Publications

 

Summary from Google scholar

*indicates graduate student author, **indicates undergraduate student author, †indicates advisee

 

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., *†Baumgartner, A., *†Flynn A., Blonder, B. accepted, 2017. Reconstructing Paleoclimate and paleoecology using fossil leaves. In Croft, D.A., Simpson, S.W. and Su, D.F. (eds.), Methods in Paleoecology: Reconstructing Cenozoic Terrestrial Environments and Ecological Communities. Springer (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series), Dordrecht.

 

[pdf] *Lukens, W. E., Driese, S. G., Peppe, D. J., **†Loudermilk, M., 2017, Sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleoclimate at the late Miocene Coffee Ranch fossil site in the Texas Panhandle: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 485: 361-376. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.06.026. [supplemental data]

 

[pdf] *Jenkins, K., *Nightingale, S., Faith, J.T., Peppe, D.J., *†Michel, L.A., Driese, S.G., McNulty, K.P., Tryon, C.A., ­2017, Evaluating the potential for tactical hunting in the Middle Stone Age: Insights from a MSA bonebed of the extinct bovid, Rusingoryx atopocranium: Journal of Human Evolution 108: 72-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.11.004.

 

[pdf] *†Davis, A.J. Peppe, D.J., Atchley, S., Williamson, T.E., *†Flynn, A., 2016, Climate and landscape reconstruction of the Arroyo Chijuilita Member of the Nacimiento Formation, San Juan Basin, New Mexico: providing environmental context to early Paleocene mammal evolution: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology 463: 27-44. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.09.011.

 

[pdf] Tryon, C.A, Faith, J.T., Peppe, D.J., *†Beverly, E.J., *Blegen, N., *Blumenthal, S., *Chritz, K., Driese, S.G., *Patterson, D., Sharp, W.D., 2016, The Pleistocene prehistory of the Lake Victoria Basin: Quaternary International 404(B): 100-114. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.11.073.

 

[pdf] Faith, J.T., *Patterson, D., *Blegen, N., *O’Neill, C.J., Marean, C.W., Peppe, D.J., Tryon C.A., 2016. Size variation in Tachyoryctes splendens (East Africa mole-rat) and its implications for late Quaternary temperature change in equatorial East Africa: Quaternary Science Reviews 140: 39-48. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.03.017.

 

[pdf] *O’Brien, H.D., Faith, J.T., Jenkins, K.R., Peppe, D.J., Plummer, T.W., Jacobs, Z.L., Li, B., Joannes-Boyau, R., Price, G., Feng, Y., Tryon, C.A., 2016, Unexpected Convergent Evolution of Nasal Domes Between Pleistocene Bovids and Cretaceous Hadrosaur Dinosaurs: Current Biology 26(4): 503-508. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.12.050.

 

[pdf] Geraads, D., Lehmann, T., Peppe, D.J., McNulty, K.P., 2016, New Rhinocerotidae from the Kisingiri localities (Lower Miocene of Western Kenya): Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(3): e1103247. doi: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1103247

 

[pdf] Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., 2016, Environmental change, ungulate biogeography, and their implications for early human dispersals in equatorial East Africa, In: Jones, S.C., Stewart, B.A. (Eds.), Africa from MIS 6-2: Population Dynamics and Paleoenvironments. Springer: 233-245. doi:10.1007/978-94-017-7520-5_13

 

[pdf] Driese, S.G., Peppe, D.J., *†Beverly, E.J., *DiPietro, L.M., **†Arellano, L.N., Lehmann, T., 2016, Paleosols and paleoenvironments of the early Miocene deposits near Karungu, Lake Victoria, Kenya: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology. 443: 167-182. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.11.030 [supplemental data]

 

[pdf] Peppe, D.J., Royer, D.L., 2015, Can climate feel the pressure?: Science: 348 (6240): 1210-1211. doi: 10.1126/science.aac5264. (Invited Perspectives article)

 

[pdf] *†Beverly, E.J., Driese, S.G., Peppe, D.J., **†Arellano, L.N., *Blegen, N., Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., 2015, Reconstruction of a semi-arid Late Pleistocene paleocatena from the Lake Victoria region, Kenya: Quaternary Research 84: 368-381. doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2015.08.002

 

[pdf] *†Beverly, E.J., Driese, S.G., Peppe, D.J., Johnson, C.R., *†Michel, L.A., Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Sharp, W., 2015, Recurrent spring-fed rivers in a Middle to Late Pleistocene semi-arid grassland: Implications for environments of early humans in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya: Sedimentology 62(6):11611-1635. doi: 10.1111/sed.12199 

 

[pdf] *Blegen, N., Tryon, C.A., Faith, J.T., Peppe, D.J., *†Beverly, E.J., Li, B., Jacobs, Z., 2015, Distal tephras of the eastern Lake Victoria basin, Equatorial East Africa: Correlations, chronology and a context for early modern humans: Quaternary Science Reviews 122: 89-111. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.04.024

 

[pdf] Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., *†Beverly, E.J., *Blegen, N., *Blumenthal, S., *Chritz, K.L., Driese, S.G., *Patterson, D., 2015, Paleoenvironmental context of the Middle Stone Age record from Karungu, Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya, and its implications for human and faunal dispersals in East Africa: Journal of Human Evolution 83: 28-45. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.03.004

 

[pdf] *Garrett, N.D., Fox, D.L., McNulty, K.P. Faith, J.T., Tryon, C.A., Peppe, D.J., *†Van Plantinga, A., 2015, Stable isotopic paleoecology of late Pleistocene Middle Stone Age humans from the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya: Journal of Human Evolution 82: 1-14.  doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2014.10.005

 

[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., 2015, The extinction of the dinosaurs: Biological Reviews 90(2): 628-642. doi: 10.1111/brv.12128

 

[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] 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] *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., 2013Paleoclimate 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.

 

[linkPeppe, 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.

 

[pdfPeppe, 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

 

[pdfPeppe, 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., 2011On the taxonomic status and paleoecology of Rusingoryx atopocranion (Mammalia, Artiodactyla), an extinct Pleistocene bovid from Rusinga Island, Kenya: Quaternary Research, 75: 697-707.

 

[pdfPeppe, 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]

 

[pdfPeppe, 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: 657-671doi:10.1016/j.hevol.2010.07.020.

 

[pdfPeppe, 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 materials]

 

[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]

 

[pdfPeppe, 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

 

[pdfPeppe, 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.

THESES

 

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. (Email daniel_peppe at baylor.edu for link to 2 GB download)

 

[pdfPeppe, 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.