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This page is only periodically updated. My most current publication list with downloadable pdfs is available here and here.

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[pdf] Peppe, D.J. and Hickey, L.J., 2014, Fort Union Formation fossil leaves (Paleocene, Williston Basin, North Dakota, USA) indicate evolutionary relationships between Paleocene and Eocene plant species: Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 55(2): 171-189.

[pdf] Wing, S.L., Johnson, K.R., Peppe, D.J., Green, W.A., Taylor, D.W., 2014, The multi-stranded career of Leo J. Hickey: Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin 55(2): 69-78.

[pdf] Brusatte, S. L., Butler, R. J., Barrett, P. M., Carrano, M. T., Evans, D. C., Lloyd, G. T., Mannion, P. D., Norell, M. A., Peppe, D. J., Upchurch, P. and Williamson, T. E., 2014, The extinction of the dinosaurs. Biological Reviews. doi: 10.1111/brv.12128

[pdf] *Donovan, M.P., Wilf, P., Labandeira, C.C., Johnson, K.R., Peppe, D.J., 2014, Novel Insect Leaf-Mining after the End-Cretaceous Extinction and the Demise of Cretaceous Leaf Miners, Great Plains, USA. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103542. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0103542

[pdf] *Stinchcomb, G.E. and Peppe, D.J., 2014. The influence of time on the magnetic properties of late Quaternary periglacial and alluvial surface and buried soils along the Delaware River, USA. Frontiers in Earth Science, 2:17. doi: 10.3389/feart.2014.00017

[pdf] *Michel, L.A., Peppe, D.J., Lutz, J.A., Driese, S.G., Dunsworth, H.M., Harcourt-Smith, W.E.H., *Horner, W.H., Lehmann, T., *Nightingale, S., McNulty, K.P., 2014, Remnants of an ancient forest provide ecological context for Early Miocene fossil apes: Nature Communications, 5: 3236. [supplementary materials]

[pdf] Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., *Beverly, E.J., *Blegen, N., 2014, Biogeographic and evolutionary implications of an extinct Late Pleistocene impala from the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya: Journal of Mammalogy, 21: 213-222.

[pdf] Tryon, C.A., Faith, J.T., Peppe, D.J., Keegan, W.F., Keegan, K.N.,*Jenkins, K.H., *Nightingale, S., *Patterson, D., *Van Plantinga, A., Driese, S., Johnson, C.R., *Beverly, E., Fox, D.L., 2014, Sites on the landscape: Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of late Pleistocene archaeological sites from the Lake Victoria Basin, Equatorial Africa: Quaternary International, 331: 20-30.

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., *Lemons, C.R., Royer, D.L., Wing, S.L., Wright, I.J., Lusk, C.H., **Rhoden, C.H.,2014, Biomechanical and leaf-climate relationships: a comparison of ferns and seed plants: American Journal of Botany, 101(2). doi:10.3732/ajb.1300220

[pdf] *Maxbauer, D.P., Peppe, D.J., Bamford, M., McNulty, K.P., Edwards, L., Harcourt-Smith, W.E.H., 2013, Paleoclimate interpretations and a morphotype catalog of an Early Miocene flora from the Hiwegi Formation, Rusinga Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya: Palaeontologia Electronica, 16(3.28A): 19p.

[link] Peppe, D.J. and Deino, A.L., 2013, Dating rocks and fossils using the geologic record: Nature Education Knowledge, 4(10): 1.

[pdf] Conrad, J.L., *Jenkins, K., Lehmann, T., Manthi, F.K., Peppe, D.J., *Nightingale, S., **Cossette, A., Dunsworth, H.M., Harcourt-Smith, W.E.H., and McNulty, K.P., 2013, New specimens of Crocodylus pigotti (Crocodylidae) from Rusinga Island, Kenya, and generic reallocation of the species: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 33: 629-646.

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., 2013, Hot summers in continental interiors: The case against equability during the early Paleogene: Geology. doi: 10.1130/focus012013.1. (Research Focus article)

[pdf] Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., and Fox, D.L., 2013, The fossil history of Grévy's zebra (Equus grevyi) in equatorial East Africa: Journal of Biogeography, 40: 359-369.

[pdf] Danley, P.D., *Husemann, M., *Ding, B., *DiPietro, L., *Beverly, E., Peppe, D.J., 2012, The impact of the geologic history and the paleoclimate of the African Great Lakes on the diversification of East African cichlids, International Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Article ID 574851: 20 pages.

[pdf] Royer, D. L., Peppe, D. J., Wheeler, E. A. and Niinemets, Ü., 2012. Roles of climate and functional traits in controlling toothed vs. Untoothed leaf margins. American Journal of Botany, 99(5): 915-922. [supplementary materials]

[pdf] Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., Faith, J.T.,*Van Plantinga, A., *Nightingale, S., Ogondo, J., Fox, D.L., 2012, Late Pleistocene artefacts and associated fauna from Rusinga and Mfangano islands, Lake Victoria, Kenya, Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa, 47: 14-38. doi:10.1080/0067270X.2011.647946

[pdf] Peppe, D. J., Johnson, K. R. and Evans, D. A. D., 2011. Magnetostratigraphy of the Lebo and Tongue River Members of the Fort Union Formation (Paleocene) in the northeastern Powder River Basin, Montana, American Journal of Science, 311: 813-850. DOI 10.2475/10.2011.01

[pdf] Faith, J.T., Choiniere, J.N.,  Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., Fox, D.L., 2011, On the taxonomic status and paleoecology of Rusingoryx atopocranion (Mammalia, Artiodactyla), an extinct Pleistocene bovid from Rusinga Island, Kenya: Quaternary Research, 75: 697-707.

