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Quaternary Environments: Publications

Dr A. B. Beaudoin

Research papers, book chapters, essays, and selected popular articles

Beaudoin, A. B. (2016) A Bison's View of Landscape and the Paleoenvironment. In: Bison and People on the North American Great Plains: A Deep Environmental History, edited by Geoff Cunfer and Bill Waiser, pp. 51-89. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas, USA.

Beaudoin, A. B. (2011) On the Development, Maintenance, and Use of a Modern Pollen Reference Collection. Collection Forum 25(1-2):62-79.

Beaudoin, A. B. (2009) Four Words Connecting Darwin and Museums. Alberta Museums Review 35(1):15-24.

Beaudoin, A. B. (2009) Small Wonder: Using SEM Images to Exhibit the "Small Stuff". Curator: The Museum Journal 52(3):261-272.

Beaudoin, A. B. (2007) On the Laboratory Procedure for Processing Unconsolidated Sediment Samples to Concentrate Subfossil Seed and Other Plant Macroremains. Journal of Paleolimnology 37:301-308. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-006-9031-8

Beaudoin, A. B. (2006) On the Development, Care, and Maintenance of Collections of Reference and Subfossil Seed and Plant Macroremains. Collection Forum 20(1-2):55-66.

Beaudoin, A. (2003) A Comparison of Two Methods for Estimating the Organic Content of Sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology 29(3):387-390. DOI: 10.1023/A:1023972116573

Beaudoin, A. B. (2003) Climate and Landscape of the Last 2000 Years in Alberta. In Archaeology in Alberta: A View from the New Millennium edited by Jack W. Brink and John F. Dormaar, pp. 10-45. Archaeological Society of Alberta, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Beaudoin, A. B. (2003) Why Can't I Find Our Web Presentation? Alberta Museums Review 29(1):32-28.

Beaudoin, A. B. (2002) On the Identification and Characterization of Drought and Aridity in Postglacial Paleoenvironmental Records from the Northern Great Plains. Géographie physique et Quaternaire 56(2-3):229-246. E-SCAPE Contribution 3. [Note: Published in 2004]

Beaudoin, A. B. (2001) A Regional Compilation of Postglacial Paleoenvironmental Records from the Northern Plains for the SCAPE Project. Current Research in the Pleistocene 18:91-92. E-SCAPE Contribution 1.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1999) What They Saw: The Climatic and Environmental Context for Euro-Canadian Settlement in Alberta. Prairie Forum 24(1):1-40.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1999) Tips and Tricks for Designing a Museum Website. Alberta Museums Review 25(1):61-64.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1999) Surfers, Scholars and Sightseers: Evaluating the First Operational Year of The Provincial Museum of Alberta's WWW Presentation. Alberta Museums Review 25(1):66.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1998) A Report and Critical Evaluation of Museums and the Web 1998, Toronto, Ontario, April 22-25, 1998. Alberta Museums Review 24(3):61-62.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1997) Entangled in the Past: Archaeology on the World Wide Web. Alberta Archaeological Review 27:11-20.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1997) Are National Parks Also Museums? Alberta Museums Review, Summer 1997, pp. 21-23.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1993) A Compendium and Evaluation of Postglacial Pollen Records in Alberta. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 17:92-112.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1993) The Possible Contribution of Pollen Records from Alberta to a 6 Ka Climate Reconstruction. In Proxy Climate Data and Models of the Six Thousand Years Before Present Time Interval: The Canadian Perspective, edited by Alice Telka, pp. 2-5. Canadian Global Change Program Incidental Report No. IR93-3. Royal Society of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1991) Alberta Radiocarbon Dates 1988-1989. In Archaeology in Alberta, 1988 and 1989, edited by M. Magne, pp. 239-253. Archaeological Survey, Provincial Museum of Alberta, Occasional Paper No. 33. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1989) Annotated Bibliography: Late Quaternary Studies in Alberta's Western Corridor 1950-1988. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Manuscript Series No. 15, xvii + 362 pages. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1989) The Response of the Treeline Zone to Climatic Change in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The Canadian Geographer 33:83-85.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1988) Alberta Radiocarbon Dates 1986-1987. In Archaeology in Alberta, 1987, compiled by M. Magne, pp. 159-167. Archaeological Survey of Alberta, Occasional Paper No. 32. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1987) Alberta Radiocarbon Dates 1982-1986. In Archaeology in Alberta, 1986, compiled by M. Magne, pp. 197-213. Archaeological Survey of Alberta, Occasional Paper No. 31. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1987) Collection and Submission of Samples for Radiocarbon Dating. In Archaeology in Alberta, 1986, compiled by M. Magne, pp. 188-196. Archaeological Survey of Alberta, Occasional Paper No. 31. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Beaudoin, A. B. (1986) Using Picea/Pinus Ratios from the Wilcox Pass Core, Jasper National Park, Alberta, to Investigate Holocene Timberline Fluctuations. Géographie physique et Quaternaire 40:145-152.

