Andrew Cohen

  • 5297 Citations
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1981 …2020

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2020

African climate response to orbital and glacial forcing in 140,000-y simulation with implications for early modern human environments

Kutzbach, J. E., Guan, J., He, F., Cohen, A. S., Orland, I. J. & Chen, G., Feb 4 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 5, p. 2255-2264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

ICDP workshop on the Lake Tanganyika Scientific Drilling Project: A late Miocene-present record of climate, rifting, and ecosystem evolution from the world's oldest tropical lake

Lake Tanganyika Scientific Drilling Project (TSDP) Consortium, May 27 2020, In : Scientific Drilling. 27, p. 53-60 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Phytoliths, pollen, and microcharcoal from the Baringo Basin, Kenya reveal savanna dynamics during the Plio-Pleistocene transition

Yost, C. L., Ivory, S. J., Deino, A. L., Rabideaux, N. M., Kingston, J. D. & Cohen, A. S., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 109779.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

δ13C records from fish fossils as paleo-indicators of ecosystem responses to lake levels in the Plio-Pleistocene lakes of Tugen Hills, Kenya

Billingsley, A. L., Reinthal, P., Dettman, D. L., Kingston, J. D., Deino, A. L., Ortiz, K., Mohler, B. & Cohen, A. S., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 109466.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Chronostratigraphy of the Baringo-Tugen-Barsemoi (HSPDP-BTB13-1A) core – 40Ar/39Ar dating, magnetostratigraphy, tephrostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and Bayesian age modeling

Deino, A. L., Sier, M. J., Garello, D., Keller, B., Kingston, J., Scott, J., Dupont-Nivet, G. & Cohen, A., Oct 15 2019, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 532, 109258.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Chronostratigraphy of the Baringo-Tugen Hills-Barsemoi (HSPDP-BTB13-1A) core – 40Ar/39Ar dating, magnetostratigraphy, tephrostratigraphy, sequence stratigraphy and Bayesian age modeling

Deino, A. L., Sier, M. J., Garello, D. I., Keller, C. B., Kingston, J. D., Scott, J. J., Dupont-Nivet, G. & Cohen, A. S., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 109519.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diatom paleolimnology of late Pliocene Baringo Basin (Kenya) paleolakes

Westover, K. S., Stone, J. R., Yost, C. L., Scott, J. J., Cohen, A. S., Rabideaux, N. M., Stockhecke, M. & Kingston, J. D., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 109382.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Quaternary history of the Lake Magadi Basin, southern Kenya Rift: Tectonic and climatic controls

Bernhart Owen, R., Renaut, R. W., Muiruri, V. M., Rabideaux, N. M., Lowenstein, T. K., McNulty, E. P., Leet, K., Deocampo, D., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Cohen, A., Sier, M. J., Campisano, C., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A., Mbuthia, A. & Stockhecke, M., Mar 15 2019, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 518, p. 97-118 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

The Bouse Formation, a controversial Neogene archive of the evolving Colorado River: A scientific drilling workshop report (28 February-3 March 2019-BlueWater Resort & Casino, Parker, AZ, USA)

Cohen, A., Cassidy, C., Crow, R., Bright, J., Crossey, L., Dorsey, R., Gootee, B., House, K., Howard, K., Karlstrom, K. & Pearthree, P., Dec 2 2019, In : Scientific Drilling. 26, p. 59-67 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Vegetation change in the Baringo Basin, East Africa across the onset of Northern Hemisphere glaciation 3.3–2.6 Ma

Lupien, R. L., Russell, J. M., Yost, C. L., Kingston, J. D., Deino, A. L., Logan, J., Schuh, A. & Cohen, A. S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 109426.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

δ13C records from fish fossils as paleo-indicators of ecosystem response to lake levels in the Plio-Pleistocene lakes of Tugen Hills, Kenya

