• 1048 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
1977 …2019
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Research Output 1977 2019

2019

Microblade remains from the Xishahe site, North China and their implications for the origin of microblade technology in Northeast Asia

Guan, Y., Wang, X., Wang, F., Olsen, J. W., Pei, S., Zhou, Z. & Gao, X., Jan 1 2019, In : Quaternary International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

river terrace
standardization
Last Glacial Maximum
climate change
basin

Middle Palaeolithic human dispersal in Central Asia: New archaeological investigations in the Orkhon Valley, Mongolia

Khatsenovich, A. M., Rybin, E. P., Bazargur, D., Marchenko, D. V., Kogai, S. A., Shevchenko, T. A., Klementiev, A. M., Gunchinsuren, B. & Olsen, J. W., Aug 1 2019, In : Antiquity. 93, 370

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mongolia
Central Asia
Archaeological Investigation
Middle Palaeolithic
Human Dispersal
2018

Early Marine Isotope Stage 3 human occupation of the Shandong Peninsula, coastal North China

Li, F., Wang, J., Zhou, X., Wang, X., Long, H., Chen, Y., Olsen, J. W. & Chen, F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Quaternary Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

marine isotope stage
occupation
Pleistocene
archaeological evidence
coast
26 Citations (Scopus)

The earliest human occupation of the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau 40 thousand to 30 thousand years ago

Zhang, X. L., Ha, B. B., Wang, S. J., Chen, Z. J., Ge, J. Y., Long, H., He, W., Da, W., Nian, X. M., Yi, M. J., Zhou, X. Y., Zhang, P. Q., Jin, Y. S., Bar-Yosef, O., Olsen, J. W. & Gao, X., Nov 30 2018, In : Science. 362, 6418, p. 1049-1051 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupations
Oceans and Seas
History
Survival
2017

Handbook of east and southeast asian archaeology

Habu, J., Lape, P. V., Olsen, J. W. & Eastep, A. M., Jan 1 2017, Springer New York. 771 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

archaeology
East-Timor
interpretation
history of ideas
Laos

Introduction

Habu, J., Lape, P. V. & Olsen, J. W., Jan 1 2017, Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology. Springer New York, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

social process
cultural diversity
technical development
Southeast Asia
linguistics

Paleolithic research in China

Gao, X., Guan, Y., Xu, X. & Olsen, J. W., Jan 1 2017, Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology. Springer New York, p. 241-276 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

China
archaeology
social isolation
twentieth century
Palaeolithic

Preface

Habu, J., Lape, P. V. & Olsen, J. W., Jan 1 2017, Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology. Springer New York, p. vii-ix

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

2016

Aspects of the Inner Mongolian palaeolithic

Yuping, W. & Olsen, J. W., Sep 16 2016, Paleoanthropology and Paleolithic Archaeology in the People's Republic of China. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 243-258 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Palaeolithic
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of obsidian from the Tibetan Plateau by XRF and NAA

Perreault, C., Boulanger, M. T., Hudson, A. M., Rhode, D., Madsen, D. B., Olsen, J. W., Steffen, M. L., Quade, J., Glascock, M. D. & Brantingham, P. J., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 5, p. 392-399 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tibet
artifact
habitat
interaction
Tibetan Plateau
6 Citations (Scopus)

New evidence for Paleolithic human behavior in Mongolia: The Kharganyn Gol 5 site

Khatsenovich, A. M., Rybin, E. P., Gunchinsuren, B., Olsen, J. W., Shelepaev, R. A., Zotkina, L. V., Bolorbat, T., Popov, A. Y. & Odsuren, D., Mar 10 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Quaternary International.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human behavior
Paleolithic
chert
occupation
Pleistocene
1 Citation (Scopus)
archaeology
China
Palaeolithic Archaeology
Paleoanthropology
Prehistoric Archaeology
12 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the LGM on the development of the Upper Paleolithic in Mongolia

