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  • A 2,000-year reconstruction of the rain-fed maize agricultural niche in the US Southwest 

    Bocinsky, R. Kyle; Kohler, Timothy A. (Nature Communications, 2014)
    Humans experience, adapt to and influence climate at local scales. Paleoclimate research, however, tends to focus on continental, hemispheric or global scales, making it difficult for archaeologists and paleoecologists to ...
  • Exploration and exploitation in the macrohistory of the pre-Hispanic Pueblo Southwest 

    Bocinsky, R. Kyle; Rush, Johnathan; Kintigh, Keith W.; Kohler, Timothy A. (Science Advances, 2016)
    Cycles of demographic and organizational change are well documented in Neolithic societies, but the social and ecological processes underlying them are debated. Such periodicities are implicit in the “Pecos classification,” ...
  • Historical Ecology in the Mesa Verde Region: Results From The Village Project 

    Varien, Mark D.; Ortman, Scott G.; Kohler, Timothy A.; Glowacki, Donna M.; Johnson, C. David (American Antiquity, 2007)
    Using the occupation histories of 3,176 habitation sites, new estimates of maize-agriculture productivity, and an analysis of over 1,700 construction timbers, we examine the historical ecology of Pueblo peoples during their ...
  • Quantifying Household Inequality in Early Pueblo Villages 

    Kohler, Timothy A.; Higgins, Rebecca (University of Chicago Press, 2016-10)
    The rapid rise of the “Chaco phenomenon” in northern New Mexico in the ninth century AD invites a search for either historical precursors or generative processes that might have explanatory utility. We analyze one candidate ...