Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Anna K. Behrensmeyer

Senior Research Geologist and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology
Department / Division
Education
  • B.A., Washington University (St. Louis)
  • Ph.D., Harvard University
Research Interests

Paleoecology of terrestrial environments, especially in the later Cenozoic of Africa and Pakistan, continental sedimentation, investigation of taphonomic processes affecting the fossil record, human paleoecology, evolution of terrestrial ecosystems.

Publications
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Strömberg, Caroline A. E. 2019. "Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction." In Foundations of Paleoecology: Classic Papers with Commentaries. Lyons, S. Kathleen, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Wagner, Peter J., editors. 415–419. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press. (https://doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226618340.001.0001), https://doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226618340.001.0001.
  • Close, Roger A., Benson, Roger B. J., Alroy, John, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Benito, Juan, Carrano, Matthew T., Cleary, Terri J., Dunne, Emma M., Mannion, Philip D., Uhen, Mark D., and Butler, Richard J. 2019. "Diversity dynamics of Phanerozoic terrestrial tetrapods at the local-community scale." Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3, (4) 590–597. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0811-8.
  • Deino, A. L., Dommain, R., Keller, C. B., Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, A. K., Beverly, E. J., King, J., Heil, C. W., Stockhecke, M., Brown, E. T., Moerman, J., deMenocal, P., Deocampo, D., Garcin, Y., Levin, N. E., Lupien, R., Owen, R. B., Rabideaux, N., Russell, J. M., Scott, J., Riedl, S., Brady, K., Bright, J., Clark, J. B., Cohen, A. et al. 2019. "Chronostratigraphic model of a high-resolution drill core record of the past million years from the Koora Basin, south Kenya Rift: Overcoming the difficulties of variable sedimentation rate and hiatuses." Quaternary Science Reviews, 215 213–231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.05.009.
  • Du, Andrew, Robinson, Joshua R., Rowan, John, Lazagabaster, Ignacio A., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2019. "Stable carbon isotopes from paleosol carbonate and herbivore enamel document differing paleovegetation signals in the eastern African Plio-Pleistocene." Review of palaeobotany and palynology, 261 41–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2018.11.003.
  • Patterson, David B., Braun, David R., Allen, Kayla, Barr, W. A., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Biernat, Maryse, Lehmann, Sophie B., Maddox, Tom, Manthi, Fredrick K., Merritt, Stephen R., Morris, Sarah E., O'Brien, Kaedan, Reeves, Jonathan S., Wood, Bernard A., and Bobe, René. 2019. "Comparative isotopic evidence from East Turkana supports a dietary shift within the genus Homo." Nature Ecology & Evolution, 3 1048–1056. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-019-0916-0.
  • Toth, Aniko B., Lyons, S. Kathleen, Barr, W. Andrew, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Blois, Jessica L., Bobe, Rene, Davis, Matt, Du, Andrew, Eronen, Jussi T., Faith, J. Tyler, Fraser, Danielle, Gotelli, Nicholas J., Graves, Gary R., Jukar, Advait M., Miller, Joshua H., Pineda-Munoz, Silvia, Soul, Laura C., Villasenor, Amelia, and Alroy, John. 2019. "Reorganization of surviving mammal communities after the end-Pleistocene megafaunal extinction." Science, 365, (6459) 1305. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaw1605.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Denys, Christiane, and Brugal, Jean-Philip. 2018. "What is taphonomy and What is not? INTRODUCTION." Historical Biology, 30, (6) 718–719. https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2018.1432919.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Potts, Richard, and Deino, Alan. 2018. "The Oltulelei Formation of the southern Kenyan Rift Valley: A chronicle of rapid landscape transformation over the last 500 k.y." GSA Bulletin, 130, (9/10) 1474–1492. https://doi.org/10.1130/B31853.1.
  • Brooks, Alison S., Yellen, John E., Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Deino, Alan L., Leslie, David E., Ambrose, Stanley H., Ferguson, Jeffrey R., d'Errico, Francesco, Zipkin, Andrew M., Whittaker, Scott, Post, Jeffrey, Veatch, Elizabeth G., Foecke, Kimberly, and Clark, Jennifer B. 2018. "Long-distance stone transport and pigment use in the earliest Middle Stone Age." Science, 360, (6384) 90–94. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aao2646.
  • Deino, Alan L., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Brooks, Alison S., Yellen, John E., Sharp, Warren D., and Potts, Richard. 2018. "Chronology of the Acheulean to Middle Stone Age transition in eastern Africa." Science, 360, (6384) 95–98. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aao2216.
  • Du, Andrew and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2018. "Spatial, temporal and taxonomic scaling of richness in an eastern African large mammal community." Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27, (9) 1031–1042. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12762.
  • Karp, Allison T., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Freeman, Katherine H. 2018. "Grassland fire ecology has roots in the late Miocene." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115, (48) 12130–12135. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1809758115.
  • Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Faith, J. Tyler, Tryon, Christian A., Brooks, Alison S., Yellen, John E., Deino, Man L., Kinyanjui, Rahab, Clark, Jennifer B., Haradon, Catherine M., Levin, Naomi E., Meijer, Hanneke J. M., Veatch, Elizabeth G., Owen, R. Bernhart, and Renaut, Robin W. 2018. "Environmental dynamics during the onset of the Middle Stone Age in eastern Africa." Science, 360, (6384) 86–90. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aao2200.
