Publications

Schwartz-Narbonne, R., Longstaffe, F.J., Kardynal, K.J., Druckenmiller, P., Hobson, K.A., Jass, C.N., Metcalfe, J.Z., Zazula, G. (accepted April 26, 2019). Reframing the mammoth steppe: Insights from analysis of isotopic niches. Quaternary Science Reviews.

Metcalfe, J.Z. & Mead, J.I. (2019). Do uncharred plants preserve original carbon and nitrogen isotope compositions? Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 26: 844-872, doi: 10.1007/s10816-018-9390-2

Metcalfe, J.Z. (2018). Pleistocene hairs: Microscopic examination prior to destructive analysis. PaleoAmerica: A Journal of Early Human Migration and Dispersal 4(1): 16-30. Available online Jan. 8, 2018. doi: 10.1080/20555563.2017.1413529.

Metcalfe, J.Z. (2017). Proboscidean isotopic compositions provide insight into ancient humans and their environments. Quaternary International 443, Part A: 147-159.

Szpak, P., Metcalfe, J.Z. & Macdonald, R.A. (2017) Best practices for calibrating and reporting stable isotope measurements in archaeology. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 13: 609-616.

Metcalfe, J.Z., Longstaffe, F.J., Jass, C.J., Zazula, G.D., Keddie, G. (2016).Taxonomy, location of origin, and health status of proboscidean specimens from Western Canada investigated using stable isotope analysis. Journal of Quaternary Science 31: 126-142.

Schwartz-Narbonne, R., Longstaffe, F., Metcalfe, J., & Zazula, G. (2015). Solving the woolly mammoth conundrum: amino acid 15N-enrichment suggests a distinct forage or habitat. Scientific Reports, 5, 9791; doi: 10.1038/srep09791.

Zazula, G.D., MacPhee, R.D.E., Metcalfe, J.Z., Reyes, A.V., Brock, F., Druckenmiller, P.S., Groves, P., Harington, C.R., Hodgins, G.W.L., Kunz, M.L., Longstaffe, F.J., Mann, D.H., McDonald, H.G., Nalawade-Chavan, S., & Southon, J.R. (2014). American mastodon extirpation in the Arctic and Subarctic predates human colonization and terminal Pleistocene climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 18460-18465.

Metcalfe, J.Z. & Longstaffe, F.J. (2014). Environmental change and seasonal behavior of mastodons in the Great Lakes region inferred from stable isotope analysis. Quaternary Research 82: 366-377.

Metcalfe, J.Z., Longstaffe, F.J., & Hodgins, G. (2013). Proboscideans and paleoenvironments of the Pleistocene Great Lakes: Landscape, vegetation, and stable isotopes. Quaternary Science Reviews 76: 102-113.

Metcalfe, J.Z. & Longstaffe, F.J. (2012). Mammoth tooth enamel growth rates inferred from stable isotope analysis and histology. Quaternary Research 77(3): 424-432.

Metcalfe, J.Z., Longstaffe, F.J., Ballenger, J.A.M., & Haynes, C.V. (2011). Isotopic paleoecology of Clovis mammoths from Arizona. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 17916-17920. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1113881108

Metcalfe, J.Z., Longstaffe, F.J. & Zazula, G.D. (2010). Nursing, weaning, and tooth development in woolly mammoths from Old Crow, Yukon, Canada: Implications for Pleistocene extinctions. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 298: 257-270.

Metcalfe, J. Z., White, C. D., Longstaffe, F. J., Wrobel, G., Cook, D. C., & Pyburn, K. A. (2009b). Isotopic evidence for diet at Chau Hiix, Belize: Testing regional models of hierarchy and heterarchy. Latin American Antiquity 20(1): 15-36.

Metcalfe, J. Z., Longstaffe, F. J., & White, C. D. (2009a). Method-dependent variations in stable isotope results for structural carbonate in bone bioapatite. Journal of Archaeological Science 36: 110-121.

Beauchesne, P., Colquhoun, I., Cross, A., Gardner, J., Longstaffe, F., Marciano, L., Metcalfe, J., Nelson, A., Pawlowski, A., Wheeler, S., White, C. D., & Williams, L. (2008). Lady Hudson and Mummy Studies at the University of Western Ontario. In: Mummies and Science: World Mummies Research. Proceedings of the VI World Congress on Mummy Studies (Teguise, Lanzarote, Spain. Feb 20-24, 2007). P.A. Pena, C.R. Martin, & M.A.R. Rodriguez, Eds.

Metcalfe, J. Z. (2005). Multiple histories: the archaeology, ethnohistory, oral history, and national history of Iximche’, Guatemala. Totem: The UWO Journal of Anthropology 13(1): 9.