Beaudoin, A. B., and M. J. Head (editors) (2004) The Palynology and Micropalaeontology of Boundaries GSL Special Publications, SP230, Geological Society London, 368 pages.

Beaudoin, A. B., and M. J. Head (2004) Drawing a Line in the Sand: Identifying and Characterizing Boundaries in the Geological Record. In The Palynology and Micropalaeontology of Boundaries, edited by A. B. Beaudoin and M. J. Head, pp. 1-10. Special Publication 230. Geological Society, London. DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2004.230.01.01

Beaudoin, A. B., and R. H. King (1994) Holocene Palaeoenvironmental Record Preserved in a Paraglacial Alluvial Fan, Sunwapta Pass, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. Catena 22:227-248. DOI: 10.1016/0341-8162(94)90004-3

Beaudoin, A. B., and R. H. King (1990) Late Quaternary Vegetation History of Wilcox Pass, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 80:129-144. DOI: 10.1016/0031-0182(90)90125-Q

Beaudoin, A. B., and R. H. King (1986) Using Discriminant Function Analysis to Identify Holocene Tephras Based on Magnetite Composition: A Case Study from the Sunwapta Pass Area, Jasper National Park. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 23:804-812.

Beaudoin, A. B., D. S. Lemmen and R. E. Vance (1997) Paleoenvironmental Records of Postglacial Climate Change in the Prairie Ecozone. On-line paper for EMAN (Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network).

Beaudoin, A. B., and G. A. Oetelaar (2006) The Day the Dry Snow Fell: The Record of a 7627-year-old Disaster. In Alberta Formed, Alberta Transformed, Volume 1, edited by M. Payne, D. G. Wetherell, C. Kavanaugh. pp. 37-53. Co-published by University of Alberta Press and University of Calgary Press. E-SCAPE Contribution 5

Beaudoin, A. B., and G. A. Oetelaar (2003) The Changing Ecophysical Landscape of Southern Alberta During the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene. Plains Anthropologist Vol. 48, Number 187, pp. 187-207. E-SCAPE Contribution 2.

Beaudoin, A. B. and J. Petrik (2007) The Benefits of a Photograph and Image Cataloguing Database for Research and Archival Purposes, Illustrated by an Example from Canadian Archaeology. Collections 3(3):211-222.

Beaudoin, A. B., and H. P. Pyszczyk (1998) Where Was Anthony Henday and What Did He See? Alberta Archaeological Review 28:25-31.

Beaudoin, A. B., and M. A. Reasoner (1992) Evaluation of Differential Pollen Deposition and Pollen Focussing at Three Holocene Intervals in Lake O'Hara, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada: Intra-Lake Variability in Pollen Percentages, Concentration and Influx. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 75:103-131. DOI: 10.1016/0034-6667(92)90152-7

Beaudoin, A. B., and F. D. Reintjes (1994) Late Quaternary Studies in Beringia and Beyond, 1950-1992: An Annotated Bibliography. Archaeological Survey, Royal Alberta Museum, Occasional Paper No. 35. Alberta Community Development, Edmonton. viii + 386 pages.