Rybin, E. P., Khatsenovich, A. M., Gunchinsuren, B., Olsen, J. W. & Zwyns, N., Dec 15 2016, In : Quaternary International. 425, p. 69-87 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paleolithic
Last Glacial Maximum
marine isotope stage
occupation
human settlement
2015
4 Citations (Scopus)

A regional record of expanded Holocene wetlands and prehistoric human occupation from paleowetland deposits of the western Yarlung Tsangpo valley, southern Tibetan Plateau

Hudson, A. M., Olsen, J. W., Quade, J., Lei, G., Huth, T. E. & Zhang, H., Oct 30 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Quaternary Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

occupation
monsoon
wetland
Holocene
plateau
8 Citations (Scopus)

Labor costs for prehistoric earthwork construction: Experimental and archaeological insights from the Lower Yangzi Basin, China

Xie, L., Kuhn, S. L., Sun, G., Olsen, J. W., Zheng, Y., Ding, P. & Zhao, Y., Jan 1 2015, In : American Antiquity. 80, 1, p. 67-88 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

labor costs
labor demand
China
prehistory
political power
26 Citations (Scopus)

Lake level reconstruction for 12.8-2.3ka of the Ngangla Ring Tso closed-basin lake system, southwest Tibetan Plateau

Hudson, A. M., Quade, J., Huth, T. E., Lei, G., Cheng, H., Edwards, L. R., Olsen, J. W. & Zhang, H., Jan 1 2015, In : Quaternary Research. 83, 1, p. 66-79 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lake level
plateau
monsoon
lake
summer
6 Citations (Scopus)

THE EARLY UPPER PALEOLITHIC of the GOBI ALTAI REGION in MONGOLIA (Based on Materials from the Chikhen-2 Site)

Derevianko, A. P., Markin, S. V., Gladyshev, S. A. & Olsen, J. W., Sep 1 2015, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 43, 3, p. 17-41 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mongolia
social stratum
typology
China
Palaeolithic
2014
17 Citations (Scopus)
China
Lithics
Stone Age
evidence
Assemblages
12 Citations (Scopus)

On the possible use of fire by Homo erectus at Zhoukoudian, China

Zhong, M., Shi, C., Gao, X., Wu, X., Chen, F., Zhang, S., Zhang, X. & Olsen, J. W., 2014, In : Chinese Science Bulletin. 59, 3, p. 335-343 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

potassium
carbon
soil
in situ
11 Citations (Scopus)
Tibet
radiocarbon dating
wetland
artifact
Holocene
2013
11 Citations (Scopus)

Early upper paleolithic stone tool technologies of northern mongolia: The case of tolbor-4 and tolbor-15

Derevianko, A. P., Rybin, E. P., Gladyshev, S. A., Gunchinsuren, B., Tsybankov, A. A. & Olsen, J. W., 2013, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 41, 4, p. 21-37 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mongolia
continuity
trend
Early Upper Palaeolithic
Stone Tools
35 Citations (Scopus)

Late occupation of the high-elevation Northern Tibetan Plateau based on cosmogenic, luminescence, and radiocarbon ages

Brantingham, P. J., Xing, G., Madsen, D. B., Rhode, D., Perreault, C., van der Woerd, J. & Olsen, J. W., Sep 2013, In : Geoarchaeology - An International Journal. 28, 5, p. 413-431 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

luminescence
raw materials
colonization
occupation
utilization
2012
17 Citations (Scopus)

The paleolithic of Dzungaria (Xinjiang, Northwest China) based on materials from the Luotuoshi site

Derevianko, A. P., Xing, G., Olsen, J. W. & Rybin, E. P., Dec 2012, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 40, 4, p. 2-18 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artifact
China
Mongolia
Siberia
Central Asia
20 Citations (Scopus)

The Upper Paleolithic of Mongolia: Recent finds and new perspectives

Gladyshev, S. A., Olsen, J. W., Tabarev, A. V. & Jull, A. J. T., Dec 19 2012, In : Quaternary International. 281, p. 36-46 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paleolithic
industry
material culture
radiocarbon dating
cave
2010
25 Citations (Scopus)

