Publications of CAIS Staff



Bollwerk, E.A., N.C. Little and R.J. Speakman (in press).  Made to move? A consideration of pipe circulation among native groups in the Middle Atlantic (A.D. 1000-1600). In D.L. Peterson and J.V. Dudgeon, eds., The Archaeology of Circulation, Exchange and Human Migration: Techniques, Cases, Evidence. Equinox Publishing, Ltd., Sheffield.

Iñañez, J.G., J.J. Bellucci, J.G. Martin, R. Ash, W. McDonough and R.J. Speakman (in press). Pb supply in Panamanian colonial majolica: An archaeological puzzle solved by LA-MC-ICP-MS.  In L. Dussubieux, M. Golitko and B. Gratuze, eds., Recent Advances in Laser Ablation. Springer-Verlag.

Culp, R. (in press). Conformation of botanical or bio-based materials by radiocarbon and stable isotope ratio analysis. Chapter 9 in Cat. K20888 - Botanicals: Methods and Techniques for Quality & Authenticity. CRC Press.

Hunt, A.M.W., Editor (in press). The Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Ceramic Analysis. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Hunt, A.M.W. (in press). The social value and semiotic function of Palace Ware in the Neo-Assyrian empire. In Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire, John MacGinnis and Dirk Wicke, eds. The McDonald Institute, Cambridge.

Hunt A.M.W. (in press). Conspicuous consumption: social value and semiotic meaning of Palace Ware across the Neo-Assyrian imperial landscape. Culture and History of the Ancient Near East. E.J. Brill, Leiden.

Hunt, A.M.W. and R.J. Speakman (in press). Portable XRF analysis of archaeological sediments and ceramics. Journal of Archaeological Science.


Pluckhahn, T.J., V.D. Thompson, A. Cherkinsky, 2015.  The temporality of shell-bearing landscapes at Crystal River, Florida. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 37. 19-36. doi:10.1016/j.jaa.2014.10.004


Brook, G.A, A. Cherkinsky, E. Marais and N.Todd, 2014. Rare elephant molar (Loxodonta africana zulu) from the Windhoek Spring Deposit, Namibia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 69:3. 145-150.

Cherkinsky, A., G. Urton, 2014. Radiocarbon chronology of Andean khipus. In R.H. Tykot, ed., Proceedings of the 38th International Symposium on Archaeometry, May 10-14, 2010, Tampa, Florida. Open Journal of Archaeometry 2:5260 32-36.

Cherkinsky, A. and R.F. González Quezada, 2014. Radiocarbon chronology of the Tlatoani site at Tlayacapan, Morelos, Mexico. Radiocarbon 56:2. 501-510.

Cherkinsky, A., T.J. Pluckhahn and V.D. Thompson, 2014. Variation in radiocarbon age determinations from the Crystal River archaeological site, Florida. Radiocarbon 56:2. 801-810.

Culp, R., A. Cherkinsky and G.V.R. Prasad, 2014. Comparison of radiocarbon techniques for the assessment of biobase content in fuels. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 93.106-109.

Dantas, M.A.T., D.B. Santos, A. Liparini, A.N. de Queroz, O.A. de Carvalho, E.S.V. de Castro, and A. Cherkinsky, 2014. Dated evidence of the interaction between humans and megafauna in the late Pleistocene of Sergipe state, Northeastern Brazil. Quaternary International 352. 197-199.

Demjal, M., L. Lisa, M.F. Nyvltova, A. Bajer, L. Petr, P. Kocar, R. Kocarova, L. Nejman, M Rybnicek, Z. Suvova, R. Culp, H. Vavrcik, 2014. Medieval Horse Stable: The results of multi proxy interdisciplinary research. PLOS ONE ( 9:3. e89273. 1-12.

França, L.M, M.A.T. Dantas, A. Bocchiglieri,  A. Cherkinsky, A.S. Ribeiro and H. Bocherens, 2014. Chronology and ancient feeding ecology of two upper Pleistocene megamammals from northeastern Brazil. Quaternary Science Reviews 99. 78-83.

França, L.M., D.C.Fortier, A. Bocchiglieri, M.A.T.Dantas, A.Liparini, A.Cherkinsky and A.S. Ribeiro, 2014. Radiocarbon dating and stable isotopes analyses of Caiman latirostris (Daudin, 1801) (Crocodylia, Alligatoridae) from the late Pleistocene of Northeastern Brazil, with comments on spatial distribution of the species. Quaternary International 352, 159-163.

