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Staff :: Dr. Robert S Feranec

Name:
Feranec, Dr. Robert S  
Title:
Curator of Mammals & Pleistocene Vertebrate Paleontology
Phone:
(518) 474-5819
E-Mail:
rferanec@mail.nysed.gov
Fax:
(518) 486-2034
Specialties:
Paleontology, isotopes
Departments:
Research & Collections :: Collections :: Biology
Research & Collections :: Research :: Biology
More Info:
http://www.nysm.nysed.gov/research_collections/research/labs/vertpaleo/


Publications(Click to Expand):
 
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Farnoso, N. A., Feranec, R. S., and Davis, E. B. 2013. Occlusal Enamel Complexity and Its Implications for Lophodonty, Hypsodony, Body Mass, and Diet in Extinct and Extant Ungulates. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 387:211-216.

Feranec, R. S., and Pagnac, D. 2013. Stable Carbon Isotope Evidence for the Abundance of C4 Plants in the Middle Miocene of Southern California. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 388:42-47.

Feranec, R. S. 2011. Global Problems., Global Research. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 6(3):14-15.

Feranec, R. S., Miller, N. G., Lothrop, J. C., and Graham, R. W. 2011. The Sporormiella proxy and End-Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinction: A Perspective. Quaternary International 245:333-338.

Feranec, R. S., Garcia, N., Diez, J. C., and Arsuaga, J. L. 2010. Understanding the Ecology of Mammalian Carnivorans and Herbivores from Valdegoba Cave (Burgos, Northern Spain) Through Stable Isotope Analysis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 297:263-272.

DeSantis, L. R. G., Feranec, R. S., and MacFadden, B. J. 2009. Effects of Global Warming on Ancient Mammalian Communities and Their Environments. Plos One 4(6):e5750. doi:10.1371/journal.pone..

Feranec, R. S., Cryan, J. R., and Kirchman, J. J. 2009. Evolution Every Day. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 4(4):10-11.

Feranec, R. S. 2009. Evolution of Ecology in Mammals. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 4(4):13.

Garcia, N., Feranec, R., Arsuaga, J. L., Bermudez de Castro, J. M., and Carbonell, C. 2009. Isotopic Analysis of the Ecology of Herbivores and Carnivores from the Middle Pleistocene Deposits of the Sierra de Atapuerca, Northern Spain. Journal of Archaeological Science 36:1142-1151.

Feranec, R. S. 2008. Mortal Combat: How the Cohoes Mastodon Died. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 4(1):7.

Feranec, R. S. 2008. Using Stable Isotopes as an Additional Tool to Understand Ancient Human Environments. Coloquios de Paleontologia 58:7-11.

Feranec, R. S. 2008. Who Dunnit? What Caused the End-Pleistocene Extinction in North America?. Dig 10(9):28-29.

Feranec, R.S., Hadly, E.A., and Paytan, A. 2007. Determining Landscape Use of Holocene Mammals Using Strontium Isotopes. Oecologia 153:943-950.

Feranec, R.S. 2007. Ecological Generalization During Adaptive Radiation: Evidence from Neogene Mammals. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9:555-577.

Feranec, R.S., Hadly, E.A., Blois, J.L., Barnosky, A.D., and Paytan, A. 2007. Radiocarbon Dates from the Pleistocene Fossil Deposits of Samwell Cave, Shasta County, California, USA. Radiocarbon 49(1):117-121.

Feranec, R.S. 2006. My, What Big Teeth You Have!. Legacy: The Magazine of the New York State Museum 2(3):6.

Feranec, R. S. 2006. What Became of the MegaFauna?. American Scientist 94(3):279-280.

Expand Image Chapters in Edited Books
Hart, J. P., L. M. Anderson, and R. S. Feranec. 2011. Additional Evidence for cal. Seventh-Century A.D. Maize Consumption at the Kipp Island Site, New York. In Current Research in New York State Archaeology: A.D. 700-1300. New York State Museum Record 2, edited by C. B. Rieth, and J. P. Hart, pp. 27-40. The University of the State of New York, Albany, New York.

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