The 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2018)

Session 34. Hominin Environments. Contributed Posters. Chair: Hailay G. Reda

April 13, 2018 , Zilker 1/2/3 Add to calendar

Authors present 7:00-8:00am and noon-1:00 pm

1 Add to calendar Using ecomorphology of modern cercopithecoids for retrodiction of locomotor behavior of the fossil primate community of the Hadar and Ledi-Geraru sites, Afar Region, Ethiopia. Marie Vergamini, Irene E. Smail, Kristi L. Lewton, Kaye E. Reed, Amy L. Rector.
2 Add to calendar Mechanical Properties Predict Nutritional Quality in Kenyan Savannah Plants. Abigale Koppa, Oliver C.C. Paine, Jennifer N. Leichliter, Matt Sponheimer.
3 Add to calendar Dietary estimation of the Cercopithecid taxa from the Woranso-Mille (3.2-3.5 Ma) locality, Ethiopia. Hailay G. Reda, Stephen R. Frost, Evan Simons, Yohannes Haile-selassie.
4 Add to calendar Paleoenvironment of the Lower Laetolil Beds (3.85 Ma to >4.36 Ma) at Laetoli, Tanzania. Denise F. Su, Terry Harrison, Amandus Kwekason.
5 Add to calendar Early Pleistocene ecosystem evolution and heterogeneity at East Turkana, northern Kenya as indicated by stable carbon and oxygen isotope data from mammalian enamel. Kayla B. Allen, Lauren Anderson, Maryse Biernat, Amanda Guerrero, Amanda McGrosky, Kaedan O'Brien, Jeffrey Sekinger, Brenden Zeller, Degsew Zerihun, David R. Braun, David B. Patterson.
6 Add to calendar A preliminary reconstruction of the paleocological context of Galili, Ethiopia using bovid dental metrics. Amanda Slotter, Scott W. Simpson.
7 Add to calendar Isotopic analyses of fossil hippopotamid enamel as a proxy for aquatic-terrestrial interface environments in the Pliocene Rift Valley, Baringo Basin, Kenya. Stephanie S. Lapeyre-Montrose, John D. Kingston.
8 Add to calendar Large mammal community structure and habitat variability in eastern and southern African Paranthropus and Australopithecus . Kelsey D. O'Neill, Amy L. Rector.
9 Add to calendar Proxies of ungulate diet reconstruct the paleoenvironment of Australopithecus afarensis at Laetoli, Tanzania. Elizabeth N. Fillion, Denise F. Su, Amandus Kwekason, Terry Harrison.
10 Add to calendar Environmental Reconstruction at Geelwal Karoo. Alexandra L. Norwood, Kaye Reed.
11 Add to calendar The micromorpholgy and U-series dating of calcretes: A new chronometer for open air hominin and archaeological sites. Jessica von der Meden, Robyn Pickering.
12 Add to calendar Ecological niche models of human land use in Pleistocene Southeast Asia must account for both overall climate and environmentally specific variables. Alexandra J. Zachwieja, Laura L. Shackelford.
13 Add to calendar Environmental comparisons of the Omo-Turkana Basin and Awash Valley in the Plio-Pleistocene as assessed from enamel stable carbon isotopes. Jesseca Paquette, Michelle S.M. Drapeau.
14 Add to calendar Quantifying African habitat heterogeneity and mammalian functional diversity with implications for understanding hominin habitats. W. Andrew Barr, Maryse Biernat.
15 Add to calendar Hippopotamid ecology in the Turkana Basin: isotopic variation across the Pleistocene. Maryse D. Biernat, David R. Braun, David B. Patterson.
16 Add to calendar Monitoring diagenesis of enamel in East African fossil fauna and implications for inferring trophic level from trace element analysis. Christina M. Ryder, Rhonda L. Quinn, Jason Lewis.
17 Add to calendar Simulating species representation in the South African fossil record: A critique of the Turnover-Pulse Hypothesis. Daniel C. Peart, Jeffrey McKee.
18 Add to calendar Quantitative methods for identification of bone surface modifications. Caroline E. Rowe.