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3D GIS archaeology in South Africa

Fisher, E., Pyne, L. & Marean, C., May 2005, In : GEO: connexion. 4, 5, p. 40-41 2 p.

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Adults only? A reconsideration of Middle Paleolithic 'prime-dominated' reindeer hunting at Salzgitter Lebenstedt

Munson, P. J. & Marean, C., Feb 2003, In : Journal of human evolution. 44, 2, p. 263-273 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

African archeology: Past, present, and future

Marean, C. W., Dec 1 1994, In : Evolutionary anthropology. 3, 5, p. 155-158 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

A high resolution and continuous isotopic speleothem record of paleoclimate and paleoenvironment from 90 to 53 ka from Pinnacle Point on the south coast of South Africa

Bar-Matthews, M., Marean, C., Jacobs, Z., Karkanas, P., Fisher, E. C., Herries, A. I. R., Brown, K., Williams, H. M., Bernatchez, J., Ayalon, A. & Nilssen, P. J., Aug 1 2010, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 29, 17-18, p. 2131-2145 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

126 Scopus citations

A Middle Stone Age occupation site at Porc Epic Cave, Dire Dawa (east-central Ethiopia)

Clark, J. D., Williamson, K. D., Michels, J. W. & Marean, C. A., Dec 1 1984, In : The African Archaeological Review. 2, 1, p. 37-71 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

A Middle Stone Age Paleoscape near the Pinnacle Point caves, Vleesbaai, South Africa

Oestmo, S., Schoville, B. J., Wilkins, J. & Marean, C., Nov 6 2014, In : Quaternary International. 350, p. 147-168 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

An early and enduring advanced technology originating 71,000 years ago in South Africa

Brown, K. S., Marean, C., Jacobs, Z., Schoville, B. J., Oestmo, S., Fisher, E. C., Bernatchez, J., Karkanas, P. & Matthews, T., Nov 22 2012, In : Nature. 491, 7425, p. 590-593 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

169 Scopus citations

An early bone tool industry from the Middle Stone Age at Blombos Cave, South Africa: Implications for the origins of modern human behaviour, symbolism and language

Henshilwood, C. S., D'errico, F., Marean, C., Milo, R. G. & Yates, R., Jan 1 2001, In : Journal of human evolution. 41, 6, p. 631-678 48 p.

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251 Scopus citations

An Evolutionary Anthropological Perspective on Modern Human Origins

Marean, C., Oct 21 2015, In : Annual Review of Anthropology. 44, 1, p. 533-556 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

A New Pleistocene Hominin Tracksite from the Cape South Coast, South Africa

Helm, C. W., McCrea, R. T., Cawthra, H. C., Lockley, M. G., Cowling, R. M., Marean, C., Thesen, G. H. H., Pigeon, T. S. & Hattingh, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 3772.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

A new research strategy for integrating studies of paleoclimate, paleoenvironment, and paleoanthropology

Marean, C., Anderson, R. J., Bar-Matthews, M., Braun, K., Cawthra, H. C., Cowling, R. M., Engelbrecht, F., Esler, K. J., Fisher, E., Franklin, J., Hill, K., Janssen, M., Potts, A. J. & Zahn, R., Mar 1 2015, In : Evolutionary anthropology. 24, 2, p. 62-72 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Animal bones from caves to cities: Reverse utility curves AS methodological artifacts

Marean, C. W. & Frey, C. J., Oct 1997, In : American Antiquity. 62, 4, p. 698-711 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

114 Scopus citations

An isotopic test of the seasonal migration hypothesis for large grazing ungulates inhabiting the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain

Hodgkins, J., Marean, C. W., Venter, J. A., Richardson, L., Roberts, P., Zech, J., Difford, M., Copeland, S. R., Orr, C. M., Keller, H. M., Fahey, B. P. & Lee-Thorp, J. A., May 1 2020, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 235, 106221.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Archaeology: Early signs of human presence in Australia

Marean, C., Jul 19 2017, In : Nature. 547, 7663, p. 285-287 3 p.

