Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Dunker,S., Boyd, M., Durka, W., Erler, S., Harpole, S., Henning, S., Herzschuh, U., Hornick, T., Knight, T., Lips, S., Mäder, P., Motivans-Švara, E., Mozarowski, S., Rakosy, D., Römermann, C., Schmitt-Jansen, M., Stoof-Leichsenring, K., Stratmann, F., Treudler, R., Virtanen, R., Wendt-Potthoff, K., Wilhelm, C. 2022. The potential of multispectral imaging flow cytometry for environmental monitoring. Cytometry A

Boyd, M., Pennanen, K., Garvie, M. et al. (2022). Lake-level fluctuations and paleovegetation during the Houghton phase of glacial Lake Minong. Journal of Paleolimnology.

West, A., Kennett, J. Teller, J..T. and Boyd, M. (2020). A multi-proxy study of changing environmental conditions in a Younger Dryas sequence in southwestern Manitoba, Canada: Response to comments by Breslawski et al. Quaternary Research 94: 210-211. 

Teller, J.T., Boyd, M., LeCompte, M., Kennett, J., West, A., Telka, A., Diaz, A., Adedeji, V., Batchelor, D., Mooney, C., Garcia, R. (2020). A multi-proxy study of changing environmental conditions in a Younger Dryas sequence in southwestern Manitoba, Canada, and evidence for an extraterrestrial event. Quaternary Research 93: 60-87.

Taylor-Hollings, J. and Boyd, M. (eds). (2018) [2019]. Contemporary Perspectives of the Central Canadian Boreal Forest: Papers on Subarctic Archaeology in Honour of K.C.A. Dawson. Ontario Archaeology Special Section. Toronto: Ontario Archaeological Society.

Boyd, M., and Hamilton, S. (2018) [2019]. The Martin Bird site revisited. Ontario Archaeology, Special Section, Taylor-Hollings, J. and Boyd, M. (guest editors).

Taylor-Hollings, J. and Boyd, M. (2018) [2019]. Biography of K.C.A. Dawson: Airman, Academic, Archaeologist, and Adventurer. Ontario Archaeology, Special Section, Taylor-Hollings, J. and Boyd, M. (guest editors).

Boyd, M., Wady, M., Lints, A., Surette, C., and Hamilton, S. 2018. Prestige foods and the adoption of pottery by Subarctic foragers. In: Ceramics and Circumpolar Prehistory: Technology, Lifeways and Cuisine, pp. 193-215, edited by Jordan, P. and Gibbs, K. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Burchill, A., and Boyd, M. 2015 [2017]. Analysis and Dietary Interpretations of Plant Microfossils on Middle Woodland Food Residues, Northern Minnesota. Minnesota Archaeologist 74:107-121.

Boyd, M., Surette, C., Lints, A., and Hamilton, S. 2014. Wild rice (Zizania spp.), the Three Sisters, and the Woodland tradition in Western and Central Canada. In: Reassessing the Timing, Rate and Adoption Trajectories of Domesticate Use in the Midwest and Great Lakes, edited by Maria E. Raviele and William A. Lovis. Occasional Paper No. 1, Midwest Archaeological Conference, Inc.

Boyd, M., Surette, C., Surette, J., Therriault, I., and Hamilton, S.  2013.   Holocene paleoecology of a wild rice (Zizania sp.) lake in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology 50: 365-377.DOI: 10.1007/s10933-013-9731-9.

Boyd, M., Teller, J.T., Yang, Z., Kingsmill, L. and Shultis, C. 2012  An 8900-year-old forest drowned by Lake Superior: Hydrological and paleoecological implications. Journal of Paleolimnology 47: 339-355.

Yu, S., Colman, S.M., Lowell, T.V., Milne, G.A., Fisher, T.G., Breckenridge, A., Boyd, M., and Teller, J.T. 2010  Freshwater outburst from Lake Superior as a trigger for the cold event 9300 years ago.Science 328:1262-1266.

Boyd, M. and Surette, C.  2010  Northernmost precontact maize in North America. American Antiquity 75: 117-133.

Paquay, F.S., Goderis, S., Ravizza, G., Vanhaeck, F., Boyd, M., Surovell, T.A., Holliday, V.T., Haynes Jr., C.V., and Claeys, P. 2009  Absence of geochemical evidence for an impact event at the Bølling-Allerød/Younger Dryas transition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 21505-21510.

