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The following websites provide useful information about First Americans archaeology, Late Pleistocene environments & animals, and geoarchaeology.

First Americans archaeology

1) The Paleoindian Database of the Americas (PIDBA) - http://pidba.utk.edu/main.htm
2) A Journey to a New Land - http://www.sfu.museum/journey
3) Texas Beyond History: Prehistoric Texas - http://www.texasbeyondhistory.net/prehistoric
4) Tony Baker's Paleoindian Website: http://www.ele.net
5) Florida Historical Contexts: The Paleoindian Period - http://dhr.dos.state.fl.us/facts/reports/contexts/paleo.cfm
6) Kenosha County, Wisconsin Mammoth Website - http://www.woollymammoth.org
7) The Paleo End Scraper - http://www.ele.net/pes/pesintro.htm
8) Yukon Beringia Interpretive Center - http://www.beringia.com/
9) James David Kilby, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology, ENMU - http://academic.enmu.edu/kilbyd/index.html

Late Pleistocene environments & animals

1) Columbian and Woolly Mammoth Information - http://www.mammothsite.com
2) Illinois State Museum Faunmap - http://www.museum.state.il.us/research/faunmap
3) Paleoenvironmental Atlas of Beringia - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/parcs/atlas/beringia
4) Postglacial Flooding of the Bering Land Bridge - http://instaar.colorado.edu/QGISL/bering_land_bridge
5) NOAA Paleoclimatology - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/paleo.html
6) Alaska Quaternary Center - http://www.uaf.edu/aqc/
7) The American Quaternary Association (AMQUA) - http://www.amqua.org/
8) International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) - http://www.inqua.org


1) Archaeological Geology Division - http://rock.geosociety.org/arch
2) Soil Micromorphology Website - https://www.soils.org/membership/divisions/soil-mineralogy/micromorphology
3) Radiocarbon-related Information Sources - http://www.radiocarbon.org/Info

Announcing the CSFA's newest graduates! Congratulations to
Heather Smith, Ph.D.,
Jesse Tune, Ph.D., and Melissa Mueller, M.A.!

Emergence and Diversity of Modern Human Behavior in Paleolithic Asia, edited by Yousuke Kaifu, Masami Izuho, Ted Goebel, Hiroyuki Sato, and Akira Ono, is now being sold through TAMU Press!

Clovis: On the Edge of a New Understanding, edited by Ashley M. Smallwood and Thomas A Jennings, is now being sold through TAMU Press!

The Hogeye Clovis Cache, by Michael R. Waters and Thomas A. Jennings, is now being sold through TAMU Press!

The companion book to the Paleoamerican Odyssey conference is now being sold through TAMU Press!

Mike Waters and colleagues publish article in Nature and present the genome of a Late Pleistocene human from a Clovis burial! (pdf)

Kelly Graf and colleagues publish article in Nature which shows that Siberians on the Mammoth Steppe were direct ancestors of the First Americans! (pdf)

Ted Goebel and co-authors publish article in Journal of Archaeological Science on excavations, dating, and analysis of Paleoindian deposits at Serpentine Hot Springs, Alaska, a fluted point site on the Bering Land Bridge. (pdf)

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