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2 Scopus citations
332 Scopus citations

Bone density and long bone representation in archaeological faunas: comparing results from CT and photon densitometry

Lam, Y. M., Chen, X., Marean, C. W. & Frey, C. J., Jun 1998, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 25, 6, p. 559-570 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

100 Scopus citations

Captive hyaena bone choice and destruction, the Schlepp effect and olduvai archaeofaunas

Marean, C. W., Spencer, L. M., Blumenschine, R. J. & Capaldo, S. D., Jan 1992, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 19, 1, p. 101-121 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

217 Scopus citations

Carnivore competition, bone destruction, and bone density

Faith, J. T., Marean, C. & Behrensmeyer, A. K., Dec 2007, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 34, 12, p. 2025-2034 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Cetopirus complanatus (Cirripedia: Coronulidae) from the late Middle Pleistocene human settlement of Pinnacle Point 13B (Mossel Bay, South Africa)

Collareta, A., Marean, C., Jerardino, A. & Bosselaers, M., Feb 28 2017, In : Zootaxa. 4237, 2, p. 393-400 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Chronometric investigations of the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition in the Zagros Mountains using AMS radiocarbon dating and Bayesian age modelling

Becerra-Valdivia, L., Douka, K., Comeskey, D., Bazgir, B., Conard, N. J., Marean, C., Ollé, A., Otte, M., Tumung, L., Zeidi, M. & Higham, T. F. G., Aug 2017, In : Journal of human evolution. 109, p. 57-69 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Climate-mediated shifts in Neandertal subsistence behaviors at Pech de l'Azé IV and Roc de Marsal (Dordogne Valley, France)

Hodgkins, J., Marean, C., Turq, A., Sandgathe, D., McPherron, S. J. P. & Dibble, H., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 96, p. 1-18 18 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Comparison of climate and environment on the edge of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain to the Little Karoo (South Africa) in Marine Isotope Stages 5–3 as indicated by speleothems

Braun, K., Bar-Matthews, M., Matthews, A., Ayalon, A., Zilberman, T., Cowling, R. M., Fisher, E. C., Herries, A. I. R., Brink, J. S. & Marean, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Quaternary Science Reviews.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Data visualization

Fisher, E. C. & Marean, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series. p. 173-180 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depositional and sea-level history from MIS 6 (Termination II) to MIS 3 on the southern continental shelf of South Africa

Cawthra, H. C., Jacobs, Z., Compton, J. S., Fisher, E. C., Karkanas, P. & Marean, C., Feb 1 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 181, p. 156-172 17 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Describing a drowned Pleistocene ecosystem: Last Glacial Maximum vegetation reconstruction of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain

Cowling, R. M., Potts, A. J., Franklin, J., Midgley, G. F., Engelbrecht, F. & Marean, C. W., May 1 2020, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 235, 105866.

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10 Scopus citations

Development of the SAR TT-OSL procedure for dating Middle Pleistocene dune and shallow marine deposits along the southern Cape coast of South Africa

Jacobs, Z., Roberts, R. G., Lachlan, T. J., Karkanas, P., Marean, C. & Roberts, D. L., Oct 1 2011, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 6, 5, p. 491-513 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Differentiating between cutting actions on bone using 3D geometric morphometrics and Bayesian analyses with implications to human evolution

Otárola-Castillo, E., Torquato, M. G., Hawkins, H. C., James, E., Harris, J. A., Marean, C., McPherron, S. P. & Thompson, J. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 89, p. 56-67 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Discovery of cryptotephra at Middle–Upper Paleolithic sites Arma Veirana and Riparo Bombrini, Italy: a new link for broader geographic correlations

Hirniak, J. N., Smith, E. I., Johnsen, R., Ren, M., Hodgkins, J., Orr, C., Negrino, F., Riel-Salvatore, J., Fitch, S., Miller, C. E., Zerboni, A., Mariani, G. S., Harris, J. A., Gravel-Miguel, C., Strait, D., Peresani, M., Benazzi, S. & Marean, C. W., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 35, 1-2, p. 199-212 14 p.

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Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Downscaling Last Glacial Maximum climate over southern Africa

Engelbrecht, F. A., Marean, C. W., Cowling, R. M., Engelbrecht, C. J., Neumann, F. H., Scott, L., Nkoana, R., O'Neal, D., Fisher, E., Shook, E., Franklin, J., Thatcher, M., McGregor, J. L., Van der Merwe, J., Dedekind, Z. & Difford, M., Dec 15 2019, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 226, 105879.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Early human use of marine resources and pigment in South Africa during the Middle Pleistocene

Marean, C., Bar-Matthews, M., Bernatchez, J., Fisher, E., Goldberg, P., Herries, A. I. R., Jacobs, Z., Jerardino, A., Karkanas, P., Minichillo, T., Nilssen, P. J., Thompson, E., Watts, I. & Williams, H. M., Oct 18 2007, In : Nature. 449, 7164, p. 905-908 4 p.