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Royer, D.L., *Cariglino, B., *Oliver, S.Y., *Newman, S., *Leight, E., *Enikolopov, G., *Fernandez-Burgos, M., *Herrara, F., Adams, J.M., *Correa, E., Currano, E.D., Erickson, J.M.,  Hinojosa, L.F., Hoganson, J.W., Iglesias, A., Jaramillo, C.A., Johnson, K.R., Jordan, G., Kraft, N.J.B., *Lovelock, E.C., Lusk, C.H., Niinemetes, Ü., Peñuelas, J. Rapson, G., Wing, S.L., Wright, I.J., 2011, Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate: global patterns and paleoclimatic applications: New Phytologist, doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03615.x. [supplementary materials] [original images]

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., 2010, Megafloral change in the early and middle Paleocene in the Williston Basin, North Dakota, USA: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology, 28 (3-4): 224-234. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.09.027. [supplementary materials]

[pdf] Tryon, C.A., Faith, T.J, Peppe, D.J., Fox, D.L., McNulty, K.P., *Jenkins, K., *Garrett, N., Dunsworth, H.M., Harcourt-Smith, W.E.H., 2010, Paleoenvironmental context for Middle Stone Age hominins in Equatorial Africa: The Pleistocene Wasiriya Beds of Rusinga Island (Kenya): Journal of Human Evolution, 59: 657-671. doi:10.1016/j.hevol.2010.07.020.

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Royer, D.L., Wilf, P., Kowalski, E.A., 2010, Quantification of large uncertainties is fossil leaf paleoaltimetry: Tectonics, 29, TC3015. doi:10.1029/2009TC002549. [supplementary figures][supplementary tables]

[pdf] Royer, D.L., Miller, I., Peppe, D.J., Hickey, L.J., Leaf economic traits from fossils support a weedy habit for early angiosperms: American Journal of Botany, 97(3): 1-8. [supplementary materials]

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., McNulty, K.P. , Cote, S.M., Harcourt-Smith, W.E.H., Dunsworth, H.M., Van Couvering, J.A., 2009, Stratigraphic interpretation of the Kulu Formation (Early Miocene, Rusinga Island, Kenya) and its implication for primate evolution: Journal of Human Evolution, 56: 447-461. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2009.02.006.

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Evans, D.A.D., and Smirnov, A.V., 2009, Magnetostratigraphy of the Ludlow Member of the Fort Union Formation (Lower Paleocene) of the Williston Basin in North Dakota: Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121: 65-79. doi:10.1130/B26353.1 [supplementary materials]

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Hickey, L.J., Miller, I., Green, W., 2008, A morphotype catalogue, floristic analysis and stratirgaphic distribution of the Aspen Shale Flora (Cretaceous-Albian) of southwestern Wyoming: Peabody Museum of Natural History Bulletin, 49(2): 181-208

[pdf] Peppe, D.J. and Reiners, P.W., 2007, Conodont (U-Th)/He thermochronology: Initial results, potential, and problems: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 258 (3-4): 569-580. [supplementary materials]

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Erickson, J.M. and Hickey, L.J., 2007, Fossil leaf species from the Fox Hills Formation (Upper Cretaceous: North Dakota, USA) and their paleogeographic significance: Journal of Paleontology, 81(3): 550-567.

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[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Deino, A.L., Lehmann, T., Dunsworth, H.M., Harcourt-Smith, W.E.H., McNulty, K.P., 2011, New age constraints for the early Miocene faunas of Rusinga and Mfangano Islands (Lake Victoria, Kenya): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

[pdf] [poster] *Andrews, A.L., Peppe, D.J., McNulty, K.P., Harcourt-Smith, W., Dunsworth, H.M., Deino,    A.L., Fox, D.L., 2009, Magnetostratigraphy of the early Miocene Kulu and Hiwegi  Formations on Rusinga Island (Lake Victoria, Kenya): Geological Society of America, Abstract with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 672.

[pdf] [poster] Peppe, D.J. and Evans, D.A.D., 2006, Magnetostratigraphy and Magnetic Mineralogy of the Ludlow Member of the Fort Union Formation (Lower Paleocene) of the Williston Basin in North Dakota: Eos Trans. AGU, GP11A-070.

[pdf] Reiners, P.W., Peppe, D., Bibi, F., and Nicolescu, S., 2006, He Diffusion in and (U-Th)/He Dating of Fossil Tooth Enamel and Conodonts: Goldschmidt Conference 2006, S10-2.

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Evans, D.A.D., and Hickey, L.J., 2006, Magnetostratigraphy of the lower Paleocene in the Williston Basin of North Dakota, USA: Implications for plant and mammal biostratigraphy and biochronology, in Caballero, F., Apellaniz, E., Baceta, J.I., Bernaola, G., Orue-Etxebarria, X., Payros, A., and Pujalta, V., eds., Climate and Biota of the Early Paleogene 2006, Volume of Abstracts: Bilbao, Spain, CROMAN: 98.

[poster] Peppe, D.J., and Erickson, J.M., 2004, Coastal paleoclimate estimates from Late Maastrichtian Fox Hills I floral physiognomy, North Dakota, USA: International Organization of Paleobotany Conference Program, p. 87-88.


[pdf] Peppe, D.J., 2009, A high resolution chronostratigraphic study of the early Paleocene floral record in the northern Great Plains, Unpublished Dissertation, Yale University, New Haven, CT: 613 p. (2 GB file)

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., 2003, Fox Hills I, a new upper Maastrichtian megafloral zone within the Williston Basin of North Dakota, Unpublished B.S. Thesis, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY: 155 p.