Chronology and periodization of upper paleolithic sites in mongolia

Gladyshev, S. A., Olsen, J. W., Tabarev, A. V. & Kuzmin, Y. V., Sep 2010, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 38, 3, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

periodization
Mongolia
Chronology
Upper Paleolithic
Periodization
69 Citations (Scopus)

Paleoenvironmental and archaeological investigations at Qinghai Lake, western China: Geomorphic and chronometric evidence of lake level history

Rhode, D., Haizhou, M., Madsen, D. B., Brantingham, P. J., Forman, S. L. & Olsen, J. W., May 2010, In : Quaternary International. 218, 1-2, p. 29-44 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lake level
highstand
lake
history
coastal landform
2008
10 Citations (Scopus)

NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD AT CHIKHEN AGUI ROCKSHELTER (MONGOLIA)

Derevianko, A. P., Olsen, J. W., Tseveendorj, D., Gladyshev, S. A., Nokhrina, T. I. & Tabarev, A. V., Jun 2008, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 34, 2, p. 2-12 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mongolia
Pole
raw materials
environmental factors
natural resources
2007
60 Citations (Scopus)

A short chronology for the peopling of the Tibetan Plateau

Jeffrey Brantingham, P., Gao, X., Olsen, J. W., Ma, H., Rhode, D., Zhang, H. & Madsen, D. B., 2007, In : Developments in Quaternary Science. 9, C, p. 129-150 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronology
plateau
Paleolithic
adaptive radiation
colonization
75 Citations (Scopus)

Epipaleolithic/early Neolithic settlements at Qinghai Lake, western China

Rhode, D., Haiying, Z., Madsen, D. B., Xing, G., Jeffrey Brantingham, P., Haizhou, M. & Olsen, J. W., Apr 2007, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 34, 4, p. 600-612 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artifact
China
colonization
river
interaction
29 Citations (Scopus)

The technology of early Upper Paleolithic lithic reduction in Northern Mongolia: The Tolbor-4 site

Derevianko, A. P., Zenin, A. N., Rybin, E. P., Gladyshev, S. A., Tsybankov, A. A., Olsen, J. W., Tseveendorj, D. & Gunchinsuren, B., Mar 2007, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 29, 1, p. 16-38 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mongolia
Lithics
Early Upper Palaeolithic
2006
88 Citations (Scopus)

The Late Upper Paleolithic occupation of the northern Tibetan Plateau margin

Madsen, D. B., Haizhou, M., Brantingham, P. J., Xing, G., Rhode, D., Haiying, Z. & Olsen, J. W., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 33, 10, p. 1433-1444 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

occupation
prehistory
small group
animal
evidence
6 Citations (Scopus)

The Tsenkher structure in the Gobi-Altai, Mongolia: Geomorphological hints of an impact origin

Komatsu, G., Olsen, J. W., Ormö, J., Di Achille, G., Kring, D. A. & Matsui, T., Mar 2006, In : Geomorphology. 74, 1-4, p. 164-180 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crater
ejecta
salt tectonics
maar
fluidization
2004
24 Citations (Scopus)

120-150 ka human tooth and ivory engravings from Xinglongdong Cave, Three Gorges Region, South China

Gao, X., Huang, W., Xu, Z., Ma, Z. & Olsen, J. W., 2004, In : Chinese Science Bulletin. 49, 2, p. 175-180 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gorge
tooth
cave
uranium series dating
fossil
27 Citations (Scopus)

Initial upper Paleolithic blade industries from the north-central Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Derevianko, A. P., Brantingham, P. J., Olsen, J. W. & Tseveendorj, D., Jun 2 2004, The Early Upper Paleolithic beyond Western Europe. University of California Press, p. 207-222 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mongolia
desert
industry
Blade
Industry
2003
52 Citations (Scopus)

Speculation on the timing and nature of Late Pleistocene hunter-gatherer colonization of the Tibetan Plateau

Brantingham, P. J., Ma, H., Olsen, J. W., Gao, X., Madsen, D. B. & Rhode, D. E., 2003, In : Chinese Science Bulletin. 48, 14, p. 1510-1516 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hunter-gatherer
Paleolithic
colonization
plateau
Pleistocene
2002
3 Citations (Scopus)

