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1977 …2019

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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

1 Scopus citations

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
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

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

31 Scopus citations
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

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

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

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

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

4 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

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

12 Scopus citations
2015

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

5 Scopus citations

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

8 Scopus citations

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 (United States). 83, 1, p. 66-79 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations
2014
17 Scopus citations

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., Jan 1 2014, In : Chinese Science Bulletin. 59, 3, p. 335-343 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations
2013

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., Dec 2013, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 41, 4, p. 21-37 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

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 1 2013, In : Geoarchaeology. 28, 5, p. 413-431 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2012

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 1 2012, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 40, 4, p. 2-18 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

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

20 Scopus citations
2010

Chronology and periodization of upper paleolithic sites in mongolia

Gladyshev, S. A., Olsen, J. W., Tabarev, A. V. & Kuzmin, Y. V., Sep 1 2010, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 38, 3, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

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 1 2010, In : Quaternary International. 218, 1-2, p. 29-44 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations
2008

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 1 2008, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 34, 2, p. 2-12 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2007

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., Dec 1 2007, In : Developments in Quaternary Science. 9, C, p. 129-150 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

60 Scopus citations

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

75 Scopus citations

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 1 2007, In : Archaeology, Ethnology and Anthropology of Eurasia. 29, 1, p. 16-38 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2006

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

89 Scopus citations

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 1 2006, In : Geomorphology. 74, 1-4, p. 164-180 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2004

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., Dec 1 2004, In : Chinese Science Bulletin. 49, 2, p. 175-180 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

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

27 Scopus citations
2003

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., Dec 1 2003, In : Chinese Science Bulletin. 48, 14, p. 1510-1516 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations
2002

Geological and archaeological exploration of caves in Mongolia

Komatsu, G. & Olsen, J. W., Dec 1 2002, In : Cave and Karst Science. 29, 2, p. 75-86 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2001

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

37 Scopus citations

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. R., Jan 1 2001, In : Geomorphology. 39, 3-4, p. 83-98 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
2000

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

87 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1990

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

56 Scopus citations
1987

The Badain Jaran desert: remote sensing investigations.

Walker, A. S., Olsen, J. W. & Bagen, Jan 1 1987, In : Geographical Journal. 153, 2, p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The practice of archaeology in China today

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
1986

Paleoanthropological and archaeological research in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
1982

A handaxe of Libyan Desert glass

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
1981

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

5 Scopus citations

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

Olsen, S., Olsen, J. W. & Qi Guo-Qin, G-Q., Jan 1 1981, In : Explorers Journal. 58, 4, p. 165-167 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
1978

Carnivoran jaw shape

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
1977

The Chinese wolf, ancestor of New World Dogs

Olsen, S. J. & Olsen, J. W., Jan 1 1977, In : Science. 197, 4303, p. 533-535 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

62 Scopus citations