  • Roach, Neil T., Du, Andrew, Hatala, Kevin G., Ostrofsky, Kelly R., Reeves, Jonathan S., Braun, David R., Harris, John W. K., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Richmond, Brian G. 2018. "Pleistocene animal communities of a 1.5 million-year-old lake margin grassland and their relationship to Homo erectus paleoecology." Journal of human evolution, 122 70–83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2018.04.014.
  • Campisano, Christopher J., Cohen, Andrew S., Arrowsmith, J. Ramon, Asrat, Asfawossen, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Brown, Erik T., Deino, Alan L., Deocampo, Daniel M., Feibel, Craig S., Kingston, John D., Lamb, Henry F., Lowenstein, Tim K., Noren, Anders, Olago, Daniel O., Owen, R. Bernhart, Pelletier, Jon D., Potts, Richard, Reed, Kaye E., Renaut, Robin W., Russell, James M., Russell, Joellen L., Schabitz, Frank, Stone, Jeffrey R., Trauth, Martin H., and Wynn, Jonathan G. 2017. "The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: High-Resolution Paleoclimate Records from the East African Rift System and Their Implications for Understanding the Environmental Context of Hominin Evolution." PaleoAnthropology, 1–43. https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2017am-295426.
  • Hatala, Kevin G., Roach, Neil T., Ostrofsky, Kelly R., Wunderlich, Roshna E., Dingwall, Heather L., Villmoare, Brian A., Green, David J., Braun, David R., Harris, John W. K., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Richmond, Brian G. 2017. "Hominin track assemblages from Okote Member deposits near Ileret, Kenya, and their implications for understanding fossil hominin paleobiology at 1.5 Ma." Journal of human evolution, 112 93–104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.08.013.
  • Patterson, D. B., Braun, D. R., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Lehmann, S. B., Merritt, S. R., Reeves, J. S., Wood, B. A., and Bobe, R. 2017. "Landscape scale heterogeneity in the East Turkana ecosystem during the Okote Member (1.56-1.38 Ma)." Journal of human evolution, 112 148–161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2017.06.007.
  • Patterson, D. B., Braun, D. R., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Merritt, S., Zliobaite, I., Reeves, J. S., Wood, B. A., Fortelius, M., and Bobe, R. 2017. "Ecosystem evolution and hominin paleobiology at East Turkana, northern Kenya between 2.0 and 1.4 Ma." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 481 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.05.001.
  • Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Arrowsmith, R., Asrat, A., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Deino, A., Feibel, C., Hill, A., Johnson, R., Kingston, J., Lamb, H., Lowenstein, T., Noren, A., Olago, D., Owen, R. B., Potts, Richard, Reed, K., Renaut, R., Schäbitz, F., Tiercelin, J. -J, Trauth, M. H., Wynn, J., Ivory, S., Brady, K., O'Grady, R. et al. 2016. "The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: inferring the environmental context of human evolution from eastern African rift lake deposits." Scientific Drilling, 21 1–16. https://doi.org/10.5194/sd-21-1-2016.
  • Kinyanjui, R. N., Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Bamford, M. 2016. "Comparing the Quaternary palaeoenvironments of two major Hominin sites: the Olorgesailie and Koobi Fora Basins, Kenya." Quaternary International, 404 207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.196.
  • Lyons, S. Kathleen, Amatangelo, Kathryn L., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Bercovici, Antoine, Blois, Jessica L., Davis, Matt, DiMichele, William A., Du, Andrew, Eronen, Jussi T., Faith, J. Tyler, Graves, Gary R., Jud, Nathan, Labandeira, Conrad C., Looy, Cindy V., McGill, Brian, Miller, Joshua H., Patterson, David, Pineda-Munoz, Silvia, Potts, Richard, Riddle, Brett, Terry, Rebecca, Tóth, Anikó, Ulrich, Werner, Villaseñor, Amelia, Wing, Scott L. et al. 2016. "Holocene shifts in the assembly of plant and animal communities implicate human impacts." Nature, (529) 80–83. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16447.
  • Lyons, S. Kathleen, Miller, Joshua H., Amatange, Kathryn L., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Bercovici, Antoine, Blois, Jessica L., Davis, Matt, DiMichele, William A., Du, Andrew, Eronen, Jussi T., Faith, J. T., Graves, Gary R., Jud, Nathan, Labandeira, Conrad C., Looy, Cindy V., McGill, Brian, Patterson, David, Pineda-Munoz, Silvia, Potts, Richard, Riddle, Brett, Terry, Rebecca, Tóth, Anikó, Ulrich, Werner, Villaseñor, Amelia, Wing, Scott L. et al. 2016. "Lyons et al. reply." Nature, 538, (7626) E3–E4. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature20097.
  • Lyons, S. Kathleen, Miller, Joshua H., Tóth, Anikó, Amatangelo, Kathryn L., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Bercovici, Antoine, Blois, Jessica L., Davis, Matt, DiMichele, William A., Du, Andrew, Eronen, Jussi T., Faith, J. T., Graves, Gary R., Jud, Nathan, Labandeira, Conrad C., Looy, Cindy V., McGill, Brian, Patterson, David, Pineda-Munoz, Silvia, Potts, Richard, Riddle, Brett, Terry, Rebecca, Ulrich, Werner, Villaseñor, Amelia, Wing, Scott L. et al. 2016. "Questioning Holocene community shifts Reply." Nature, 537, (7618) E5–E6. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature19111.
