Waters, Michael individual record

My research focuses on the following topics: Peopling of the Americas; Geoarchaeology; Late Quaternary history; and Americas and Northeast Asia.

selected publications
Academic Articles44
  • Waters, M. R., Stafford, T. W., & Carlson, D. L (2020). The age of Clovis-13,050 to 12,750 cal yr B.P.. Sci Adv. 6(43),
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  • Halligan, J. J., Waters, M. R., Perrotti, A., Owens, I. J., Feinberg, J. M., Bourne, M. D., ... Dunbar, J. S (2016). Pre-Clovis occupation 14,550 years ago at the Page-Ladson site, Florida, and the peopling of the Americas.. Sci Adv. 2(5), e1600375.
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  • Bourne, M. D., Feinberg, J. M., Stafford, T. W., Waters, M. R., Lundelius, E., & Forman, S. L. (2016). High-intensity geomagnetic field spike observed at ca. 3000 cal BP in Texas, USA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
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  • Raghavan, M., Steinrcken, M., Harris, K., Schiffels, S., Rasmussen, S., DeGiorgio, M., ... Willerslev, E. (2015). POPULATION GENETICS. Genomic evidence for the Pleistocene and recent population history of Native Americans.. Science. 349(6250), aab3884.
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  • Waters, M. R., Stafford, T. W., Kooyman, B., & Hills, L. V (2015). Late Pleistocene horse and camel hunting at the southern margin of the ice-free corridor: reassessing the age of Wally's Beach, Canada.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 112(14), 4263-4267.
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  • Waters, M. R., & Jennings, T. A. (2015). The Hogeye Clovis cache.
  • Carlson, D. L., Pevny, C. D., Jennings, T. A., & Waters, M. R. (2011). Clovis Lithic Technology Investigation of a Stratified Workshop at the Gault Site, Texas. Texas A&M University Press.
  • Waters, M. R., Long, M., Dickens, W., Sweitz, S., Presley, A. L., Buvit, I., ... Dannhaeuser, N. (2009). Lone star stalag: German prisoners of war at Camp hearne.
  • Waters, M. R (1992). Principles of Geoarchaeology A North American Perspective. University of Arizona Press.
  • Ravesloot, J. C., Darling, J. A., & Waters, M. R. (2009). Hohokam and Pima-Maricopa irrigation agriculturalists: Maladaptive or resilient societies. Fisher, C. T., Hill, J. B., & Feinman, G. M. (Eds.), The Archaeology of Environmental Change: Socionatural Legacies of Degradation and Resilience. 232-245. University of Arizona Press.
  • Waters, M. R. (2006). Prehistoric human response to landscape change in the American southwest. Doyel, D. E., & Dean, J. S. (Eds.), Environmental change and human adaptation in the ancient American Southwest. 26-45. Univ of Utah Pr.
  • Waters, M. R. (2004). The role of geoarchaeology in the search for the first Americans. Lepper, B. T., & Bonnichsen, R. (Eds.), New Perspectives on the First Americans. 187-192. Center for the Study of the First.
  • Waters, M. R. (2003). Dating late Quaternary alluvial stratigraphic sequences. Howard, A. J., Macklin, M. G., & Passmore, D. G. (Eds.), Alluvial Archaeology in Europe. 305-312. CRC Press.
  • Waters, M. R. (1990). Late Quaternary alluvial stratigraphy and early Holocene archaeology of Whitewater Draw, Arizona. Donahue, J. D., & Lasca, N. P. (Eds.), Archaeological Geology of North America. 315-322. Geological Society of Amer.
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Texas A&M University; Anthropology; 4352 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4352