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537 Scopus citations

Edge damage distribution at the assemblage level on Middle Stone Age lithics: an image-based GIS approach

Bird, C., Minichillo, T. & Marean, C., May 2007, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 34, 5, p. 771-780 10 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Environmental implications of micromammals accumulated close to the MIS 6 to MIS 5 transition at Pinnacle Point Cave 9 (Mossel Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa)

Matthews, T., Rector, A., Jacobs, Z., Herries, A. I. R. & Marean, C., Mar 1 2011, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 302, 3-4, p. 213-229 17 p.

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25 Scopus citations

Evidence for stone-tool-assisted consumption of animal tissues before 3.39 million years ago at Dikika, Ethiopia

McPherron, S. P., Alemseged, Z., Marean, C., Wynn, J. G., Reed, D., Geraads, D., Bobe, R. & Béarat, H. A., Aug 12 2010, In : Nature. 466, 7308, p. 857-860 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

333 Scopus citations
119 Scopus citations

Fire as an engineering tool of early modern humans

Brown, K. S., Marean, C., Herries, A. I. R., Jacobs, Z., Tribolo, C., Braun, D., Roberts, D. L., Meyer, M. C. & Bernatchez, J., Aug 26 2009, In : Science. 325, 5942, p. 859-862 4 p.

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329 Scopus citations

Foraging potential of underground storage organ plants in the southern Cape, South Africa

Singels, E., Potts, A. J., Cowling, R. M., Marean, C., De Vynck, J. & Esler, K. J., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 101, p. 79-89 11 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Further human fossils from the Middle Stone Age deposits of Die Kelders Cave 1, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Grine, F. E., Marean, C., Faith, J. T., Black, W., Mongle, C. S., Trinkaus, E., le Roux, S. G. & du Plessis, A., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 109, p. 70-78 9 p.

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2 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba eruption about 74,000 years ago

Smith, E. I., Jacobs, Z., Johnsen, R., Ren, M., Fisher, E. C., Oestmo, S., Wilkins, J., Harris, J. A., Karkanas, P., Fitch, S., Ciravolo, A., Keenan, D., Cleghorn, N., Lane, C. S., Matthews, T. & Marean, C., Mar 22 2018, In : Nature. 555, 7697, p. 511-515 5 p.

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21 Scopus citations
53 Scopus citations
59 Scopus citations

Impact of carnivore ravaging on zooarchaeological measures of element abundance

Marean, C. W. & Spencer, L. M., Oct 1 1991, In : American Antiquity. 56, 4, p. 645-658 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

202 Scopus citations
61 Scopus citations

Importance of limb bone shaft fragments in zooarchaeology: A response to "On in situ attrition and vertebrate body part profiles" (2002 , by M.C. Stiner

Pickering, T. R., Marean, C. & Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Nov 2003, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 30, 11, p. 1469-1482 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations

Interpreting human behavior from depositional rates and combustion features through the study of sedimentary microfacies at site Pinnacle Point 5-6, South Africa

Karkanas, P., Brown, K. S., Fisher, E. C., Jacobs, Z. & Marean, C., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 85, p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Intrasite Spatial Analysis of Bone: Subtracting the Effect of Secondary Carnivore Consumers

Marean, C. W. & Bertino, L., Oct 1 1994, In : American Antiquity. 59, 4, p. 748-768 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Large mammals of the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain showed resilience to extreme climate change but vulnerability to modern human impacts

Venter, J. A., Brooke, C. F., Marean, C. W., Fritz, H. & Helm, C. W., May 1 2020, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 235, 106050.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Late Pleistocene records of speleothem stable isotopic compositions from Pinnacle Point on the South African south coast

Braun, K., Bar-Matthews, M., Matthews, A., Ayalon, A., Cowling, R. M., Karkanas, P., Fisher, E. C., Dyez, K., Zilberman, T. & Marean, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Quaternary Research (United States). 91, 1, p. 265-288 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Late pliocene Homo and Oldowan tools from the Hadar Formation (Kada Hadar member), Ethiopia

Kimbel, W., Walter, R. C., Johanson, D., Reed, K., Aronson, J. L., Assefa, Z., Marean, C., Eck, G. G., Bobe, R., Hovers, E., Rak, Y., Vondra, C., Yemane, T., York, D., Chen, Y., Evensen, N. M. & Smith, P. E., Dec 1996, In : Journal of human evolution. 31, 6, p. 549-561 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

222 Scopus citations