  • Roach, Neil T., Hatala, Kevin G., Ostrofsky, Kelly R., Villmoare, Brian, Reeves, Jonathan S., Du, Andrew, Braun, David R., Harris, John W. K., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Richmond, Brian G. 2016. "Pleistocene footprints show intensive use of lake margin habitats by Homo erectus groups." Scientific Reports, 6 26374. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep26374.
  • Zliobaite, Indre, Rinne, Janne, Tóth, Anikó B., Mechenich, Michael, Liu, Liping, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Fortelius, Mikael. 2016. "Herbivore teeth predict climatic limits in Kenyan ecosystems." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113, (45) 12751–12756. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1609409113.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2015. "Four million years of African herbivory." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112, (37) 11428–11429. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1514580112.
  • Blois, Jessica L., Gotelli, Nicholas J., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Faith, J. T., Lyons, Sara K., Williams, John W., Amatangelo, Kathryn L., Bercovici, Antoine, Du, Andrew, Eronen, Jussi T., Graves, Gary R., Jud, Nathan, Labandeira, Conrad C., Looy, Cindy V., McGill, Brian, Patterson, David, Potts, Richard, Riddle, Brett, Terry, Rebecca, Tóth, Anikó, Villaseñor, Amelia, and Wing, Scott L. 2014. "A framework for evaluating the influence of climate, dispersal limitation, and biotic interactions using fossil pollen associations across the late Quaternary." Ecography, 37, (11) 1095–1108. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.00779.
  • Miller, Joshua H., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Du, Andrew, Lyons, Sara K., Patterson, David, Toth, Aniko, Villasenor, Amelia, Kanga, Erustus, and Reed, Denne. 2014. "Ecological fidelity of functional traits based on species presence-absence in a modern mammalian bone assemblage (Amboseli, Kenya)." Paleobiology, 40, (4) 560–583. https://doi.org/10.1666/13062.
  • Owen, R. Bernhart, Renaut, Robin W., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Potts, Richard. 2014. "Quaternary geochemical stratigraphy of the Kedong-Olorgesailie section of the southern Kenya Rift valley." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 396 194–212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.01.011.
  • Tóth, Anikó B., Lyons, Sara K., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2014. "Mammals of Kenya's protected areas from 1888 to 2013: Ecological Archives E095-150." Ecology, 95, (6) 1711. https://doi.org/10.1890/13-2118.1.
  • Tóth, Anikó B., Lyons, Sara K., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2014. "A Century of Change in Kenya's Mammal Communities: Increased Richness and Decreased Uniqueness in Six Protected Areas." PLoS ONE, 9, (4) 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0093092.
  • Barry, John C., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Badgley, Catherine E., Flynn, Lawrence J., Peltonen, Hannele, Cheema, I. U., Pilbeam, David, Lindsay, Everett H., Raza, S. M., Rajpar, Abdul Rahim, and Morgan, Michele E. 2013. "The Neogene Siwaliks of the Potwar Plateau, Pakistan." In Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology. Wang, Xiaoming, Flynn, Lawrence J., and Fortelius, Mikael, editors. 373–399. Columbia University Press.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Reed, Kaye E. 2013. "Reconstructing the Habitats of Australopithecus: Paleoenvironments, Site Taphonomy, and Faunas." In The Paleobiology of Australopithecus. Reed, Kaye E., Fleagle, John G., and Leakey, Richard E., editors. 41–60. Springer Netherlands. In Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology.
  • Faith, J. Tyler and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2013. "Climate change and faunal turnover: testing the mechanics of the turnover-pulse hypothesis with South African fossil data." Paleobiology, 39, (4) 609–627. https://doi.org/10.1666/12043.
  • Flynn, Lawrence J., Lindsay, Everett H., Pilbeam, David, Raza, S. M., Morgan, Michele E., Barry, John C., Badgley, Catherine E., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Cheema, I. U., Rajpar, Abdul Rahim, and Opdyke, Neil D. 2013. "The Siwaliks and Neogene Evolutionary Biology in South Asia." In Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology. Wang, Xiaoming, Flynn, Lawrence J., and Fortelius, Mikael, editors. 353–372. Columbia University Press.
  • Lee, Ray K. L., Owen, R. B., Renaut, Robin W., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Potts, Richard, and Sharp, Warren D. 2013. "Facies, geochemistry and diatoms of late Pleistocene Olorgesailie tufas, southern Kenya Rift." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 374 197–217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.01.019.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Miller, Joshua H. 2012. "Building links between ecology and palaeontology using taphonomic studies of recent vertebrate communities." In Palaeontology in Ecology and Conservation. Louys, Julien, editor. 69–91. New York: Springer. In Springer Earth System Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-25038-5_5.