Beaudoin, A. B., and M. Wright (1993) Links between Culture and Environment: An Example from Archaeological and Palaeoenvironmental Research in the Grande Prairie Region, Northwestern Alberta, 1987-1991. In Culture and Environment: A Fragile Coexistence, edited by R. W. Jamieson, S. Abonyi and N. Mirau, Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Chacmool Conference of the Archaeological Association of the University of Calgary, pp. 231-235. Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Beaudoin, A. B., M. Wright and B. Ronaghan (1996) Late Quaternary Landscape History and Archaeology in the 'Ice-Free Corridor': Some Recent Results from Alberta. Quaternary International 32:113-126. DOI: 10.1016/1040-6182(95)00058-5

Bolton, Matthew S. and Alwynne B. Beaudoin (2016)Reconstructing the Highwood River’s Holocene palaeoecology: Assessment of organic-rich alluvial samples collected following the 2013 flood event. In: Back on the horse: Recent developments in archaeological and palaeontological research in Alberta, edited by Robin Woywitka, pp. 161-168. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper No. 36. Archaeological Survey of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (PDF)

Dormaar, J. F., and A. B. Beaudoin (1991) Application of Soil Chemistry to Interpret Cultural Events at the Calderwood Buffalo Jump (DkPj-27), Southern Alberta, Canada. Geoarchaeology 6:85-98.

Dredge, Lynda, Alwynne Beaudoin, John Clague, Alan Morgan, Gilbert Prichonnet, Robert Fensome, and Graham Williams (2014) Chapter 11: The Ice Age. In: Four Billion Years and Counting: Canada's Geological Heritage, edited by Robert Fensome, Graham Williams, Aïcha Achab, John Clague, David Corrigan, Jim Monger, and Godfrey Nowlan, pp. 216-239. Co-published by Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences and Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Gaglioti, Benjamin V., Brian M. Barnes, Grant D. Zazula, Alwynne B. Beaudoin and Matthew J. Wooller (2011) Late Pleistocene paleoecology of arctic ground squirrel (Urocitellus parryii) caches and nests from Interior Alaska's mammoth steppe ecosystem, USA. Quaternary Research 76(3):373-382. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2011.08.004

Head, M. J., and A. B. Beaudoin (editors) (2002) New Frontiers and Applications in Palynology and MicroPalaeontology: A Canadian Perspective. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 180(1-3):1-251.

Head, M. J., and A. B. Beaudoin (2002) Palynology and MicroPalaeontology in Canada - An Introduction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 180(1-3):1-4. DOI: 10.1016/S0031-0182(01)00420-5

Ives, J. W., Yang Zhijun, A. B. Beaudoin and Ye Qixiao (1994) Human Presence in Heilongjiang, China, Along the Late Pleistocene Periphery of Beringia. Current Research in the Pleistocene 11:136-138.

Jass, C. N., and A. B. Beaudoin (2014) Radiocarbon Dates of Late Quaternary Megafauna and Botanical Remains from Central Alberta, Canada. Radiocarbon 56(3):1215-1222. DOI: 10.2458/56.17922

Jensen, Britta J. L. and Alwynne B. Beaudoin (2016) Geochemical characterization of tephra deposits at archaeological and palaeoenvironmental sites across south-central Alberta and southwest Saskatchewan. In: Back on the horse: Recent developments in archaeological and palaeontological research in Alberta, edited by Robin Woywitka, pp. 154-160. Archaeological Survey of Alberta Occasional Paper No. 36. Archaeological Survey of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (PDF)

Luckman, B. H., M. S. Kearney, R. H. King and A. B. Beaudoin (1986) Revised 14C Age for St. Helens Y Tephra at Tonquin Pass, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 23:734-736.

Meyer, David, Alwynne B. Beaudoin and Leslie J. Amundson (2011) Human Ecology of the Canadian Prairie Ecozone ca. 9000 BP: The Paleo-Indian Period. In: Human Ecology of the Canadian Prairie Ecozone 11,000 to 300 BP edited by B. A. Nicholson, pp. 5-53. CPRC Press, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Oetelaar, Gerald A., and Alwynne B. Beaudoin (2016) Evidence of cultural responses to the impact of the Mazama ash fall from deeply stratified archaeological sites in southern Alberta, Canada. Quaternary International 394:17-26. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.08.015

Oetelaar, G. A., and A. B. Beaudoin (2005) Darkened Skies and Sparkling Grasses: The Potential Impact of the Mazama Ash Fall on the Northwestern Plains. Plains Anthropologist, Vol. 50, Number 195, pp. 285-305. E-SCAPE Contribution 4.

