Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Kay 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
Article
  • 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&apos 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, 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):E5–6. 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: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
  • 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. 2015. "Holocene shifts in the assembly of plant and animal communities implicate human impacts." Nature (529): 80–83. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16447
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.gi.2015.04.009
  • 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. 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
  • 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., 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
  • 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
  • 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., 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
  • 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., 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, N. 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.
  • 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.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. "The Taphonomic Record of Ecological Change in Amboseli-Park, Kenya." Research & Exploration 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. [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.
  • Greenwood, D. R., Wing, Scott L., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1993. "Determining Paleoclimates." Science 260 (5106):278–279.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. "The Pull of the Recent Analogue." Palaios 3 (4):373.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1988. "Vertebrate Preservation in Fluvial Channels." Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology 63 (1-3):183–199.
  • 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. 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. "Review of "Zhoukoudian: A Closer Look," by L. R. Binford and N. M. Stone." Current Anthropology 27 (5):469.
  • 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. 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. "Taphonomy and the Fossil Record." American Scientist 72 (6):558–566.
  • Hill, A. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1984. "Disarticulation Patterns of some Modern East-African Mammals." Paleobiology 10 (3):366–376.
  • 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 Resolution in Fluvial Vertebrate Assemblages." Paleobiology 8 (3):211–227.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1982. "The Geological Context of Human-Evolution." Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 10:39–60.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1982. [Book review] "Quaternary Paleoecology - Birks,hjb, Birks,hh." American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 58 (1):119–120.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. and Tauxe, L. 1982. "Isochronous Fluvial Systems in Miocene Deposits of Northern Pakistan." Sedimentology 29 (3):331–352.
  • 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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  • 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, edited by Wang, Xiaoming, Flynn, Lawrence J., and Fortelius, Mikael., 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, edited by Reed, Kaye E., Fleagle, John G., and Leakey, Richard E., 41–60. Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. Springer Netherlands.
  • 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, edited by Wang, Xiaoming, Flynn, Lawrence J., and Fortelius, Mikael., 353–372. Columbia University Press.
  • 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, edited by Louys, Julien., 69–91. Springer Earth System Sciences. New York: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-25038-5_5
  • 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, edited by Sept, Jeanne and Pilbeam, David., 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, edited by Canfield, Michael., 89–108. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  • 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, edited by Quade, Jay and Wynn, Jonathan., 203–214.
  • 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, edited by Pickering, T., Schick, K., and Toth, N., 137–160. Stone Age Institute Press.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2007. "Bonebeds through Geologic Time." in Bonebeds: Genesis, Analysis, and Paleobiological Significance, edited by Rogers, R., Eberth, D., and Fiorillo, T., 65–102. Chicago: University of Chicago 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, edited by Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 333–346. Springer.
  • 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, edited by Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 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, edited by Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 1–24. 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, edited by Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 1–24. Springer.
  • 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, edited by Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 129–158. Springer.
  • 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, edited by Bobe, Rene, Alemseged, Zeresenay, and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 129–158. Springer.
  • Potts, Richard. 2007. "Environmental context of Pliocene human evolution in Africa." in Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence, edited by Bobe, R., Alemseged, Z., and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 25–48. New York: Springer.
  • 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, edited by Lieberman, D. E., Smith, R. J., and Kelley, J., 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, edited by Lieberman, D. E., Smith, R. J., and Kelley, J., 48–62. Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • 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, edited by De Renzi, M., Alonso, M. V. P., Belinchon, M., Peñalver, Enrique, and Montoya, P., 297–304. Proceedings of the International Conference Taphos 2002.
  • 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, edited by Renaut, R. W. and Ashley, G. M., 97–106.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 2000. "Taphonomy: 3.3.7. Terrestrial Vertebrates." in Palaeobiology II, edited by Briggs, D. E. G. and Crowther, P. R., 318–321.