  • Wing, Scott L., Stromberg, Caroline A. E., Hickey, Leo J., Tiver, Fleur, Willis, Brian, Burnham, Robyn J., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2012. "Floral and environmental gradients on a Late Cretaceous landscape." Ecological Monographs, 82, (1) 23–47. https://doi.org/10.1890/11-0870.1.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2011. "Conversations with Glynn's Ghost: The Evolution of Paleolandscape Research at East Turkana." In Casting the Net Wide: Papers in Honor of Glynn Isaac and His Approach to Human Origins Research. Sept, Jeanne and Pilbeam, David, editors. 21–40. Cambridge, MA: American School of Prehistoric Research, Harvard University.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2011. "Linking Researchers across Generations: Field Notes in Paleobiology." In Field Notes for Scientists and Naturalists. Canfield, Michael, editor. 89–108. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • Kosnik, Matthew A., Alroy, John, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Fursich, Franz T., Gastaldo, Robert A., Kidwell, Susan M., Kowalewski, Michal, Plotnick, Roy E., Rogers, Raymond R., and Wagner, Peter J. 2011. "Changes in shell durability of common marine taxa through the Phanerozoic: evidence for biological rather than taphonomic drivers." Paleobiology, 37, (2) 303–331. https://doi.org/10.1666/10022.1.
  • Levin, Naomi E., Brown, Francis H., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Bobe, René, and Cerling, Thure E. 2011. "Paleosol carbonates from the Omo Group: Isotopic records of local and regional environmental change in East Africa." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 307, (1-4) 75–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.04.026.
  • Owen, R. B., Renaut, R. W., Potts, Richard, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2011. "Geochemical trends through time and lateral variability of diatom floras in the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Formation, southern Kenya Rift Valley." Quaternary Research, 76, (1) 167–179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yqres.2011.05.002.
  • Deocampo, Daniel M., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Potts, Richard. 2010. "Ultrafine Clay Minerals of the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Formation, Southern Kenya Rift: Diagenesis and Paleoenvironments of Early Hominins." Clays and Clay Minerals, 58, (3) 294–310. https://doi.org/10.1346/CCMN.2010.0580301.
  • Bennett, Matthew R., Harris, John W. K., Richmond, Brian G., Braun, David R., Mbua, Emma, Kiura, Purity, Olago, Daniel, Kibunjia, Mzalendo, Omuombo, Christine, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Huddart, David, and Gonzalez, Silvia. 2009. "Early Hominin Foot Morphology Based on 1.5-Million-Year-Old Footprints from Ileret, Kenya." Science, 323, (5918) 1197–1201. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1168132.
  • Bennington, J. Bret, DiMichele, William A., Badgley, Catherine, Bambach, Richard K., Barrett, Paul M., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Bobe, Rene, Burnham, Robyn J., Daeschler, Edward B., Van Dam, Jan, Eronen, Jussi T., Erwin, Douglas H., Finnegan, Seth, Holland, Steven M., Hunt, Gene, Jablonski, David, Jackson, Stephen T., Jacobs, Bonnie E., Kidwell, Susan M., Koch, Paul L., Kowalewski, Michal J., Labandeira, Conrad C., Looy, Cindy V., Lyons, Sara K., Novack-Gottshall, Philip M. et al. 2009. "Critical Issues of Scale in Paleoecology." Palaios, 24, (1-2) 1–4. https://doi.org/10.2110/palo.2009.S01.
  • Cohen, A., Arrowsmith, R., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Campisano, C., Feibel, C., Shimeles Fisseha, N. J., Johnson, R., Bedaso, Z. K., Lockwood, C., Olago, D., and Potts, Richard. 2009. "Scientific Drilling for Human Origins: Exploring the Application of Drill Core Records to Understanding Hominin Evolution. Workshop Report for EOS Supplementary On-line materials." Eos, 90, (14) 122. https://doi.org/10.1029/2009EO140010.
  • Morgan, Michele E., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Badgley, Catherine, Barry, John C., Nelson, Sherry, and Pilbeam, David. 2009. "Lateral trends in carbon isotope ratios reveal a Miocene vegetation gradient in the Siwaliks of Pakistan." Geology, 37, (2) 103–106. https://doi.org/10.1130/G25359A.1.
  • Owen, R. Bernhart, Potts, Richard, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2009. "Reply to the comment on "Diatomaceous sediments and environmental change in the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Formation, southern Kenya Rift Valley" by R.B. Owen, R. Potts, A.K. Behrensmeyer and P. Ditchfield [Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 269 (2008) 17-37]." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 282, (1-4) 147–148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.06.021.
  • Owen, R. Bernhart, Renaut, Robin W., Scott, Jennifer J., Potts, Richard, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2009. "Wetland sedimentation and associated diatoms in the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Basin, southern Kenya Rift Valley." Sedimentary Geology, 222, (1-2) 124–137. (Limnogeology: Ancient and modern tales of an evolving Earth) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sedgeo.2009.03.013.
  • Western, David and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2009. "Bone Assemblages Track Animal Community Structure over 40 Years in an African Savanna Ecosystem." Science, 324, (5930) 1061–1064. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1171155.
  • Badgley, Catherine J., Barry, John C., Morgan, Michele E., Nelson, Sherry V., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Cerling, Thure E., and Pilbeam, David. 2008. "Ecological changes in Miocene mammalian record show impact of prolonged climatic forcing." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 105, (34) 12145–12149. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0805592105.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2008. "Paleoenvironmental context of the Pliocene A.L. 333 “First Family” Hominin Locality, Denen Dora Member, Hadar Formation, Ethiopia." In GSA Special Paper 446: The Geology of Early Humans in the Horn of Africa. Quade, Jay and Wynn, Jonathan, editors. 203–214.