Billingsley, A. L., Reinthal, P., Dettman, D. L., Kingston, J. D., Deino, A. L., Ortiz, K., Mohler, B. & Cohen, A., Nov 15 2019, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 534, 109320.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

A leaf wax biomarker record of early Pleistocene hydroclimate from West Turkana, Kenya

Lupien, R. L., Russell, J. M., Feibel, C., Beck, C., Castañeda, I., Deino, A. & Cohen, A. S., Apr 15 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 186, p. 225-235 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Linking watershed disturbance with nearshore sedimentation and the shell beds of Lake Tanganyika (Mahale Mountains, Tanzania)

Busch, J., Soreghan, M., de Beurs, K., McGlue, M., Kimirei, I., Cohen, A. & Ryan, E., Jul 1 2018, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. 77, 13, 514.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution

Owen, R. B., Muiruri, V. M., Lowenstein, T. K., Renaut, R. W., Rabideaux, N., Luo, S., Deino, A. L., Sier, M. J., Dupont-Nivet, G., Mcnulty, E. P., Leet, K., Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Deocampo, D., Shen, C. C., Billingsley, A. & Mbuthia, A., Oct 30 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 44, p. 11174-11179 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Reply to comments by Nutz and Schuster (2018) on “A leaf wax biomarker record of early Pleistocene hydroclimate from West Turkana, Kenya”

Lupien, R. L., Russell, J. M., Feibel, C., Beck, C., Castãneda, I., Deino, A. & Cohen, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Quaternary Science Reviews.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Subdecadal phytolith and charcoal records from Lake Malawi, East Africa imply minimal effects on human evolution from the ∼74 ka Toba supereruption

Yost, C. L., Jackson, L. J., Stone, J. R. & Cohen, A., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 116, p. 75-94 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Waxing and waning of forests: Late Quaternary biogeography of southeast Africa

Ivory, S. J., Lézine, A. M., Vincens, A. & Cohen, A., Jul 1 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 7, p. 2939-2951 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2017

Approaches to Middle Stone Age landscape archaeology in tropical Africa

Wright, D. K., Thompson, J. C., Schilt, F., Cohen, A. S., Choi, J. H., Mercader, J., Nightingale, S., Miller, C. E., Mentzer, S. M., Walde, D., Welling, M. & Gomani-Chindebvu, E., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 77, p. 64-77 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

East African weathering dynamics controlled by vegetation-climate feedbacks

Ivory, S. J., McGlue, M. M., Ellis, G. S., Boehlke, A., Lézine, A. M., Vincens, A. & Cohen, A. S., Sep 1 2017, In : Geology. 45, 9, p. 823-826 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Stable C, O and clumped isotope systematics and 14C geochronology of carbonates from the Quaternary Chewaucan closed-basin lake system, Great Basin, USA: Implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions using carbonates

Hudson, A. M., Quade, J., Ali, G., Boyle, D., Bassett, S., Huntington, K. W., De los Santos, M. G., Cohen, A., Lin, K. & Wang, X., Sep 1 2017, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 212, p. 274-302 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

The top of the Olduvai Subchron in a high-resolution magnetostratigraphy from the West Turkana core WTK13, hominin sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP)

Sier, M. J., Langereis, C. G., Dupont-Nivet, G., Feibel, C. S., Joordens, J. C. A., van der Lubbe, J. H. J. L., Beck, C. C., Olago, D. & Cohen, A., Oct 1 2017, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 42, p. 117-129 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2016

An integrated sedimentary systems analysis of the Río Bermejo (Argentina): Megafan character in the overfilled Southern Chaco Foreland basin

McGlue, M. M., Smith, P. H., Zani, H., Silva, A., Carrapa, B., Cohen, A. & Pepper, M. B., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Sedimentary Research. 86, 12, p. 1359-1377 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Climate warming reduces fish production and benthic habitat in Lake Tanganyika, one of the most biodiverse freshwater ecosystems

