Washington, v. 26, no. 7, p. 447.

Wigand, P.E., Hemphill, M.L., Sharpe, S.E., and Patra, S.M., 1994, Late Quaternary precipitation increases in the Great Basin as revealed by paleoclimatic data, Program and Abstracts of the 13th Biennial Meeting, AMQUA, June 19-22, 1994: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, p. 185.

Wigand, P.E., and Nowak, C.L., 1991, Late Quaternary climates of northwestern Nevada as reflected in fossil woodrat middens of the last 30,000 years, Abstracts with Programs, 1991 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 21-24, 1991: San Diego, California, v. 23, no. 5, p. 284.


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