France, C.A.M., P.R. Sheppard, N.J. Cano, N.C. Little and R.J. Speakman, 2014. Stable isotopic and chemical indicators of volcanic eruptions in tree rings from Parícutin, Mexico. Open Journal of Archaeometry 2:1. 37-42.

Heginbotham, A, J. Bassett, D. Bourgarit, C. Eveleigh, J. Frantz, L. Glinsman, D. Hook, D. Smith, R.J. Speakman, A. Shugar  and R. Van Langh, 2014. The copper CHARM set: A new set of certified reference materials for the standardization of quantitative x-ray fluorescence analysis of heritage copper alloys. Archaeometry. doi: 10.1111./arcm.12117

Hunt, A.M.W., 2014. Assyrian palace ware definition and Chaîne Opératoire: Preliminary results from Nineveh,Nimrud,and Aššur. In M. Martinón-Torres, ed. Craft and Science: International Perspectives on Archaeological Ceramics. Doha, Qatar: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation. doi:10.5339/uclq.2014.cas.ch15

Hunt, A.M.W., D.K. Dvoracek, M. Glascock and R.J. Speakman, 2014. Major, minor and trace element mass fractions determined using ED-XRF, WD-XRF and INAA for three synthetic mullite certified reference materials (NCS HC 14807; NCS HC 14808; and NCS HC 14809) and five stream sediment reference materials (GBW 07302; GBW 07310; GBW 07311; GBW 07312; and GBW 07405). Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. doi: 10.1007/s10967-014-3387-4

Hunt, A.M.W., D.K. Dvoracek, M. Glascock and R.J. Speakman, 2014. Major, minor and trace element mass fractions determined using ED-XRF, WD-XRF and INAA for three fireclay reference materials: č.137; č.138; and č.139. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. doi:10.1007/s10967-014-3365-x

Hunt, A.M.W., D.K. Dvoracek, M. Glascock and R.J. Speakman, 2014. Major, minor and trace element mass fractions determined using ED-XRF, WD-XRF and INAA for five certified clay reference materials: NCS DC 60602–60105; NCS DC 61101 (GBW 03101A, 03102A, 03103, and 03115). Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. doi:10.1007/s10967-014-3266-z

Little, N.C., V. Florey, I. Molina, D.W. Owlsley and R.J. Speakman 2014. Measuring heavy metal content in bone using portable XRF. Open Journal of Archaeometry 2. 19-21.

Loftis, K.M. and C. Meile, 2014. Isotopes and elemental ratios in multi-parameter mixing models. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 12. 694-702.

Moini, M., A. O’Halloran, A.M. Peters, C.A.M. France, E.P. Vicenzi, T.G. DeWitt, E. Langan, T. Walsh and R.J. Speakman, 2014.  Understanding irregular shell formation of Nautilus in aquaria: Chemical composition and structural analysis. Zoo Biology 33: 285-294.

Osterkamp, W.R., T. Green, K. Reid and A. Cherkinsky, 2014. Estimation of the radiocarbon reservoir effect, Snake River Basin, northwestern North America. American Antiquity 79:3. 549–560.

Pan, H., R.A. Culp, J.E. Noakes and M.-Y. Sun, 2014. Effects of growth stages, respiration, and microbial degradation of phytoplankton on cellular lipids and associated compound-specific stable carbon isotopic compositions. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 461. 7-19.

Stanford, D., D. Lowery, M. Jodry, B.A. Bradley, M. Kay, T.W. Stafford and R.J. Speakman, 2014. New evidence for Paleolithic occupation of the eastern North American outer continental shelf at the last glacial maximum. In A. Evans, J. Flatman and N. Flemming, eds., Prehistoric Archeology on the Continental Shelf. Springer, New York. 73-94.

Wolff, C., W. Fitzhugh and R.J. Speakman, 2014.  The utility of pXRF in the assessment of slate procurement and exchange by the Maritime Archaic of Newfoundland and Labrador. Open Journal of Archaeometry 2, 114-117.


Brook, G.A., A. Cherkinsky,  L.B. Railsback , E. Marais and M.H.T. Hipondokae, 2013. 14C dating of organic residue and carbonate from stromatolites in Etosha Pan, Namibia: 14C reservoir effect, correction of published ages, and evidence of >8m deep lake during the Late Pleistocene. Radiocarbon 55:2-3. 1156-1163.