  • Owen, R. B., Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Ditchfield, P. 2008. "Diatomaceous sediments and environmental change in the Pleistocene Olorgesailie Formation, southern Kenya Rift Valley." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 269 17–37.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2007. "Bonebeds through Geologic Time." In Bonebeds: Genesis, Analysis, and Paleobiological Significance. Rogers, R., Eberth, D., and Fiorillo, T., editors. 65–102. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2007. "Changes through Time in Carcass Survival in the Amboseli ecosystem, southern Kenya." In Breathing Life into Fossils: Taphonomic Studies in Honor of C.K. (Bob) Brain. Pickering, T., Schick, K., and Toth, N., editors. 137–160. Stone Age Institute Press.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Bobe, Rene. 2007. "Finale and future: investigating faunal evidence for hominin paleoecology in East Africa." In Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series, Volume 1. Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., editors. 333–346. Springer.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Bobe, Rene, and Alemseged, Zeresenay. 2007. "Approaches to the analysis of faunal change during the East African Pliocene." In Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series, Volume 1. Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., editors. 1–24. Springer.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Quade, Jay, Cerling, Thure E., Kappelman, John, Khan, Imran A., Copeland, Peter, Roe, Lois, Hicks, Jason, Stubblefield, Phoebe, Willis, Brian J., and Latorre, Claudio. 2007. "The structure and rate of late Miocene expansion of C-4 plants: Evidence from lateral variation in stable isotopes in paleosols of the Siwalik Group, northern Pakistan." Geological Society of America Bulletin, 119, (11-12) 1486–1505. https://doi.org/10.1130/B26064.1.
  • Bobe, Rene, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Eck, G. G., and Harris, J. M. 2007. "Patterns of abundance and diversity in late Cenozoic bovids from the Turkana and Hadar Basins, Kenya and Ethiopia." In Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series, Volume 1. Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., editors. 129–158. Springer.
  • Faith, J. T., Marean, C. W., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2007. "Carnivore competition, bone destruction, and bone density." Journal of Archaeological Science, 34 2025–2034.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2006. "Climate change and human evolution." Science, 311 476–478.
  • Cohen, A. S., Ashley, G. M., Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Quade, J. 2006. "Paleoclimate and human evolution workshop." Eos, 87, (16) 161. https://doi.org/10.1029/2006EO160008.
  • Trueman, C. N., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Potts, Richard, and Tuross, Noreen C. 2006. "High-resolution records of location and stratigraphic provenance from the rare earth element composition of fossil bones." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70, (17) 4319–4562. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.1556.
  • Badgley, C. E., Nelson, S., Barry, John C., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Cerling, T. 2005. "Testing models of faunal turnover with Neogene mammals from Pakistan." In Interpreting the Past: Essays on Human, Primate, and Mammal Evolution, in Honor of David Pilbeam. American School of Prehistoric Research Monograph Series. Lieberman, D. E., Smith, R. J., and Kelley, J., editors. 29–44. Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Badgley, C. E., Barry, John C., Morgan, M., and Raza, S. M. 2005. "The Paleoenvironmental Context of Siwalik Miocene Vertebrate Localities." In Interpreting the Past: Essays on Human, Primate, and Mammal Evolution in Honor of David Pilbeam. Lieberman, D. E., Smith, R. J., and Kelley, J., editors. 48–62. Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Barry, John C. 2005. "Biostratigraphic surveys in the Siwaliks of Pakistan: A method for standardized surface sampling of the vertebrate fossil record." Palaeontologia Electronica, 8, (1) 13A–13A.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Fürsich, F. T., Gastaldo, Robert A., Kidwell, Susan M., Kosnik, M. A., Kowalewski, M., Plotnick, R. E., Rogers, R. R., and Alroy, J. 2005. "Are the most durable shelly taxa also the most common in the marine fossil record?" Paleobiology, 31, (4) 607–623.
  • Bobe, Rene and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2004. "The expansion of grassland ecosystems in Africa in relation to mammalial evolution and the origin of the genus Homo." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 207 399–420.
  • DiMichele, William A., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Olszewski, T. D., Labandeira, Conrad C., Pandolfi, John M., Wing, Scott L., and Bobe, Rene. 2004. "Long-term stasis in ecological assemblages: evidence from the fossil record." Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 35 285–322.
  • Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Deino, A., Ditchfield, P., and Clark, Jennifer B. 2004. "Small mid-Pleistocene hominin associated with East African Acheulean technology." Science, 305 75–78.
  • Quinteros, R. B., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Ormazabal, G. C. 2004. "Paleoclimate and faunal evolution in the Plio-Pleistocene of Africa and South America." Ameghiniana, 41, (4) 641–649.
  • Trueman, C. N. G., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Tuross, Noreen C., and Weiner, S. 2004. "Mineralogical and compositional changes in bones exposed on soil surfaces in Amboseli National Park, Kenya: Diagenetic mechanisms and the role of sediment pore fluids." Journal of Archaeological Science, 31 721–739.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Stayton, C. T., and Chapman, R. E. 2003. "Taphonomy and ecology of modern avifaunal remains from Amboseli Park, Kenya (vol 29, pg 52, 2002)." Paleobiology, 29, (2) II–II.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Stayton, C. Tristan, and Chapman, Ralph E. 2003. "Taphonomy and Ecology of modern avifaunal remains from Amboseli Park, Kenya." Paleobiology, 29, (1) 52–70.
