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Beck, R.K. 2009 The molecular genetics of prey choice: using ancient DNA to infer prehistoric population histories. California Archaeology 1(2):253-268.

Beck, R.K. 2008 Transport distance and debitage assemblage diversity: An application of the field processing model to southern Utah toolstone procurement sites. American Antiquity 73(4):759-780.

Bogiatto, R.J., Broughton, J.M., Cannon, V. I., Arnold, S. and Dalton, K. 2006 Fish remains dominate Barn Owl pellets in northwestern Nevada. Western North AmericanNaturalist 66:395-396.

Broughton JM, Smith GR. The fishes of Lake Bonneville: implications for drainage history, biogeography, and lake levels. In Developments in Earth Surface Processes 2016 Jan 1 (Vol. 20, pp. 292-351).

Broughton, J.M., R.K. Beck, D.H. O’Rourke, A.R. Rogers, and J. Coltrain 2012 A Late Holocene population bottleneck in California Tule Elk (Cervus elaphus nannodes): Provisional support from ancient DNA. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 19 (4): DOI 10.1007/s10816-012-9167-y

Broughton, J.M., M. Cannon, F. Bayham and D. Byers 2011 Prey body size and ranking in zooarchaeology: Theory, empirical evidence, and applications from the northern Great Basin. American Antiquity 76:403-428.

Broughton, J.M. M. Cannon, and E. J. Bartelink 2010 Evolutionary ecology, resource depression, and niche construction theory: Applications to central California hunter-gatherers and Mimbres-Mogollon Agriculturalists. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory17:371-421.

Broughton, J.M. 2010 Prey spatial structure and behavior affect archaeological tests of optimal foraging models: examples from the Emeryville Shellmound vertebrate fauna. Reprinted article IN: Evolutionary Ecology and Archaeology: Applications to Problems in Human Evolution and Prehistory, ed. J. M.

Broughton and M. D. Cannon, pp. 192-207. University of Utah Press Broughton, J.M. and M. D. Cannon (eds.) 2010 Evolutionary ecology and archaeology: Applications to problems in human evolution and prehistory. University of Utah Press: Salt Lake City.

Broughton, J.M., Byers, D., Bryson, R., Eckerle, W., Madsen, D. 2008 Did climatic seasonality control late Quaternary artiodactyls densities in western North America? Quaternary Science Reviews 37:1916-1937.

Broughton, J.M., D. Mullins, and T. Ekker 2007 Avian resource depression or intertaxonomic variation in bone density? A test with San Francisco Bay avifaunas. Journal of Archaeological Science34: 374-391.

Broughton, J.M., Cannon, V. I., Bogiatto, R.J., Arnold, S. and Dalton, K. 2006The taphonomy of owl-deposited fish remains and the origin of the Homestead Cave ichthyofauna. Journal of Taphonomy 4:69-95.

Broughton, J.M. 2004 Prehistoric human impact on California birds: evidence from the Emeryville Shellmound avifauna. Ornithological Monographs 56.

Broughton, J.M. 2004 Declines in mammalian foraging efficiency during the late Holocene, San Francisco Bay. IN: Prehistoric California: Archaeology and the Myth ofParadise, ed. by L. M. Raab and T. Jones, pp. 34-52. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

Broughton, J.M. 2004 A late Pleistocene record of Humboldt cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki subsp.) from Mineral Hill Cave, Northeastern Nevada. IN: Paleontlogical Investigations at Mineral Hill Cave, ed. B. Hockett and E. Dillingham. Contribution to the Study of Cultural Resources Technical Report No. 18. (BLM Nevada).

Broughton, J.M. 2004 Prestine benchmarks and indigenous conservation? Implications from California zooarchaeology. IN: The Future from the Past: Archaeozoologyin Wildlife Conservation and Heritage Management, pp. 6-18. ed. R. Lauwerrier and I. Plug, Oxbow Books, Oxford.

Broughton, J.M. and Bayham, F.E. 2003Showing off, foraging models, and the ascendance of hunting in the California Middle Archaic. American Antiquity 68:783-789.

Broughton, J.M. 2002 Prey spatial structure and behavior affect archaeological tests of optimal foraging models: examples from the Emeryville Shellmound vertebrate fauna. World Archaeology 34: 60-83.