Cathalot, C., C. Rabouille, N. Tisnérat-Laborde, F. Toussaint, P. Kerhervé, R. Buscail, K. Loftis, M.-Y.  Sun, J. Tronczynski, S. Azoury, B. Lansard, C. Treignier, L. Pastor and T. Tesi, 2013. The fate of river organic carbon in coastal areas: A study in the Rhone River delta using multiple isotopic and organic tracers. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 118. 33-55.

Cherkinsky, A. and S. di Lernia, 2013. Bayesian approach to 14C dates for estimation of long-term archaeological sequences in arid environments: The Holocene site of Takarkori Rockshelter, Southwest Libya. Radiocarbon 55:2-3. 771-782.

Cherkinsky, A., M.A.T. Dantas and M.A.Cozzuol, 2013. Bioapatite 14C age of giant mammals from Brazil. Radiocarbon 55:2-3. 464-471.

Cherkinsky A., D. Dvoracek and G.V.Ravi Prasad, 2013. AMS measurement of samples smaller than 300 μg at Center for Applied Isotope Studies, University of Georgia. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physical Research B 294. 87-90.

Culp, R.A., J.E. Noakes, A. Cherkinsky, G.V. Ravi Prasad and D.K. Dvoracek, 2013.  A decade of AMS at the University of Georgia. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 294. 46-49.

Culp, R.A., 2013. Compound specific radiocarbon content of lignin oxidation products from the Altamaha River and coastal Georgia. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 294. 257-261.

Culp, R.A. and G.V. Ravi Prasad, 2013. Present-day radiocarbon content of select flavoring compounds reveals vanillin production pathway. Radiocarbon 55:2-3. 1819-1826.

Dantas, M.A.T.,  R.P. Dutra, A. Cherkinsky, D.C. Fortier, L.H.Y. Kamino, M.A. Cozzuol, A.S.  Ribeiro and F.S. Vieira,  2013. Paleoecology and radiocarbon dating of the Pleistocene megafauna of the Brazilian Intertropical Region. Quaternary Research 79:1. 61-65.

Das, S.S., J.K. Rai, V. Akaram, D. Vermal, A.C. Pandey, K. Dutta and G.V. Ravi Prasad, 2013. Paleoenvironmental significance of clay mineral assemblages in the southeastern Arabian Sea during the last 30 kyr. Journal of Earth System Science 122:1. 173-185.

Dyrdahl, E. and R.J. Speakman, 2013. Investigating obsidian procurement at integration period (ca. AD 700-1500) Tola sites in highland northern Ecuador via portable x-ray fluorescence (pXRF). In Archeological Chemistry VIII, R.A. Armitage and J.H. Burton, eds. ACS Publication Series 1147, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 211-232.

Goebel, T., H.L. Smith, L. DiPietro, M.R. Waters, B. Hockett, K.E. Graf, R. Gal, S.B. Slobodin, R.J. Speakman, S.G. Driese and D. Rhode, 2013.  Serpentine Hot Springs, Alaska: Results of excavations and implications for the age and significance of northern fluted points. Journal of Archaeological Science 40: 4222-4233.

Harry, K.G., R.J. Speakman, E. Miksa, S.F. Castro-Reino, C. Descantes, P.R. Fish, S.K. Fish and M. Glascock, 2013. Production and exchange of plain ware ceramics in the Marana community.  In Power and Economy in Early Classic Period Hohokam Society: An Archeological Perspective from the Marana Platform Mound Site, J.Bayman, P.R. Fish and S.K. Fish, eds.  Arizona State Museum Archeological Series 207, The University of Arizona, Tucson.

Iñañez, J.G., M.M. Fernandez, J.M. Marimon, R.J. Speakman and T. Pradell, 2013. Potters and pigments: Preliminary technological assessment of pigment recipes of American Majolica by synchrotron radiation micro-X-ray diffraction (SR-µXRD). Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 1408-1413.

Kosakowsky, L., J.C. Lohse, N.C. Little and R.J. Speakman, 2013.  Pots and politics: Classic Maya ceramic production, exchange and political ecology in northwestern Belize.  In Classic Maya Political Ecology: Resource Management, Class Histories and Political Change in Northwestern Belize, J.C. Lohse, ed.  Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, University of California, Los Angeles. 127-148.