  • Barry, John C., Morgan, M. L. E., Flynn, L. J., Pilbeam, D., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Raza, S. M., Khan, I. A., Badgley, C., Hicks, J., and Kelley, J. 2002. "Faunal and environmental change in the late Miocene Siwaliks of northern Pakistan." Paleobiology, 28, (2) 1–71.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2002. "Bones through Time: The Importance of Biotic versus Abiotic Taphonomic Processes in the Vertebrate Fossil Record." In Current topics on Taphonomy and Fossilization. De Renzi, M., Alonso, M. V. P., Belinchon, M., Peñalver, Enrique, and Montoya, P., editors. 297–304. Proceedings of the International Conference Taphos 2002.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Deino, A. L., Hill, A., Kingston, J. D., and Saunders, J. J. 2002. "Geology and geochronology of the middle Miocene Kipsaramon site complex, Muruyur Beds, Tugen Hills, Kenya." Journal of Human Evolution, 42, (1-2) 11–38. https://doi.org/10.1006/jhev.2001.0519.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Potts, Richard, Deino, A., and Ditchfield, P. 2002. "Olorgesailie, Kenya: A million years in the life of a rift basin." In Sedimentation in Continental Rifts, SEPM Special Publication. Renaut, R. W. and Ashley, G. M., editors. 97–106. 73
  • Bobe, Rene, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Chapman, Ralph E. 2002. "Faunal change, environmental variability and late Pliocene hominin evolution." Journal of Human Evolution, 42 475–497.
  • Koch, P. L., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Tuross, Noreen C., Stott, A. W., Evershed, R. P., and Fogel, Marilyn L. 2001. "The effects of surficial weathering on the stable isotope composition of bones." Ancient Biomolecules, 3 117–134.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2000. "Taphonomy: 3.3.7. Terrestrial Vertebrates." In Palaeobiology II. Briggs, D. E. G. and Crowther, P. R., editors. 318–321.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Kidwell, Susan M., and Gastaldo, Robert A. 2000. "Taphonomy and paleobiology." Paleobiology, 26, (4) 103–147.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1999. [Book review] "Evolution of Tertiary Mammals of North America Volume 1: Terrestrial Carnivores, Ungulates, and Ungulatelike Mammals, edited by Christine M. Janis, Kathleen M. Scott and Louis L. Jacobs." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 155, 341–345.
  • Cutler, A. H., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Chapman, R. E. 1999. "Environmental information in a recent bone assemblage: roles of taphonomic processes and ecological change." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 149, (1-4) 359–372.
  • Potts, Richard, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Ditchfield, P. 1999. "Paleolandscape variation and Early Pleistocene hominid activities: Members 1 and 7, Olorgesailie Formation, Kenya." Journal of Human Evolution, 37, (5) 747–788.
  • Sikes, Nancy E., Potts, Richard, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1999. "Early Pleistocene habitat in Member 1 Olorgesailie based on paleosol stable isotopes." Journal of Human Evolution, 37, (5) 721–746.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Todd, N. E., Potts, Richard, and McBrinn, G. E. 1997. "Late Pliocene faunal turnover in the Turkana Basin, Kenya and Ethiopia." Science, 278, (5343) 1589–1594.
  • Damuth, J., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., DiMichele, William A., Labandeira, Conrad C., Potts, Richard, and Wing, Scott L. 1997. ETE Database Manual. Evolution of Terrestrial Ecosystems Consortium. Washington, D.C..
  • Isaac, G. L. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1997. "Chapter 2, Geological Context and Paleoenvironments." In Koobi Fora Research Project Volume 5: Plio-Pleistocene Archaeology. Isaac, G. L. and Isaac, B., editors. 12–53. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Aslan, A. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1996. "Taphonomy and time resolution of bone assemblages in a contemporary fluvial system: The East Fork River, Wyoming." Palaios, 11, (5) 411–421.
  • Curler, A. H. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1996. "Models of Vertebrate Mass Mortality Events at the K/T Boundary." Geological Society of America Special Paper, 307 375–379.
  • Willis, B. J. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1996. "Architecture of Miocene overbank deposits in northern Pakistan - Reply." Journal of Sedimentary Research Section B-Stratigraphy and Global Studies, 65, (3) 403–407.
  • Badgley, C., Bartels, W. S., Morgan, M. E., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Raza, S. M. 1995. "Taphonomy of Vertebrate Assemblages from the Paleogene of Northwestern Wyoming and the Neogene of Northern Pakistan." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 115, (1-4) 157–180.
  • Badgley, C. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1995. "Preservational, Paleoecological and Evolutionary Patterns in the Paleogene of Wyoming-Montana and the Neogene of Pakistan." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 115, (1-4) 319–340.
  • Badgley, C. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1995. "2 Long Geological Records of Continental Ecosystems." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 115, (1-4) 1–11.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Potts, Richard, Plummer, T., Tauxe, L., Opdyke, N., and Jorstad, Thomas F. 1995. "The Pleistocene Locality of Kanjera, Western Kenya - Stratigraphy, Chronology and Paleoenvironments." Journal of Human Evolution, 29, (3) 247–274.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Willis, B. J., and Quade, J. 1995. "Floodplains and Paleosols of Pakistan Neogene and Wyoming Paleogene Deposits - a Comparative-Study." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 115, (1-4) 37–60.
  • Koch, P. L., Heisinger, J., Moss, C., Carlson, R. W., Fogel, M., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1995. "Isotopic tracking of change in diet and habit in African elephants." Science, 267 1340–1343.
  • Willis, B. J. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1995. "Fluvial Systems in the Siwalik Miocene and Wyoming Paleogene." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 115, (1-4) 13–35.