Cohen, A. S., Gergurich, E. L., Kraemer, B. M., McGlue, M. M., McIntyre, P. B., Russell, J. M., Simmons, J. D. & Swarzenski, P. W., Aug 23 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 34, p. 9563-9568 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Did a catastrophic lake spillover integrate the late miocene early pliocene Colorado river and the Gulf of California? Microfaunal and stable isotope evidence from Blythe basin, California-Arizona, USA

Bright, J., Cohen, A., Dettman, D. L., Pearthree, P. A., Dorsey, R. J. & Homan, M. B., Mar 1 2016, In : Palaios. 31, 3, p. 81-91 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Environmental change explains cichlid adaptive radiation at Lake Malawi over the past 1.2 million years

Ivory, S. J., Blome, M. W., King, J. W., McGlue, M. M., Cole, J. E. & Cohen, A. S., Oct 18 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 42, p. 11895-11900 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

The Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project: Inferring the environmental context of human evolution from eastern African rift lake deposits

Cohen, A., Campisano, C., Arrowsmith, R., Asrat, A., Behrensmeyer, A. K., Deino, A., Feibel, C., Hill, A., Johnson, R., Kingston, J., Lamb, H., Lowenstein, T., Noren, A., Olago, D., Owen, R. B., Potts, R., Reed, K., Renaut, R., Schäbitz, F., Tiercelin, J. J. & 41 others, Trauth, M. H., Wynn, J., Ivory, S., Brady, K., O'Grady, R., Rodysill, J., Githiri, J., Russell, J., Foerster, V., Dommain, R., Rucina, S., Deocampo, D., Russell, J., Billingsley, A., Beck, C., Dorenbeck, G., Dullo, L., Feary, D., Garello, D., Gromig, R., Johnson, T., Junginger, A., Karanja, M., Kimburi, E., Mbuthia, A., McCartney, T., McNulty, E., Muiruri, V., Nambiro, E., Negash, E. W., Njagi, D., Wilson, J. N., Rabideaux, N., Raub, T., Sier, M. J., Smith, P., Urban, J., Warren, M., Yadeta, M., Yost, C. & Zinaye, B., Feb 19 2016, In : Scientific Drilling. 21, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2015

Continuous 1.3-million-year record of East African hydroclimate, and implications for patterns of evolution and biodiversity

Lyons, R. P., Scholz, C. A., Cohen, A., King, J. W., Brown, E. T., Ivory, S. J., Johnson, T. C., Deino, A. L., Reinthal, P. N., McGlue, M. M. & Blome, M. W., Dec 22 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 51, p. 15568-15573 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Scopus citations

High-resolution paleoecological records from Lake Malawi show no significant cooling associated with the Mount Toba supereruption at ca. 75 ka

Jackson, L. J., Stone, J. R., Cohen, A. & Yost, C. L., 2015, In : Geology. 43, 9, p. 823-826 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Importance of groundwater in propagating downward integration of the 6-5 Ma Colorado River system: Geochemistry of springs, travertines, and lacustrine carbonates of the Grand Canyon region over the past 12 Ma

Crossey, L. C., Karlstrom, K. E., Dorsey, R., Pearce, J., Wan, E., Beard, L. S., Asmerom, Y., Polyak, V., Crow, R. S., Cohen, A., Bright, J. & Pecha, M. E., May 13 2015, In : Geosphere. 11, 3, p. 660-682 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Lake formation, characteristics, and evolution in retroarc deposystems: A synthesis of the modern Andean orogen and its associated basins

Cohen, A., McGlue, M. M., Ellis, G. S., Zani, H., Swarzenski, P. W., Assine, M. L. & Silva, A., Jan 1 2015, Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile. Ducea, M. N., Ducea, M. N., DeCelles, P. G., Kapp, P. A. & Carrapa, B. (eds.). Geological Society of America, p. 309-335 27 p. (Memoir of the Geological Society of America; vol. 212).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

18 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Tephrostratigraphy and depositional environment of young (

