Owen Davis

  • 1384 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
1982 …2017
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Research Output 1982 2017

  • 1384 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 42 Article
  • 1 Chapter
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Terminal Pleistocene/Early Holocene Environmental Record and Fluted Point from Twain Harte, California

Moratto, M. J., Davis, O., Davis-King, S., Meyer, J., Rosenthal, J. & Sylwester, L., Jul 3 2017, In : PaleoAmerica. 3, 3, p. 260-275 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollen
Holocene
Pleistocene
sediments
sediment
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

The short, unhappy use lives of Early Agricultural period "food storage" pits at the las capas site, Southern Arizona

Diehl, M. W. & Davis, O., Apr 1 2016, In : American Antiquity. 81, 2, p. 333-344 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food
farmer
wetland
agriculture
regime
2010
19 Citations (Scopus)

Early occurrence of sagebrush steppe, Miocene (12 Ma) on the Snake River Plain

Davis, O. & Ellis, B., May 2010, In : Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 160, 3-4, p. 172-180 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Snake River
alluvial plain
Artemisia
steppes
steppe
2009
102 Citations (Scopus)

Antioxidant activity of Sonoran Desert bee pollen

LeBlanc, B. W., Davis, O., Boue, S., DeLucca, A. & Deeby, T., Aug 15 2009, In : Food Chemistry. 115, 4, p. 1299-1305 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sonoran Desert
Bees
Pollen
Antioxidants
antioxidant activity
2008
34 Citations (Scopus)

Associations among modern pollen, vegetation, and climate in western North America

Minckley, T. A., Bartlein, P. J., Whitlock, C., Shuman, B. N., Williams, J. W. & Davis, O., Nov 2008, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 27, 21-22, p. 1962-1991 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollen
climate
vegetation
climate conditions
desert
2006
4 Citations (Scopus)

Feces in the geological record

Davis, O., Jul 21 2006, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 237, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geological record
feces
6 Citations (Scopus)

Paleoecología del Cuaternario Tardío en la Laguna de Ballona en el sur de California

Translated title of the contribution: Late Quaternary palaeoecology of Ballona Lagoon in southern CaliforniaPalacios-Fest, M. R., Homburg, J. A., Brevik, E. C., Orme, A. R., Davis, O. & Shelley, S. D., Sep 2006, In : Ciencias Marinas. 32, 3, p. 485-504 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleoecology
lagoon
estuaries
estuary
ostracod
145 Citations (Scopus)

Sporormiella fungal spores, a palynological means of detecting herbivore density

Davis, O. & Shafer, D. S., Jul 21 2006, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 237, 1, p. 40-50 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sporormiella
fungal spores
spore
herbivore
herbivores
2005
19 Citations (Scopus)
Deforestation
Lake Tanganyika
deforestation
Lakes
Erosion
2002
14 Citations (Scopus)

Progress in global lake drilling holds potential for global change research

Dean, W., Rosenbaum, J., Haskell, B., Kelts, K., Schnurrenberger, D., Blas, V. G., Cohen, A., Davis, O., Dinter, D. & Nielson, D., Feb 26 2002, In : Eos. 83, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

global change
drilling
lake
26 Citations (Scopus)

The transformation of Sonoran Desert wetlands following the historic decrease of burning

Davis, O. K., Minckley, T., Moutoux, T., Jull, T. & Kalin, B., Mar 2002, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 50, 3, p. 393-412 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sonoran Desert
wetlands
desert
wetland
charcoal
2001
11 Citations (Scopus)

Early irrigation systems in southeastern Arizona: The ostracode perspective

Palacios-Fest, M. R., Mabry, J. B., Nials, F., Holmlund, J. P., Miksa, E. & Davis, O., 2001, In : Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 14, 5, p. 541-555 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

irrigation system
ostracod
canal
paleoecology
pollen
1999
43 Citations (Scopus)

Pollen analysis of a late-glacial and Holocene sediment core from Mono Lake, Mono County, California

Davis, O., Sep 1999, In : Quaternary Research. 52, 2, p. 243-249 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

late glacial
palynology
lake level
sediment core
pollen
56 Citations (Scopus)
palynology
pollen
Sarcobatus
Holocene
basins
7 Citations (Scopus)

Pollen and other microfossils in Pleistocene speleothems, Kartchner Caverns, Arizona

Davis, O., Aug 1999, In : Journal of Cave and Karst Studies. 61, 2, p. 89-92 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

speleothem
cavern
microfossil
pollen
Pleistocene
1998
21 Citations (Scopus)
Great Salt Lake
saline lake
Gaylussacia
isotopes
pollen
26 Citations (Scopus)

Tertiary and Quaternary vegetation history of the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA

Davis, O. & Moutoux, T. E., 1998, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 19, 4, p. 417-427 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Salt Lake
Ashes
vegetation history
saline lake
Sedimentation
1996

Late quaternary stratigraphy of Owens Lake, California

Lund, S. P., Newton, M. S., Hammond, D. E., Davis, O. & Bradbury, J. P., 1996, In : US Geological Survey Circular. 1119, p. 47-52 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stratigraphy
Lakes
stratigraphy
lake
1995
39 Citations (Scopus)
pollen
Holocene
pollen rain
vegetation
climate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Radiocarbon dating of buried trees and climate change in west-central Oklahoma

Davis, O., Dai Kaimei, K., Dean, J. S., Parks, J. & Kalin, R. M., 1995, In : Radiocarbon. 37, 2, p. 611-614 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radiocarbon dating
tree ring
Climate change
climate change
solar activity
1994
26 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous Holocene Record of Diatom Stratigraphy, Paleohydrology, and Anthropogenic Activity in a Spring-Mound in Southwestern United States

Blinn, D. W., Hevly, R. H. & Davis, O., Sep 1994, In : Quaternary Research. 42, 2, p. 197-205 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

paleohydrology
stratigraphy
diatom
human activity
Holocene
2 Citations (Scopus)

Orbital history and seasonality of regional precipitation

Davis, O. & Sellers, W. D., Mar 1994, In : Human Ecology. 22, 1, p. 97-113 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seasonality
monsoon
climate
history
summer
34 Citations (Scopus)
Medieval Warm Period
Isotopes
solar activity
anomaly
isotope
1992
62 Citations (Scopus)
Thespesia
Sonoran Desert
palynology
pollen
desert
80 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid climatic change in coastal southern California inferred from pollen analysis of San Joaquin Marsh

Davis, O., 1992, In : Quaternary Research. 37, 1, p. 89-100 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

palynology
marsh
climate change
spore
Neoglacial
36 Citations (Scopus)

Separation and 14C dating of pure pollen from lake sediments: nanofossil AMS dating

Long, A., Davis, O. & De Lanois, J., 1992, In : Radiocarbon. 34, 3, p. 557-560 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clean rooms
nanofossil
accelerator mass spectrometry
Lakes
lacustrine deposit
1990
44 Citations (Scopus)

Caves as sources of biotic remains in arid western North America

Davis, O., 1990, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 76, 3-4, p. 331-348 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

caves
cave
midden
pollen
sediments

Introduction

Davis, O., 1990, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 76, 3-4, p. 187-188 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1988
20 Citations (Scopus)

Contemporary pollen rain across the central Sierra Nevada, California, U.S.A. relationship to modern vegetation types

Anderson, R. S. & Davis, O., 1988, Arctic & Alpine Research. 4 ed. Vol. 20. p. 448-460 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

pollen rain
vegetation type
vegetation
cluster analysis
climate change
8 Citations (Scopus)

Reply: Pollen in packrat (Neotoma) Middens: Pollen transport and the relationship of pollen to vegetation: Discussion

Davis, O. & Anderson, R. S., 1988, In : Palynology. 12, 1, p. 226-229 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

midden
pollen
vegetation
1987
47 Citations (Scopus)

Pollen in packrat (neotoma) middens: Pollen transport and the relationship of pollen to vegetation

Davis, O. & Anderson, R. S., Dec 1 1987, In : Palynology. 11, 1, p. 185-198 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

midden
pollen
vegetation
inhomogeneity
biogenic deposit
3 Citations (Scopus)

Recent developments in the study of arid lands.

Davis, O., 1987, In : Episodes. 10, 1, p. 41-42 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cave deposit
playa
global change
loess
human activity
110 Citations (Scopus)
spore
extinction
fungus
Pleistocene
sediment
1986
3 Citations (Scopus)

Accelerator radiocarbon date indicates mid-Holocene age for hickory nut from Indiana late-glacial sediments

Jackson, S. T., Whitehead, D. R. & Davis, O., 1986, In : Quaternary Research. 25, 2, p. 257-258 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nut
glacial deposit
late glacial
Holocene
Mid-Holocene
49 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting climatic histories for the Snake River Plain, Idaho, resulting from multiple thermal maxima

Davis, O., Sheppard, J. C. & Robertson, S., 1986, In : Quaternary Research. 26, 3, p. 321-339 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypsithermal
alluvial plain
history
chronology
insolation
62 Citations (Scopus)

Dung of Mammuthus in the arid Southwest, North America

mead, J. I., Agenbroad, L. D., Davis, O. & Martin, P. S., 1986, In : Quaternary Research. 25, 1, p. 121-127 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cave
diet
rockfall
elephant
grass
23 Citations (Scopus)

Palynological evidence for the historic expansion of juniper and desert shrubs in Arizona, U.S.A.

Davis, O. & Turner, R. M., 1986, In : Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 49, 3-4, p. 177-193 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pinyon-juniper
Larrea tridentata
Prosopis
creosote
Southwestern United States
1985
43 Citations (Scopus)

Palynological evidence for early Holocene aridity in the southern Sierra Nevada, California

Davis, O., Scott Anderson, R., Fall, P. L., O'Rourke, M. K. & Thompson, R. S., 1985, In : Quaternary Research. 24, 3, p. 322-332 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aridity
Holocene
pollen
vegetation
meadow

Pollination of the eastern dwarf mistletoe.

Baker, F. A., French, D. W., Kulman, H. M., Davis, O. & Bright, R. C., 1985, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 15, 4, p. 708-714 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Santalales
pollination
flower
Arceuthobium
flowers
1984
28 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple thermal maxima during the holocene

Davis, O., 1984, In : Science. 225, 4662, p. 617-619 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypsithermal
Holocene
summer
insolation
climate change
30 Citations (Scopus)

Packrat middens from Canyon de Chelly, northeastern Arizona: Paleoecological and archaeological implications

Betancourt, J. L. & Davis, O., 1984, In : Quaternary Research. 21, 1, p. 56-64 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

midden
canyon
pollen
Pleistocene
mountain
70 Citations (Scopus)
pollen
mountains
basins
vegetation
basin
1982
25 Citations (Scopus)

Quaternary paleoecology of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, Snake River Plain, Idaho.

Bright, R. C. & Davis, O., 1982, In : American Midland Naturalist. 108, 1, p. 21-33 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Snake River
paleoecology
alluvial plain
engineering
steppe