Macario, K.D.,  P.R.S. Gomes, R.M. Anjos, C. Carvalho, R. Linares, E.Q. Alves, F.M. Oliveira, M.D. Castro, I.S. Chanca, M.F.M. Silveira, L.C.R. Pessenda, L.M.B. Moraes, T.B. Campos and A. Cherkinsky, 2013. The Brazilian AMS Radiocarbon Laboratory (LAC-UFF) and the comparison of results with CENA and UGAMS. Radiocarbon 55:2-3. 325-330.

Noakes, S.E., N.D. Pyenson and G. McFall, 2013. Late Pleistocene gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) offshore Georgia, USA, and the antiquity of gray whale migration in the North Atlantic Ocean. Palaeogeography,Palaeoclimatology,Palaeoecology 392. 502-509.

Ravi Prasad, G.V., J.E. Noakes, A. Cherkinsky, R.A. Culp and D.K. Dvoracek, 2013. The new 250 kV single stage AMS system at CAIS: Performance comparison with a 500kV compact tandem machine. Radiocarbon 55:2-3. 319-324.

Speakman, R.J. and M.S. Shackley, 2013. Silo science and portable XRF in archaeology: A response to Frahm. Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 1435-1443.


Centeno, S.A., V. Williams, N.C. Little and R.J. Speakman, 2012. Characterization of surface decorations in prehispanic archaeological ceramics by Raman Spectroscopy, FTIR, XRD, and XRF. Vibrational Spectroscopy 58:119–124.

Garrison, E.G., G. McFall, A. Cherkinsky and S.E. Noakes, 2012.  Discovery of Pleistocene mysticete whale, Georgia Bight (USA). Palaeontologia Electronica 15.3.31A,10p.

Goryachkin, S., A.Cherkinsky, N. Mergelov and I. Shorkunov, 2012. Endolithic (bio)weathering and rock varnish in East Antarctica as early Earth analogs of “protosoils”. Mineralogical Magazine 76:6.p. 1777.

Guo, X, W.-J. Cai, W.-J. Huang, Y. Wang, F. Chen, M. C. Murrell, S. Lohrenz, M. Dai, L.-Q. Jiang, M.Dai, J. Hartmann, Q. Lin and R. Culp, 2012. Carbon dynamics and community production in the Mississippi River plume. Limnology and Oceanography 57:1. 1-17.

 Houlette, C., J. Rasic, and R.J. Speakman, 2012.  Prehistoric obsidian procurement and transport in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. Alaska Park Science 10(1): 12-15.

Mergelov, N.S., S.V. Goryachkin, I.G. Shorkunov, E.P Zazovskaya and A.E. Cherkinsky, 2012. Endolitic pedogenesis and rock varnish on massive crystalline rocks in East Antarctica. Eurasian Soil Science 45:10. 901-917.

Mireles, F., J. Ignacio Davila, J.L. Pinedo, E. Reyes, R.J. Speakman and M.D. Glascock, 2012. Assessing urban soil pollution in the cities of Zacatecas and Guadalupe, Mexico by instrumental neutron activation analysis. Microchemical Journal 103. 158–164.

Shelley, D.C., S. Werts, D.K. Dvoracek and W. Armstrong, 2012.  Bluff to bluff: A field guide to floodplain geology and geomorphology of the Lower Congaree River Valley, South Carolina.  In M.C. Eppes and M.J. Bartholomew, eds., From the Blue Ridge to the Coastal Plain: Field Excursions in the Southeastern United States.  Geological Society of America Field Guide 29. 67-92.  doi: 10.1130/2012.0029(02).

Sheppard, P.R. , D.R. Helsel, R.J. Speakman, G. Ridenour and M.L. Witten, 2012.  Additional analysis of dendrochemical data of Fallon. Chemico-Biological Interactions 196:3. 96–101.


Culp, R.A., J.E. Noakes, D.R. Smith, L. Greenway, F.S. Smith and B.K. Markowicz, 2011. Biobased product determination by ASTM method 6866-08 using liquid scintillation counting and benzene synthesis: Progress and performance in an expanding market. In P. Cassette, ed., LSC 2010: Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry, Paris, France, September 6-10, 2010. 23-34.

Farris, D.W., C.  Jaramillo, G. Bayona, S.A. Restrepo, C. Montes, A. Cardona, A. Mora, R.J. Speakman, M.D. Glascock, P. Reiners and V. Valencia, 2011.  Fracturing of the Panamanian isthmus during initial collision with South America, 2011. Geology 39:11. 1007–1010.