  • Isaac, G. L. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1997. "Chapter 2, Geological Context and Paleoenvironments." in Koobi Fora Research Project Volume 5: Plio-Pleistocene Archaeology, edited by Isaac, G. L. and Isaac, B., 12–53. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • 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, edited by Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 125–149. Knoxville, Tennessee: The Paleontological Society.
  • 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, edited by Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 125–149. Knoxville, Tennessee: The Paleontological Society.
  • Kidwell, Susan M. 1993. "Summary: Estimates of Time-averaging." in Taphonomic Approaches to Time Resolution in Fossil Assemblages, edited by Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 301–302. Knoxville, Tennessee: The Paleontological Society.
  • 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, edited by Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 1–8. Knoxville, Tennessee: The Paleontological Society.
  • 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, edited by Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 1–8. Knoxville, Tennessee: The Paleontological Society.
  • Potts, Richard and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1992. "Late Cenozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems." in Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time: Evolutionary Paleoecology of Terrestrial Plants and Animals, edited by Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Damuth, J., Dimichele, William A., Potts, Richard, Sues, Hans-Dieter, and Wing, Scott L., 419–541. 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, edited by Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Damuth, J., Dimichele, William A., Potts, Richard, Sues, Hans-Dieter, and Wing, Scott L., 419–541. Chicago: University of Chicago.
  • Wing, Scott L. and Sues, Hans-Dieter. 1992. "Mesozoic and Early Cenozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems." in Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time : Evolutionary Paleoecology of Terrestrial Plants and Animals, edited by Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Damuth, John D., Dimichele, William A., Potts, Richard, Sues, Hans-Dieter, and Wing, Scott L., 327–416. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • 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, edited by Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 1–13. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • 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, edited by Behrensmeyer, Anna K., 1–13. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1990. "Transport/Hydrodynamics of Bones." in Palaeobiology: A Synthesis, 232–235.
  • 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), edited by Bonnichsen, R. and Sorg, M. H., 99–120. Orono, Maine: Center for the Study of the First Americans.
  • 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, edited by Ethridge, F. G., Flores, R. M., and Harvey, M. D., 169–176. Tulsa, Oklahoma: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1987. "Taphonomy and Hunting." in The Evolution of Hunting, edited by Nitecki, M. H. and Nitecki, D. V., 423–450. New York: Plenum Press.
  • Buzas, Martin A. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1987. "Ecology-Paleoecology." in Fossil Invertebrates, edited by Boardman, Richard S., Cheetham, Alan H., and Rowell, Albert J., 19–28. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications.
  • 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, edited by Delson, E., 60–62. New York: Alan R. Liss, Inc.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1984. "The Bones of Amboseli Park as a Key to East African Paleoecology." in National Geographic Society Reports, 1975 Projects, edited by Swanson, Winfield., 91–109. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.
  • 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, edited by Shah, S. M. Ibrahim and Pilbeam, David., 65–69. Rawalpindi, Pakistan: The Army Press.
  • 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, edited by Clutton-Brock, Juliet and Grigson, Caroline., 93–106. BAR International series (no. 163). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K. 1983. "Commentary on: Parental Investment: The Hominid Adaptation." in How Humans Adapt: A Biocultural Odyssey, edited by Ortner, Donald J., 56–58. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • 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. 1981. "Vertebrate Paleoecology in a Recent East African Ecosystem." in Communities of the Past, edited by Gray, Jane, Boucot, A. J., and Berry, W. B. N., 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, edited by Coetzee, J. A. and van Zinderen Bakker, E. M.,Sr., 135–188. Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema.

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  • 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.
  • Kidwell, Susan M. and Behrensmeyer, Anna K. , eds. 1993. Taphonomic Approaches to Time Resolution in Fossil Assemblages. Knoxville, Tennessee: Paleontological Society.
  • Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Damuth, J., Dimichele, William A., Potts, Richard, Sues, Hans-Dieter, and Wing, Scott L. , eds. 1992. Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time. Chicago: University of Chicago.