Broughton, J.M., Rampton, D., and Holanda, K. 2002 A test of an osteologically-based age determination method in the Double- crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus). Ibis: The International Journal of Avian Science 144: 143-146.

Broughton, J.M. 2002 Human optimal foraging strategies: An overview. Invited entry for Encyclopedia of Evolution, ed. M. Pagel, Oxford Univ. Press.

Broughton, J. M. 2002 Pre-Columbian human impact on California vertebrates: evidence from old bones and implications for wilderness policy. IN: Wilderness and Political Ecology: Aboriginal Influences and the Original State of Nature, edited by C.E. Kay, and R. T. Simmons. University of Utah Press.

Broughton, J. M. 2001 Resource Intensification and Late Holocene Human Impacts on Pacific Coast Bird Populations: Evidence from the Emeryville Shellmound Avifauna IN: Posing Questions for a Scientific Archaeology, edited by T. Hunt, C. Lipo, and S. Sterling. Greenwood Publishing Group, Series: Scientific Archaeology for the Third Millennium.

Broughton, J.M.2000 Terminal Pleistocene fish remains from Homestead Cave, Utah, and implications for fish biogeography in the Bonneville basin. Copeia2000:645-656.

Broughton, J.M., Madsen, D.B., and Quade, J. 2000 Fish remains from Homestead Cave and lake levels of the past 13,000 years in the Bonneville Basin. Quaternary Research 53: 392-401.

Broughton, J.M. 2000 The Homestead Cave Ichthyofauna, pp. 103-121. IN: Late Quaternary Paleoecology in the Bonneville Basin, ed. D. Madsen. Utah Geological Survey Bulletin 130.

Broughton, J.M. 2000 Cathedral Cave Fishes, pp. 134-135. IN: Late Quaternary Paleoecology in the Bonneville Basin, ed. D. Madsen. Utah Geological Survey Bulletin130.

Broughton, J.M., and O’Connell, J.F. 1999 On evolutionary ecology, selectionist archaeology, and behavioral archaeology. American Antiquity 62:153-165.

Broughton, J.M. 1999 Resource depression and intensification during the late Holocene, San Francisco Bay: Evidence from the Emeryville Shellmound vertebrate fauna. University of California Anthropological Records 32. Broughton, J.M. 1997 Widening diet breadth, declining foraging efficiency, and prehistoric harvest pressure: Ichthyofaunal evidence from the Emeryville Shellmound. Antiquity71: 845-862.

Broughton, J.M. (ed.) 1996 Excavation of the Emeryville Shellmound, 1906: Nels c. Nelson’s final report. Contributions of the University of California Archaeological Research Facility 54.

Byers, D.A., Yesner, D.R., Broughton, J. M., and Coltrain. J.B. 2011 Stable isotope chemistry, population histories and Late Prehistoric subsistence change in the Aleutian Islands. Journal of Archaeological Science 38:183-196.

Byers, D. A. and A. Ugan. 2010 Should we expect large game specialization in the late Pleistocene? An optimal foraging perspective on Eearly Paleoindian prey choice. Reprinted in Evolutionary Ecology and Archaeology: Applications and Problems in Human Evolution and Prehistory, edited by J. Broughton and M. Cannon. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, pp. 133-150.

Byers, D. A. and B. Hill. 2009 Pronghorn dental age profiles and H olocene hunting strategies at Hogup Cave,Utah. American Antiquity, 74:299-322.Byers, D. A. 2009 The Hell Gap Site Locality II: History of excavations and bone modifications to the Agate Basin Component faunal remains. In TheHell Gap Site: A Stratified Paleoindian Campsite on the Edge of the Rockies, edited by M. L. Larson, M. Kornfeld and G. C. Frison. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, pp. 135-156.

Byers, D. A. and C. Smith. 2007Ecosystem controls and the archaeofaunal record: An example from the Wyoming Basin, USA. The Holocene, 17:1171-1183.

Byers, D. A., C. Smith and J. M. Broughton 2005 Holocene artiodactyl population histories and large game hunting in the Wyoming Basin, USA. Journal of Archaeological Science, 32:125- 142.