Heginbotham, A., A. Bezur, M. Bouchard, J. Davis, K. Eremin, J.H. Frantz, L. Glinsman, L.A. Hayek, D. Hook, V. Kantarelou, A. Karydas, L. Lee, J. Mass, C. Matsen, B. McCarthy, M. McGath, A. Shugar, J. Sirois, D. Smith and R.J. Speakman, 2011. A round-robin study to evaluate the inter-laboratory reproducibility of quantitative x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy on historic copper alloys. In P. Mardikian, C. Chemello, C. Watters and P. Hull, eds., METAL 2010, Proceedings of the Interim Meeting of the ICOM-CC Metal Working Group, Charleston, South Carolina, 11–15 October 2010. Clemson University, South Carolina. 244-255.

Noakes, J.E., A. Cherkinsky and R.A. Culp, 2011. Comparative radiocarbon analysis for artificial mixes of petroleum and biobased products. In P. Cassette, ed., LSC 2010: Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry, Paris, France, September 6-10, 2010. 15-21.

Purdy, B.A., K.S. Jones, J.J. Mecholsky, G. Bourne, R.C. Hulbert, B.J. MacFadden, K.L. Church, M.W. Warren, T.F. Jorstad, D.J. Stanford, M.J. Wachowiak and R.J. Speakman, 2011. Earliest art in the Americas: Incised image of a proboscidean on a mineralized extinct animal bone from Vero Beach, Florida. Journal of Archaeological Science 38. 2908–2913.

Reuther, J.D., N.S. Slobodina, J.T. Rasic, J.P. Cook and R.J. Speakman, 2011. Gaining momentum—The status of obsidian source studies in Alaska: Implications for understanding regional prehistory. In T. Goebel and I. Buvit, eds., From the Yenisei to the Yukon - Interpreting Lithic Assemblage Variability in Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene Beringia. Texas A&M University Press, College Station. 270–286.

Speakman, R.J., N.C. Little, D. Creel, M.R. Miller and J.G. Iñañez, 2011. Sourcing ceramics with portable XRF spectrometers?  A comparison with INAA using Mimbres pottery from the American Southwest.  Journal of Archaeological Science 38:12. 3483–3496.


Arnay-de-la Rosa, M., E. Gonzalez-Reimers, Y. Yanes, C.S. Romanek, J.E. Noakes and L. Galindo-Martin, 2010.  Paleonutritional and paleodietary survey on prehistoric humans from Las Canadas del Teide (Tenerife, Canary Islands) based on chemical and histological analysis of bone. Journal of Archeological Science 38, 884-895.

Arnay-de-la Rosa, M., E. Gonzalez-Reimers, Y. Yanes, J. Velasco-Vazquez, C.S. Romanek, J.E. Noakes, 2010.  Paleodietary analysis of the prehistoric population of the Canary Islands inferred from stable isotopes (carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen) in bone collagen. Journal of Archeological Science 37, 1490-1501.

Babu. C.P., J.N. Pattan, K. Dutta, N. Basavaiah, G.V. Ravi Prasad, D.K. Ray and P. Govil, 2010. Shift in detrital sedimentation in the eastern Bay of Bengal during the late Quaternary. Journal of Earth System Science 119. 285.

Blick, J.P., J. Zardus and D. Dvoracek, 2010. The sea turtle barnacle, Chelonibia testudinaria (Cirripedia: Balanomorpha: Coronuloidea), from Pre-Columbian Deposits on San Salvador, Bahamas. Caribbean Journal of Science 46:2/3.

Cherkinsky, A.E., R.A. Culp, D.K. Dvoracek and J.E. Noakes, 2010. Status of the AMS facility at the Center for Applied Isotope Studies, University of Georgia. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 268. 867-870.

Cherkinsky, A., S.E. Noakes, E.G. Garrison, G.B. McFall, 2010. Radiocarbon age of bone fractions from underwater collected gray whale bones, JY reef, offshore Georgia. Proceedings of the 20th International Radiocarbon Conference. Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, 29 May to 5 June 2009 [online]. Quaternary Australasia 27:1.

Cherkinsky A., S.E. Noakes, E.G. Garrison, G.B. McFall, 2010. Radiocarbon age of bone fractions from underwater collected gray whale bones, JY reef, offshore Georgia. Proceedings of the 20th International Radiocarbon Conference. Kailua-Kona, Big Island, Hawaii, 29 May to 5 June 2009 [online]. Quaternary Australasia 27:1.