Boyd, M.,  Varney, T., Surette, C., and Surette, J.  2008  Reassessing the northern limit of maize consumption in North America: Stable isotope, plant microfossil, and trace element content of carbonized food residue. Journal of Archaeological Science 35: 2545-2556.

Teller, J.T., Yang, Z., Boyd, M., Buhay, W.M., McMillan, K., Kling, H.J., and Telka, A.M. 2008  Postglacial sedimentary record and history of West Hawk Lake crater, Manitoba.Journal of Paleolimnology 40: 661-688.

Nicholson, B.A., Hamilton, S., Boyd, M., and Nicholson, S. 2008  A Late Plains Woodland adaptive strategy in the northern Parklands: The Vickers Focus forager-horticulturalists. North Dakota Archaeology 8: 19-34.

Boyd, M. 2007  Early Postglacial History of the Southeastern Assiniboine Delta, Glacial Lake Agassiz Basin. Journal of Paleolimnology (Special Issue) 37(3): 313-329.

Boyd, M. 2007  Paleoindian Geoarchaeology of the Assiniboine Delta of Glacial Lake Agassiz. Canadian Journal of Archaeology (Special Issue) 31(3): 198-221. 

Boyd, M., S. Hamilton, and G. Running IV. 2006  Reconstructing a Prairie-Woodland Mosaic on the Northern Great Plains: Risk, Resilience, and Resource Management. Plains Anthropologist (Memoir Series) 51: 235-252.

Boyd, M., C. Surette, and B.A. Nicholson. 2006  Archaeobotanical Evidence of Prehistoric Maize (Zea mays) Consumption at the Northern Edge of the Great Plains. Journal of Archaeological Science 33:1129-1140.

Teller, J.T., and M. Boyd. 2006  Two Possible Routings for Overflow from Lake Agassiz During the Younger Dryas: Reply to the Comment by Fisher et al. Quaternary Science Reviews 25:1142-1145.

Teller, J.T., M. Boyd, Z. Yang, P.S.G. Kor, and A.M. Fard. 2005  Alternative Routing of Lake Agassiz Overflow During the Younger Dryas: New Dates, Paleotopography, and a Re-evaluation. Quaternary Science Reviews 24(16-17):1890-1905. 

Boyd, M. 2005  Phytoliths as Paleoenvironmental Indicators in a Dune Field on the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Arid Environments 61:357-375.

Boyd, M. 2003  Paleoecology of an Early Holocene Wetland on the Canadian Prairies. Géographie Physique et Quaternaire 57(2-3):139-149.

Boyd, M., G. Running IV and K. Havholm. 2003  Paleoecology and Geochronology of Glacial Lake Hind During the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition: A Context for Folsom Surface Finds on the Canadian Prairies. Geoarchaeology: An International Journal 18(6):583-607.

Boyd, M. 2002  Identification of Anthropogenic Burning in the Paleoecological Record of the Northern Prairies: A New Approach. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 92(3):471-487.

Running IV, G., K. Havholm, M. Boyd, and D. Wiseman. 2002  Holocene Stratigraphy and Geomorphology of Flintstone Hill, Lauder Sandhills, Glacial Lake Hind Basin, Southwestern Manitoba, Canada. Géographie physique et Quaternaire 65(2-3):291-303.

Boyd, M. 2000  Changing Physical and Ecological Landscapes in Southwestern Manitoba in Relation to Folsom (11,000 – 10,000 BP) and McKean (4000 – 3000 BP) Site Distributions. Prairie Forum—Journal of the Canadian Plains Research Centre 25(1):23-43.

Boyd, M.  2000  Changing Physical and Ecological Landscapes in Southwestern Manitoba in Relation to Folsom (11,000 – 10,000 BP) and McKean (4000 – 3000 BP) Site Distributions (Chapter 2). InChanging Prairie Landscapes, edited by T. Radenbaugh and P. Douaud, pp. 21-38. Canadian Plains Research Centre, Regina. 

Boyd, M. 1998  Interdependence and Power: Complexity in Hunter-Gatherer/Farmer Exchanges. Plains Anthropologist 43: 311-319.