Geological and archaeological exploration of caves in Mongolia

Komatsu, G. & Olsen, J. W., 2002, In : Cave and Karst Science. 29, 2, p. 75-86 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cave
occupation
Paleolithic
carbonate rock
paleoenvironment
2001
36 Citations (Scopus)

Lithic assemblages from the Chang Tang region, Northern Tibet

Brantingham, P. J., Olsen, J. W. & Schaller, G. B., Jun 2001, In : Antiquity. 75, 288, p. 319-327 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tibet
organization
lack
evidence
Lithic Assemblages
54 Citations (Scopus)

Paleoshoreline geomorphology of Böön Tsagaan Nuur, Tsagaan Nuur and Orog Nuur: The Valley of Lakes, Mongolia

Komatsu, G., Brantingham, P. J., Olsen, J. W. & Baker, V., 2001, In : Geomorphology. 39, 3-4, p. 83-98 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geomorphology
valley
lake
Last Glacial Maximum
landform
2000
87 Citations (Scopus)

Raw material quality and prepared core technologies in Northeast Asia

Brantingham, P. J., Olsen, J. W., Rech, J. A. & Krivoshapkin, A. I., Mar 2000, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 27, 3, p. 255-271 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

raw materials
Northeast Asia
Raw Material Quality
Raw Materials
Mongolia
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Tsagan-Agui Cave (Mongolia): Pleistocene stratigraphy, archeology, and paleoecology

Derevyanko, A. P., Devyatkin, E. V., Simakova, A. N., Olsen, J. W., Kulikov, O. A. & Gnibedenko, Z. N., Jan 2000, In : Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation. 8, 1, p. 84-98 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleoecology
archaeology
cave
stratigraphy
Pleistocene
1990
55 Citations (Scopus)

A review of evidence for postulated Middle Pleistocene occupations in Viet Nam

Olsen, J. W. & Ciochon, R. L., 1990, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 19, 8, p. 761-788 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hominid
antiquity
Vietnam
occupation
human activity
1987
10 Citations (Scopus)

The Badain Jaran desert: remote sensing investigations.

Walker, A. S., Olsen, J. W. & Bagen, 1987, In : Geographical Journal. 153, 2, p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert
remote sensing
playa
Landsat
gravel
14 Citations (Scopus)

The practice of archaeology in China today.

Olsen, J. W., 1987, In : Antiquity. 61, 232, p. 282-290 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

archaeology
China
economics
Economics
Cultural Phenomena
1986
28 Citations (Scopus)

Paleoanthropological and archaeological research in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Ciochon, R. L. & Olsen, J. W., 1986, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 15, 7, p. 623-631 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vietnam
1982
8 Citations (Scopus)

A handaxe of Libyan Desert glass (in Egypt).

Roe, D. A., Olsen, J. W., Underwood, J. R. & Giegengack, R. F., 1982, In : Antiquity. 56, 217, p. 88-92 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

raw materials
desert
Egypt
typology
time
1981
5 Citations (Scopus)

A comment on nomenclature in faunal studies

Olsen, S. L. & Olsen, J. W., Jan 1 1981, In : American Antiquity. 46, 1, p. 192-194 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

archaeology
animal
Archaeological Sites
Zooarchaeology
Nomenclature
2 Citations (Scopus)

Domestic dogs from the Neolithic of China (and North America).

Olsen, S., Olsen, J. W. & Qi Guo-Qin, G-Q., 1981, In : Explorers Journal. 58, 4, p. 165-167 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

skull
dog
North America
1978
2 Citations (Scopus)

Carnivoran jaw shape

Hylander, W. L., Olsen, S. J. & Olsen, J. W., 1978, In : Science. 202, 4373, p. 1218 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jaw
1977
62 Citations (Scopus)

The Chinese wolf, ancestor of New World Dogs

Olsen, S. J. & Olsen, J. W., 1977, In : Science. 197, 4303, p. 533-535 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dogs