DiMaggio, E. N., Arrowsmith, J. R., Campisano, C. J., Johnson, R. A., Deino, A. L., Warren, M., Fisseha, S. & Cohen, A., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of African Earth Sciences. 112, p. 234-250 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

The sedimentary response to a rapid change in lake level in Lake Tanganyika

McManus, J., Severmann, S., Cohen, A., McKay, J. L., Montanye, B. R., Hartwell, A. M., Brucker, R. L. P. & Wheatcroft, R., Dec 15 2015, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 440, p. 647-658 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2014

Ecology and evolution of the African great lakes and their faunas

Salzburger, W., Bocxlaer, B. V. & Cohen, A. S., Nov 23 2014, In : Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 45, p. 519-545 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Scopus citations

Modern distribution of ostracodes and other limnological indicators in southern Lake Malawi: Implications for paleocological studies

Blome, M. W., Cohen, A. S. & Lopez, M. J., May 2014, In : Hydrobiologia. 728, 1, p. 179-200 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Renewed Geoarchaeological Investigations of Mwanganda's Village (Elephant Butchery Site), Karonga, Malawi

Wright, D. K., Thompson, J., Mackay, A., Welling, M., Forman, S. L., Price, G., Zhao, J. X., Cohen, A. S., Malijani, O. & Gomani-Chindebvu, E., Mar 1 2014, In : Geoarchaeology. 29, 2, p. 98-120 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Using lead isotopes and trace element records from two contrasting Lake Tanganyika sediment cores to assess watershed - Lake exchange

Odigie, K. O., Cohen, A. S., Swarzenski, P. W. & Flegal, A. R., Dec 1 2014, In : Applied Geochemistry. 51, p. 184-190 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Vegetation controls on weathering intensity during the last deglacial transition in southeast Africa

Ivory, S. J., McGlue, M. M., Ellis, G. S., Lézine, A. M., Cohen, A. S. & Vincens, A., Nov 18 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 11, e112855.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2013

Continental drilling to explore earth's sedimentary, paleobiological, and biogeochemical record

Cohen, A. & Soreghan, G., Jul 30 2013, In : Eos. 94, 31, p. 271 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

In the hot seat: Insolation, ENSO, and vegetation in the african tropics

Ivory, S. J., Russell, J. & Cohen, A. S., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 118, 4, p. 1347-1358 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Late Quaternary stratigraphy, sedimentology and geochemistry of an underfilled lake basin in the Puna plateau (northwest Argentina)

Mcglue, M. M., Cohen, A. S., Ellis, G. S. & Kowler, A. L., Dec 2013, In : Basin Research. 25, 6, p. 638-658 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Quaternary ostracodes and molluscs from the Rukwa Basin (Tanzania) and their evolutionary and paleobiogeographic implications

Cohen, A. S., Van Bocxlaer, B., Todd, J. A., McGlue, M., Michel, E., Nkotagu, H. H., Grove, A. T. & Delvaux, D., Dec 15 2013, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 392, p. 79-97 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Scientific drilling and the evolution of the earth system: Climate, biota, biogeochemistry and extreme systems

Soreghan, G. S. & Cohen, A. S., Nov 1 2013, In : Scientific Drilling. 16, p. 63-72 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2012

Effect of aridity and rainfall seasonality on vegetation in the southern tropics of East Africa during the Pleistocene/Holocene transition

Ivory, S. J., Lézine, A. M., Vincens, A. & Cohen, A. S., Jan 1 2012, In : Quaternary Research. 77, 1, p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Erratum to: Limnogeology in Brazil's "forgotten wilderness": A synthesis from the large floodplain lakes of the Pantanal (J Paleolimnol (2011), 46, (273-289), 10.1007/s10933-011-95380-5)

McGlue, M. M., Silva, A., Corradini, F. A., Zani, H., Trees, M. A., Ellis, G. S., Parolin, M., Swarzenski, P. W., Cohen, A. S. & Assine, M. L., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 47, 1, p. 165-166 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate