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Eerkens, Jelmer W., Amy J. Gilreath, and Brian Joy
2012 Chemical composition, mineralogy, and physical structure of pigments on arrow and dart fragments from Gypsum Cave, Nevada .
Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology

Eerkens, Jelmer W., S. Tushingham, K. Lentz, J. Blake, D. Ardura, M. Palzoglu, and O. Fiehn
2012 GC/MS Analysis of Residues Reveals Nicotine in Two Late Prehistoric Pipes from CA-ALA-554.
Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Ada G. Berget, and Eric J. Bartelink
2011 Estimating weaning and early childhood diet from serial micro-samples of dentin collagen.
Journal of Archaeological Science

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2011 Pot conveyance, design characteristics, and precontact adaptations to arid environments. InPerspectives on Prehistoric Trade and Exchange in California and the Great Basin,
ed. by R.E. Hughes, pp. 135-147. University of Utah Press: Salt Lake City.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, Nathan E. Stevens, Amanda Cannon, Eric L. Brown, and Howard J. Spero
2010 Stable isotope provenance analysis of Olivella shell beads from the Los Angeles Basin and San Nicolas Island.
Journal of Islands and Coastal Archaeology

Eerkens, Jelmer W., K.J. Vaughn, M. Linares Grados, C.A. Conlee, K. Schreiber, M.D. Glascock, N. Tripcevich
2010 Spatio-temporal patterns in obsidian consumption in the Southern Nasca Region, Peru.
Journal of Archaeological Science
37: 825-832.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Kevin J. Vaughn, Moises Linares Grados
2009 Pre-Inca mining in the Southern Nasca Region, Peru.
83: 738-750.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2009 Privatization of resources and the evolution of prehistoric leadership strategies. In
The Evolution of Leadership: Transitions in Decision Making from Small-Scale to Middle-Range Societies
, edited by Kevin J. Vaughn, Jelmer W. Eerkens, and John Kantner, pp. 73-94. SAR Press: Santa Fe.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, Howard J. Spero, Nathan E. Stevens, Richard Fitzgerald, and Laura Brink
2009 The source of Early Horizon Olivella beads: isotopic evidence from CCO-548.
Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology
23, 11 pages.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., and Amy M. Spurling
2008 Obsidian Acquisition and Exchange Networks: A Diachronic Perspective on Households in the Owens Valley.
Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology
28(2): 111-126.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2008 Nomadic potters: relationships between ceramic technologies and mobility strategies. In
The Archaeology of Mobility: Old World and New World Nomadism
, ed. by H. Barnard and W. Wendrich, pp. 307-326. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Amy M. Spurling, Michelle A. Gras
2008 Measuring prehistoric mobility strategies based on obsidian geochemical and technological signatures in the Owens Valley, California.Journal of Archaeological Science
35(3): 668-680.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Kevin J. Vaughn, Tim R. Carpenter, Christina A. Conlee, Moises Linares Grados, Katharina Schreiber
2008 Obsidian hydration dating on the South Coast of Peru.Journal of Archaeological Science
35: 2231-2239.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. and Robert L. Bettinger
2008 Cultural transmission and the analysis of stylistic and functional variation. InTCultural Transmission and Archaeology: Issues and Case-Studies
, edited by M.J. O’Brien, pp. 21-38. SAA Press: Washington, DC.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Kevin J. Vaughn, Moises Linares Grados & M.J. Edwards
2008 La Ballena: a mining base camp in the southern Nasca region, Peru.Antiquity
315, Project Gallery.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Devin L. Snyder, and Nicole A. Reich
2008 Rock-ring features on the shores of Owens Lake and implications for prehistoric geophyte processing and storage.Proceedings of the Society for California Archaeology
21: 180-184.

Vaughn, Kevin J., Moises Linares Grados, Jelmer W. Eerkens, and Matthew J. Edwards
2007 Hematite Mining in the Ancient Americas: Mina Primavera, A 2000 Year Old Peruvian Mine.JOM (Journal of Minerals Metals and Materials)
59(12): 16-20.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., J.R. Ferguson, M.D. Glascock, C.E. Skinner, and S.A. Waechter
2007 Reduction strategies and geochemical characterization of lithic assemblages: a comparison of three case studies from western North America.American Antiquity
72(3): 585-597.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2007 Organic residue analysis and the decomposition of fatty acids in ancient potsherds. InTheory and Practice in Archaeological Residue Analysis
, ed. by H. Barnard and J.W. Eerkens, pp. 90-98. BAR International Series 1650, Archaeopress, Oxford.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. and Carl P. Lipo
2007 Cultural transmission theory and the archaeological record: providing context to understanding variation and temporal changes in material culture.Journal of Archaeological Research

Eerkens, Jelmer W., J.S. Rosenthal, D.C. Young, and J. King
2007 Early Holocene Landscape Archaeology in the Coso Basin, Northwestern Mojave Desert, California.North American Archaeologist
28(2): 87 – 112.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., J.S. Rosenthal, H.J. Spero, R. Shiraki, and G.S. Herbert
2007 Shell bead sourcing: a comparison of two techniques on Olivella biplicata shells and beads from Western North America. InArchaeological Chemistry: Analytical Techniques and Archaeological Interpretation
, edited by M.D. Glascock, R.J. Speakman, and R.S. Popelka-Filcoff, pp. 167-193. American Chemical Society, Washington DC.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. and Carl P. Lipo
2005 Cultural transmission, copying errors, and the generation of variation in material culture and the archaeological record.Journal of Anthropological Archaeology
24: 316-334.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Robert L. Bettinger, and Richard McElreath
2005 Cultural transmission, phylogenetics, and the archaeological record. InMapping Our Ancestors: Phylogenic Methods in Anthropology and Prehistory
, ed. by C.P. Lipo, M.J. O’Brien, M. Collard, and S.J. Shennan, pp. 169-183. Transaction Publishers, Somerset, NJ.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Gregory S. Herbert, Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, and Howard J. Spero
2005 Provenance analysis ofOlivella biplicata
shell beads from the California and Oregon Coast by stable isotope fingerprinting.Journal of Archaeological Science
32(10): 1501-1514.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2005 GC-MS Analysis and Fatty Acid Ratios of Archaeological Potsherds from the Western Great Basin of North America.Archaeometry
47(1): 83-102.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2004 Privatization, Small-Seed Intensification, and the Origins of Pottery in the Western Great Basin.American Antiquity
69 (4): 653-670.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. and Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
2004 Are obsidian subsources meaningful units of analysis?: temporal and spatial patterning of subsources in the Coso Volcanic Field, Southeastern California.Journal of Archaeological Science

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Jerome King, and Eric Wohlgemuth
2004 The Prehistoric Development of Intensive Green-Cone Piñon Processing in Eastern California.Journal of Field Archaeology
29 (3-4): 17-27.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2003 Sedentism, Storage, and the Intensification of Small Seeds: Prehistoric Developments in Owens Valley, California.North American Archaeologist
24(4): 281-309.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2003 Towards a chronology of brownware pottery in the Western Great Basin: a case study from Owens Valley.North American Archaeologist
24(1): 1-27.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2003 Residential mobility and pottery use in the Western Great Basin.Current Anthropology
44(5): 728-738.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2003 Trends in the geographic focus of American archaeology: an analysis ofAmerican Antiquity
articles and Ph.D. dissertations.The Archaeological Record
3(1): 29-33.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. and Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
2002 Transition from geophyte to seed processing: evidence for intensification from thermal features near China Lake, Northern Mojave Desert.Pacific Coast Archaeological Society Quarterly
38(2-3):19-36. Published in 2005.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Jerome King, and Michael D. Glascock
2002 Artifact size and chemical sourcing: studying the selecting large artifacts for analysis.Society for California Archaeology Newsletter

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Hector Neff, and Michael D. Glascock
2002 Ceramic Production among Small-Scale and Mobile Hunters and Gatherers: A Case Study from the Southwestern Great Basin.Journal of Anthropological Archaeology
21(2): 200-229.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2002 Preservation and identification of piñon resins by GC-MS in pottery from the western Great Basin.Archaeometry

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Hector Neff, and Michael D. Glascock
2002 Typologies and Classification of Great Basin Pottery: A New Look at Death Valley Brownwares. InCeramic Production and Circulation in the Greater Southwest: Source Determination by INAA and Complementtary Mineralogical Investigtations
, ed. by and D.M. Glowacki and H. Neff, pp. 140-151. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Monograph 44, Los Angeles.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. and Robert L. Bettinger
2001 Techniques for assessing standardization in artifact assemblages: can we scale material variability.American Antiquity
66(3): 493-504.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2001The Origins of Pottery Among Late Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers in California and the Western Great Basin
. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
2000 Practice Makes Within 5% of Perfect: The Role of Visual Perception, Motor Skills, and Human Memory in Artifact Variation and Standardization.Current Anthropology
41(4): 663-668.

Eerkens, Jelmer W. and Michael D. Glascock
2000 Northern Fish Lake Valley and the Volcanic Tablelands of Owens Valley: Description and Characterization of two Minor Sources of Obsidian in the Western Great Basin.Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology
22(2): 331-342.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
1999 Common pool resources, buffer zones, and jointly owned territories: Hunter-gatherer land and resource tenure in Fort Irwin, southeastern California.Human Ecology
27: 297-318.

Eerkens, Jelmer W., Hector Neff, and Michael Glascock
1999 Early pottery from Sun’gava and implications for the development of ceramics on Owens Valley.Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology
21(2): 275-285.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
1998 Reliable and Maintainable Technologies: Artifact Standardization and the Early to Later Mesolithic Transition in Northern England.
Lithic Technology
23: 42-53.

Eerkens, Jelmer W.
1997 Variability in Later Mesolithic microliths of Northern England.
17/18: 51-65

Bettinger, Robert L. and Jelmer W. Eerkens
1999 Point typologies, cultural transmission, and the spread of bow-and-arrow technology in the prehistoric Great Basin.American Antiquity
64: 231-242.

Bettinger, Robert L. and Jelmer W. Eerkens
1997 Evolutionary implications of metrical variation in Great Basin projectile points. InRediscovering Darwin: Evolutionary Theory and Archaeological Explanation
, edited by C.M Barton and G.A. Clark, pp. 177-191. Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association.