Cherkinsky, A. and C. Chataigner, 2010. 14C dating of bone fractions from Armenian prehistoric sites. Radiocarbon 52(2) 569-577.

Craig, N., R.J. Speakman, R. Popelka-Filcoff, M. Aldenderfer, L.F. Blanco, M.B. Vega, M.D. Glascock and C. Stanish, 2010. Macusani obsidian from southern Peru: A characterization of its elemental composition with a demonstration of its ancient use. Journal of Archaeological Science 37:3. 569–576.

Dutta, K., G.V. Ravi Prasad, D.K. Ray and S. Raghav, 2010.  Decadal changes of radiocarbon in the surface Bay of Bengal: Three decades after GEOSECS and one decade after WOCE. Radiocarbon 52. 1191.

Fusco, M. and R.J. Speakman, 2010. The application of x-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry in the characterization of glass degradation in beaded African art.  Bead Forum 52:1–12.

Grissom, C., C. Gervais, N.C. Little, G. Bieniosek and R.J. Speakman, 2010. Red “Staining” on Marble: Chemical or Biological Origin. APT Bulletin: Journal of Preservation Technology 41:2–3.11–20.

Iñañez, J.G., R.J. Speakman, J. Buxeda i Garrigós and M.D. Glascock, 2010. Chemical Characterization of Tin-Lead Glazed Ceramics from Aragon (Spain) by Neutron Activation Analysis. Radiochimica Acta 98:8. 525–532.

Iñañez, J.G., J.J. Bellucci, E. Rodriguez-Alegria, R. Ash, W. McDonough and R.J. Speakman, 2010. Romita ware revisited: A reassessment of the provenance of colonial Mexico ceramics by LA-MC-ICP-MS and INAA. Journal of Archaeological Science 37:11. 2698–2704.


Brostoff, L.B., C. Maynor and R.J. Speakman, 2009. Preliminary study of a Georgia O’Keeffe pastel drawing by XRF and µXRD. Powder Diffraction Journal 24:2. 116–123.

Cherian, P.J., G.V. Ravi Prasad, K. Dutta, D.K. Ray, V. Selvakumar and K.P. Shajan, 2009. Chronology of Pattanam: An early historic Indo-Roman port on the southwest coast of India. Current Science 97. 236.

Cherkinsky A., 2009. Can we get a good radiocarbon age from “bad bone”? Determining the reliability of radiocarbon age from bioapatite. Radiocarbon 51:2. 647.

Culp, R. A. and J. E. Noakes, 2009. Evaluation of biobased content ASTM Method 6866-06A: Improvements revealed by liquid scintillation counting, accelerator mass spectrometry and stable isotopes for products containing inorganic carbon. In J. Eikenberg. M.Jaggi, H. Beer, H. Baehrle, eds., LSC 2008: Advances in Liquid Scintillation Spectrometry, Radiocarbon, Tucson, AZ. 269-278.

Dai, J., M-Y. Sun, R. A. Culp and J. E. Noakes, 2009. A laboratory study on biochemical degradation and microbial utilization of organic matter comprising a marine diatom, land grass, and salt marsh plant in estuarine ecosystems. Aquatic Ecology 43. 825-841.

Descantes, C.H., R.J. Speakman and M.D. Glascock, 2009. Instrumental neutron activation analysis of ceramics from five archaeological sites in Antigua, West Indies. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 50:1. 147–155.

Iñañez, J.G., R.J. Speakman, J. Buxeda i Garrigós and M.D. Glascock, 2009. Chemical characterization of tin lead glazed pottery from the Iberian Peninsula and the Canary Islands: First steps toward a better understanding of colonial pottery in the Americas. Archaeometry 51:4. 546–567.

Lazarri, M., L. Pereyra-D., M.C. Scattolin, L. Cecil, M.D. Glascock and R.J. Speakman, 2009. Ancient social landscapes of northwestern Argentina: Preliminary results of an integrated approach to obsidian and ceramic provenance. Journal of Archaeological Science 36:9. 1955–1964.

Liu, B., G. Ye, F. Wang, R. Bell, T. Short, J. Noakes and C. Zhang, 2009. Planktonic archaeal community structure of water column in the Gulf of Mexico MC 118. Geomicrobiology Journal 26:4. 363-369.