  • Willis, B. J. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1994. "Architecture of Miocene Overbank Deposits in Northern Pakistan." Journal of Sedimentary Research Section B-Stratigraphy and Global Studies, 64, (1) 60–67.
  • Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., editors. 1993. Taphonomic Approaches to Time Resolution in Fossil Assemblages. Knoxville, Tennessee: Paleontological Society. In Short Courses in Paleontology; no. 6.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. [Book review] "Mammoths, mastodonts, and elephants: biology, behavior, and the fossil record, by Gary Haynes." American Anthropologist, 95, 166–167.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. "The Bones of Amboseli: Bone Assemblages and Ecological Change in a Modern African Ecosystem." National Geographic Research, 9, (4) 402–421.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. [Book review] "The Dragon in the Cliff - a Novel Based on the Life of Anning,mary - Cole,s." Science, 260, (5106), 376–377.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. "The Taphonomic Record of Ecological Change in Amboseli-Park, Kenya." Research & Exploration, 9, (4) 402–421.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Chapman, R. E. 1993. "Models and Simulations of Taphonomic Time-averaging in Terrestrial Vertebrate Assemblages." In Taphonomic Approaches co Time Resolution in Fossil Assemblages. Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., editors. 125–149. Knoxville, Tennessee: The Paleontological Society.
  • Greenwood, D. R., Wing, Scott L., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. "Determining Paleoclimates." Science, 260, (5106) 278–279.
  • Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. "Taphonomic Approaches to Time Resolution in Fossil Assemblages: Introduction." In Taphonomic Approaches to Time Resolution in Fossil Assemblages. Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., editors. 1–8. Knoxville, Tennessee: The Paleontological Society.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Damuth, J., DiMichele, William A., Potts, Richard, Sues, Hans-Dieter, and Wing, Scott L., editors. 1992. Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time. Chicago: University of Chicago.
  • Potts, Richard and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1992. "Late Cenozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems." In Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time: Evolutionary Paleoecology of Terrestrial Plants and Animals. Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Damuth, J., DiMichele, William A., Potts, Richard, Sues, Hans-Dieter, and Wing, Scott L., editors. 419–541. Chicago: University of Chicago.
  • Tauxe, L., Deino, A. D., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Potts, Richard. 1992. "Pinning Down the Brunhes Matuyama and Upper Jaramillo Boundaries - a Reconciliation of Orbital and Isotopic Time Scales." Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 109, (3-4) 561–572.
  • Wing, Scott L., Sues, Hans-Dieter, Potts, Richard, DiMichele, William A., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1992. "Evolutionary Paleoecology." In Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time: Evolutionary Paleoecology of Terrestrial Plants and Animals. Behrensmeyer, Anna K., editor. 1–13. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Hill, A., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Brown, B., Deino, A., Rose, M., Saunders, J., Ward, S., and Winkler, A. 1991. "Kipsaramon - a Lower Miocene Hominoid Site in the Tugen Hills, Baringo District, Kenya." Journal of Human Evolution, 20, (1) 67–75.
  • Koch, P. L., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Fogel, Marilyn L. 1991. "The isotopic ecology of plants and animals in Amboseli National Park, Kenya." Annual Report of the Director of the Geophysical Laboratory, 163–171.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1990. "Transport/Hydrodynamics of Bones." In Palaeobiology: A Synthesis. 232–235.
  • Flynn, L. J., Pilbeam, D., Jacobs, L. L., Barry, John C., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Kappelman, J. W. 1990. "The Siwaliks of Pakistan - Time and Faunas in a Miocene Terrestrial Setting." Journal of Geology, 98, (4) 589–604.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Badgley, C. E. 1989. "Foreword." In Recent Vertebrate Carcasses and Their Paleobiological Implications. vii. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Gordon, K. D., and Yanagi, G. T. 1989. "Non-human Bone Modification in Miocene Fossils from Pakistan." In Bone Modification (Proceedings of First International Conference on Bone Modification). Bonnichsen, R. and Sorg, M. H., editors. 99–120. Orono, Maine: Center for the Study of the First Americans.
  • Tuross, Noreen C., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., and Eanes, E. D. 1989. "Strontium Increases and Crystallinity Changes in Taphonomic and Archaeological Bone." Journal of Archaeological Science, 16, (6) 661–672.
  • Tuross, Noreen C., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Eanes, E. D., Fisher, L. W., and Hare, P. E. 1989. "Molecular Preservation and Crystallographic Alterations in a Weathering Sequence of Wildebeest Bones." Applied Geochemistry, 4 261–270.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1988. "Vertebrate Preservation in Fluvial Channels." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 63, (1-3) 183–199.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1988. "The Pull of the Recent Analogue." Palaios, 3, (4) 373.
  • Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1988. "Ecological and Evolutionary Implications of Taphonomic Processes - Overview." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology, 63, (1-3) 1–13.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1987. "Miocene Fluvial Facies and Vertebrate Taphonomy in Northern Pakistan." In Recent Developments in Fluvial Sedimentology, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Sedimentology, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Special Publication. Ethridge, F. G., Flores, R. M., and Harvey, M. D., editors. 169–176. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1987. "Taphonomy and Hunting." In The Evolution of Hunting. Nitecki, M. H. and Nitecki, D. V., editors. 423–450. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Buzas, Martin A. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1987. "Ecology-Paleoecology." In Fossil Invertebrates. Boardman, Richard S., Cheetham, Alan H., and Rowell, Albert J., editors. 19–28. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1986. "Review of "Zhoukoudian: A Closer Look," by L. R. Binford and N. M. Stone." Current Anthropology, 27, (5) 469.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1986. "Review of "Systematic Butchery by Plio/Pleistocene Hominids at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania," by H. T. Bunn and E. M. Kroll." Current Anthropology, 27, (5) 443–444.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1986. "Siwalik Sediments show River Systems." GeoTimes, 31, (7) 14–14.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Gordon, K. D., and Yanagi, G. T. 1986. "Trampling as a Cause of Bone Surface Damage and Pseudo-Cutmarks." Nature, 319, (6056) 768–771.
  • Brunet, M., Coppens, Y., Pilbeam, D., Djallo, S., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Brillanceau, A., Downs, W., Duperon, M., Ekodeck, G., Flynn, L., Heintz, E., Hell, J., Jehenne, Y., Martin, L., Mosser, C., Salardcheboldaeff, M., Wenz, S., and Wing, Scott L. 1986. "Cenozoic and Cretaceous Fresh-Water Deposits in Cameroon - Preliminary-Results of a Paleontological Prospection." Comptes Rendus De L Academie Des Sciences Serie Ii, 303, (5) 425–428.
  • Hill, A., Drake, R., Tauxe, L., Monoghan, M., Barry, John C., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Curtis, G., Jacobs, B. F., Jacobs, L., Johnson, J., and Pilbeam, D. 1986. "Neogene Paleontology and Geochronology of the Baringo Basin, Kenya." Journal of human evolution, 14 759–773.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1985. "Taphonomy and the paleoecologic reconstruction of hominid habitats in the Koobi Fora Formation." In L'Environnement des Hominidés au Plio-Pléistocène. 309–323. Paris: Masson.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Cooke, H. B. S. 1985. "Paleoenvironments, Stratigraphy and Taphonomy in the African Pliocene and Early Pleistocene." In Ancestors: The Hard Evidence. Delson, E., editor. 60–62. New York: Alan R. Liss, Inc.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Kidwell, Susan M. 1985. "Taphonomy Contributions to Paleobiology." Paleobiology, 11, (1) 105–119.
  • Hill, A., Drake, R., Tauxe, L., Monaghan, M., Barry, John C., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Curtis, G., Jacobs, B. F., Jacobs, L., Johnson, N., and Pilbeam, D. 1985. "Neogene Paleontology and Geochronology of the Baringo Basin, Kenya." Journal of Human Evolution, 14, (8) 759–773.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1984. "The Bones of Amboseli Park as a Key to East African Paleoecology." In National Geographic Society Reports, 1975 Projects. Swanson, Winfield, editor. 91–109. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1984. "Taphonomy and the Fossil Record." American Scientist, 72, (6) 558–566.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Raza, S. M. 1984. "A Procedure for Documenting Fossil Localities of Northern Pakistan." In Contribution to the Geology of Siwa-liks of Pakistan, Memoirs of the Geological Society of Pakistan. Shah, S. M. Ibrahim and Pilbeam, David, editors. 65–69. Rawalpindi, Pakistan: The Army Press.
  • Hill, A. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1984. "Disarticulation Patterns of some Modern East-African Mammals." Paleobiology, 10, (3) 366–376.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1983. "Natural bone distributions on recent land surfaces: implications for archaeological site formation." In Animals and Archaeology: I. Hunters and their prey. Clutton-Brock, Juliet and Grigson, Caroline, editors. 93–106. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports. In BAR International series (no. 163).
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1983. "Commentary on: Parental Investment: The Hominid Adaptation." In How Humans Adapt: A Biocultural Odyssey. Ortner, Donald J., editor. 56–58. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1983. "Human Evolution and the Environments of the Plio-Pleistocene." Interim Evidence (Foundation for Research on Man Newsletter), 5, (1) 1–6.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Schindel, David E. 1983. "Resolving Time in Paleobiology." Paleobiology, 9, (1) 1–8.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1982. "Time Sampling Intervals in the Vertebrate Fossil Record." In Proceedings of the North American Paleontological Convention III. 41–45. Montreal, Quebec: Département de Géologie, Université de Montréal, and Geological Survey of Canada.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1982. [Book review] "Quaternary Paleoecology - Birks,hjb, Birks,hh." American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 58, (1), 119–120.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1982. "The Geological Context of Human-Evolution." Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 10 39–60.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1982. "Time Resolution in Fluvial Vertebrate Assemblages." Paleobiology, 8, (3) 211–227.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Tauxe, L. 1982. "Isochronous Fluvial Systems in Miocene Deposits of Northern Pakistan." Sedimentology, 29, (3) 331–352.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1981. "Vertebrate Paleoecology in a Recent East African Ecosystem." In Communities of the Past. Gray, Jane, Boucot, A. J., and Berry, W. B. N., editors. 591–616. Stroudsburg: Dowden, Hutchinson, and Ross, Inc.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Boaz, D. D. 1981. "Late Pleistocene Geology and Paleontology of Amboseli National Park, Kenya." In Palaeocology of Africa. Coetzee, J. A. and van Zinderen Bakker, E. M.,Sr., editors. 135–188. Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Laporte, L. F. 1981. "Footprints of a Pleistocene Hominid in Northern Kenya." Nature, 289, (5794) 167–169.

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