Byers, D. A. and A. Ugan. 2005 Should we expect large game specialization in the late Pleistocene? An optimal foraging perspective on early Paleoindian prey choice. Journal of Archaeological Science, 32:1624-1640.

Byers, D.A. and J.M. Broughton 2004Holocene environmental change, artiodactyl abundances, and human hunting strategies in the Great Basin. American Antiquity 69:235-256.

Cannon, M.D. and J. M. Broughton 2010 Evolutionary ecology and archaeology: an introduction. IN: Evolutionary Ecology and Archaeology: Applications to Problems in Human Evolution and Prehistory, ed. J. M. Broughton and M. D. Cannon, pp. 1-12.University of Utah Press.

Cannon, M. D., S. D. Livingston, and J. M. Broughton 2009 Faunal remains from the Sunshine Locality. In, The Archaeology of the Eastern Nevada Paleoarchaic, Part 1: The Sunshine Locality, University of Utah Anthropological Papers 126, pp. 218-228, ed. by C. Beck and G. T. Jones. University of Utah Press.

Lorenzen, E. D., D. Nogue ́s-Bravo, L. Orlando, J. Weinstock, J. Binladen, K. A. Marske, A. Ugan, M. K. Borregaard, M. T. P. Gilbert, R. Nielsen, S. Y. W. Ho, T. Goebel, K. E. Graf, D. A. Byers, and 40 others 2011 Species-specific responses of Late Quaternary megafauna to climate and humans. Nature 479:359-364.

Huckleberry, G., Beck, C., Jones, G., Holmes, A., Cannon, M., Livingston, S., and Broughton, J.M. 2001 Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene environmental change at the Sunshine Locality, north-central Nevada, U.S.A. Quaternary Research55:303-312.

Madsen, D. B., Rhode, D., Grayson, D.K., Broughton, J. M., Livingston, S. D., Hunt, J., Quade, J., Schmitt, D. N., and Shaver, M.W. 2001 Late Quaternary environmental change in the Bonneville Basin, Western USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology,Palaeoecology 167: 243- 271.

Rogers, A.R. and Broughton, J.M. 2001 Selective transport of animal parts by ancient hunters: a new statistical method and an application to the Emeryville Shellmound fauna. Journal of Archaeological Science 28:763-773.

Smith, C., D. A. Byers and C. Craven. 2008Holocene bison procurement and processing in the Wyoming Basin: The view from the Graham Ranch Site. Plains Anthropologist, 53: 313-322.

Ugan, A. & J. Bright 2001 Measuring foraging efficiency with archaeological faunas: the relationship between relative abundance indices and foraging returns. Journal of Archaeological Science, 28 (12): 1309-1321.

Ugan, A., J. Bright, & A. Rogers 2003 When is technology worth the trouble? Journal of Archaeological Science 30 (10): 1315-1329.

Ugan, A. 2005 Climate, bone density, and resource depression: what is driving variation in large and small game in Fremont archaeofaunas. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 24: 227-251.

Ugan, A. 2005 Does size matter? Body size, mass collecting, and their implications for understanding prehistoric foraging behavior. American Antiquity 70(1): 75-90.

Ugan, A. and D. A. Byers. 2007 Geotemporal trends in proboscidean and human population histories during the late Pleistocene. Quaternary Science Reviews,26:3058-3080.

Ugan, A. and D. A. Byers. 2008 A global perspective on the spatiotemporal pattern of the late Pleistocene human and woolly mammoth radiocarbon record. Quaternary International, 191:69-81.

Ugan, A. 2010 The effect of cooking on the survivorship of jackrabbit skeletons (Lepus californicus) presented to desert scavengers of the eastern Great Basin, North America. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 20 (2): 214-226.

Ugan, A. & J. Coltrain 2012 Stable isotopes, diet, and taphonomy: using isotope-based dietary reconstructions to infer differential survivorship in zooarchaeological assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science, 39: 1401-1411.

Ugan, A. and D. A. Byers. 2008 A global perspective on the spatiotemporal pattern of the late Pleistocene human and woolly mammoth radiocarbon record. Quaternary International, 191:69-81.

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