López del Rio, H., F. Mireles-García, R.Y. Méndez-Cardona, M. Nicolás-Caretta, R.J. Speakman and M.D. Glascock, 2009. Characterization of pottery from Cerro de Las Ventanas, Zacatecas, México. Radiochimica Acta 97:9. 513518.

Martinelli, N. and A. Cherkinsky, 2009. Absolute dating of monoxylous boats from Northern Italy. Radiocarbon, 51(2):413.

Noakes, S.E., E.G. Garrison, and G.B. McFall, 2009. Underwater paleontology: Recovery of a prehistoric whale mandible offshore Georgia. Diving for Science, American Academy of Underwater Sciences, Pollack and Godfrey. 245-251.

Ocakoglu F., S. Acikalin, C. Gokceoglu, V. Karabacak and A. Cherkinsky, 2009. A multistory gigantic subaerial debris flow in an active fault scarp in NW Anatolia, Turkey: Anatomy, mechanism and timing. The Holocene 19. 955.

Phillips, S.C. and R.J. Speakman, 2009. Initial source evaluation of archaeological obsidian from the Kuril Islands of the Russian far east by portable x-ray Fluorescence. Journal of Archaeological Science 36:6. 1256–1263.

Pi, Y., Q. Ye, H. Jiang, S. Li, P. Wang, J. Noakes, R. Culp, H. Dong and C. Zhang, 2009.  Lipids and phylogenetic characterization of Archaea associated with gas hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico. Geomicrobiology Journal 26:4. 227-237.

Pohl, C.M., G. Hodgins, R.J. Speakman and H.F. Beaubien, 2009. The investigation of cyclododecane’s effect on the carbon-14 dating of archaeological materials. Journal of the American Institute for Conservation 48. 223–233.

Reddy, D.V., P. Nagabhushanam, D. Kumar, B.S. Sukhija, P.J. Thomas, A.K. Pandey, R.N. Sahoo, G.V. Ravi Prasad and K. Dutta, 2009. The great 1950 Assam earthquake revisited: Field evidences of liquefaction and search for paleoseismic events. Tectonophysics 474. 463.

Slobodina, N.S., J.D. Reuther, J.T. Rasic, J.P. Cook and R.J. Speakman, 2009. Obsidian procurement and use at the Dry Creek site (HEA-005), interior Alaska. Current Research in the Pleistocene 26. 115–117.

Kanungo, A.K., V.N. Misra, K. Dutta, G.V. Ravi Prasad, M.G. Yadava and G.L. Hodgins, 2009. The radiocarbon chronology of Kopia, an early glass manufacturing centre in India.  Archaeometry 52. 899.

Waters, J.P., S.E. Noakes, D.H. Easley and Shea Penland, 2009. Geochemistry of surficial sediments from Lake Pontchartrain resulting from the 1997 opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Journal of Coastal Research  Special Issue No. 54, Fall 2009.

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Garrison, E.G, S.E. Noakes and G. McFall, 2008. Shallow marine margin sediments, modern marine erosion and the fate of sequence boundaries – Georgia Bight (USA).  Southeastern Geology 45:3. 127-142.

Lindsay, I., L. Minc, C. Descantes, R.J. Speakman, M.D. Glascock, 2008. Exchange patterns, boundary formation, and sociopolitical change in Late Bronze Age Southern Caucasia: Preliminary results from a pottery provenance study in northwestern Armenia. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:6. 1673–1682.

Rajendran, K., C.P. Rajendran, A. Earnest, G.V. Ravi Prasad, K. Dutta, D.K. Ray and R. Anu, 2008.  Age estimates of coastal terraces in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and their tectonic implications. Tectonophysics 455. 53-60.

Ravi Prasad, G.V., K. Dutta and D.K. Ray, 2008. Radiocarbon AMS at IOP: System improvements and dating of groundwater from Bhadrak district, Orissa. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research B 266. 1833-1836.

Sheppard, P.R., M.H. Ort, K.C. Anderson, M.D. Elson, L. Vasquez-Selem, A.W. Clemens, N.C. Little and R.J. Speakman, 2008. Dendrochronological responses to the 1943-1952 eruption of Paricuting, Michoacan, Mexico. Tree Ring Research 64:2. 97–108.

Stahl, A.M., M. das Dores Cruz, H. Neff, M.D. Glascock, R.J. Speakman, B. Giles and L. Smith, 2008. Ceramic production, consumption and exchange in the Banda area, Ghana: Insights from compositional analyses. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 26:3. 363–381.