The 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (2020)


Session 65. Paleoanthropology: Environment, Diet, and Context. Contributed Podium Presentations. Chair: Tanya Smith

April 18, 2020 2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Diamond 5 Add to calendar
2:00PM Add to calendar Rediscovery of original site A bipedal footprints at Laetoli, Tanzania. Jeremy M. DeSilva, Catherine Miller, Andrew S. Deane, Kallisti Fabian, Luke Fannin, Josephat Gurtu, Ellie Gustafson, Kevin G. Hatala, Austin C. Hill, Said Kallindo, Blaine Maley, Ellison J. McNutt, Anjali Prabhat, Shirley Rubin, Rebeca Thornburg, Charles Musiba.
2:15PM Add to calendar Balancing Research, Education, Conservation and Sustainable Use of the 3.6 Million Years Old Hominin Footprint Site G and S at Laetoli in northern Tanzania. Charles M. Musiba, Mecksadeck M. Mwambungu, Joshua Mwankunda, Anatoly N. Zaitsev, Anton I. Savchenok, Audax Z. Mabulla, Cassian C. Magori, Kersten Bergstrom, Alex Pelissero, Sewasew Assefa.
2:30PM Add to calendar The efficacy of human evolution education in South Africa. Kerryn A. Warren, Robyn A. Humphreys, Rebecca R. Ackermann.
2:45PM Add to calendar Body mass estimation from footprint size in early hominins. Christopher B. Ruff, Roshna E. Wunderlich, Kevin G. Hatala, Russell H. Tuttle, Charles E. Hilton, David M. Webb, Benedikt Hallgrimsson, Charles Musiba, Michael G. Baksh.
3:00PM Add to calendar Adaptation, evolutionary factorsm and the “obstetrical dilemma”. Anna G. Warrener.
3:15PM Add to calendar Seasonal-scale variability in diets of hominins from Turkana, Kenya. Scott A. Blumenthal, Thure E. Cerling, Kendra L. Chritz, Julia A. Lee-Thorp, Fredrick Manthi, Shirley Strum.
3:30PM Add to calendar Measuring nitrogen isotopes in tooth enamel: A novel method for characterizing trophic position in fossil ecosystems. Jennifer N. Leichliter, Tina Lüdecke, Nicolas Duprey, Daniela Winkler, Thomas Tütken, Marcus Clauss, Alfredo Martínez-García.
3:45PM Add to calendar Experimental Approaches to Paleodiet – Investigating Effects of Wood Smoking on δ15N. Kimberly K. Foecke, Alison S. Brooks, Christine A M. France.
4:00PM Add to calendar Faunal turnover at Mille-Logya (Plio-Pleistocene, Ethiopia) reflects in situ environmental change: implications for the origins of Homo. W. Andrew Barr, Denis Geraads, Denné Reed, René Bobe, Jonathan Wynn, Zeresenay Alemseged.
4:15PM Add to calendar New Pliocene hominin specimens from East Turkana are associated with extensive C4 resources. Amelia Villaseñor, David R. Braun, Kevin Uno, Eldert Advokaat, Marion Bamford, Anna K. Behrensmeyer, Bobe René, Carvalho Susana, Hammond S. Ashley, Kinyanjui Rahab, Dan V. Palcu, Mark Sier, Carol V. Ward.
4:30PM Add to calendar Seasonal Isotope Ecology in the East African Miocene Ape Afropithecus. Daniel R. Green, Susanne Cote, Wendy Dirks, Donald J. Reid, Ian S. Williams, Tanya M. Smith.
4:45PM Add to calendar Intra-tooth δ18O range of fossil suids indicate an increase in rainfall seasonality/aridity in the Koobi Fora Formation, early Pleistocene. Deming Yang, Kevin T. Uno.