Pedersen, Mikkel Winther, Anthony Ruter, Charles Schweger, Harvey Friebe, Richard A. Staff, Kristian Kjellerup Kjeldsen, Marie Lisandra Zepeda Mendoza, Alwynne B. Beaudoin, Cynthia Zutter, Nicolaj Krog Larsen, Ben A. Potter, Rasmus Nielsen, Rebecca A. Rainville, Ludovic Orlando, David J. Meltzer, Kurt H. Kjaer and Eske Willerslev (2016) Postglacial viability and colonization in North America's ice-free corridor. Nature 537: 45-49. DOI: 10.1038/nature19085

Robinson, Simon, Alwynne B. Beaudoin, Duane G. Froese, Jennifer Doubt and John J. Clague (2007) Plant Macrofossils Associated with an Early Holocene Beaver Dam in Interior Alaska. Arctic 60(4):430-438.

Ronaghan, B. M., and A. B. Beaudoin (1988) An Archaeological Survey in the Upper North Saskatchewan River Valley. In Archaeology in Alberta, 1987, compiled by M. Magne, pp. 25-45. Archaeological Survey of Alberta, Occasional Paper No. 32. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta.

Sauchyn, D. J., and A. B. Beaudoin (1998) Recent Environmental Change in the Southwestern Canadian Plains. The Canadian Geographer 42(4):337-353. DOI: 10.1111/j.1541-0064.1998.tb01350.x

Tirlea, Diana, Alwynne B. Beaudoin and Rolf D. Vinebrooke (2015) Freeze-dried is as good as frozen: Evaluation of differential preservation of pollen grains in stored lake sediments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 215:46-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2014.12.001

Vance, R. E., A. B. Beaudoin and B. H. Luckman (1995) The Paleoecological Record of 6 ka BP Climate in the Canadian Prairie Provinces. Géographie physique et Quaternaire 49:81-98.

Vickers, J. R., and A. B. Beaudoin (1989) A Limiting AMS Date for the Cody Complex Occupation at the Fletcher Site, Alberta, Canada. Plains Anthropologist, Vol. 34, Number 125, pp. 261-264.

Wilson, M. C., J. R. Vickers, A. C. MacWilliams, A. B. Beaudoin and I. G. Robertson (1991) New Studies at the Fletcher Paleo-Indian Bison Kill (Alberta/Scottsbluff), Southern Alberta. In Archaeology in Alberta, 1988 and 1989, edited by M. Magne, pp. 127-133. Archaeological Survey, Provincial Museum of Alberta, Occasional Paper No. 33. Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Woywitka, Robin, and Alwynne B. Beaudoin (2009) Legacy Databases and GIS: A Discussion of the Issues Illustrated by a Case Study of Archaeological Site Data from Southeast Alberta, Canada. The Canadian Geographer 53(4):462-472. DOI: 10.1111/j.1541-0064.2009.00282.x. E-SCAPE Contribution 7.

Zazula, G. D., D. G. Froese, C. E. Schweger, R. W. Mathewes, A. B. Beaudoin, A. M. Telka, C. R. Harington, and J. A. Westgate (2003) Ice-age Steppe Vegetation in East Beringia. Nature 423:603.

Zazula, G. D., C. E. Schweger, A. B. Beaudoin and G. H. McCourt (2006) Macrofossil and Pollen Evidence for Full-glacial Steppe Within an Ecological Mosaic along the Bluefish River, Eastern Beringia. Quaternary International 142-143:2-19. Special Issue: Third International Mammoth Conference, Dawson, Yukon, 24-29 May 2003, edited by J. E. Storer. [Note: Published in 2005] DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2005.03.010

For more complete list of publications, book reviews, conference presentations, essays and other written material, please see http://www.scirpus.ca/lists/intro.php

Diana Tirlea

Tirlea, D., Beaudoin, A.B., and R.D. Vinebrooke (2015) Freeze-dried is as good as frozen: Evaluation of differential preservation of pollen grains in stored lake sediments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 215: 46-56.

Tirlea, D. (2011) Evaluating Terrestrial-Aquatic Linkages in the Canadian Rocky Mountains [Electronic Resource]: Eiffel Lake and Sentinel Lake, Banff National Park. M.Sc. Thesis. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (Catalogue Key: 4904553).

Bauer, I. E., D. Tirlea, J.S. Bhatti, and R.C. Errington (2007) Environmental and Biotic Controls on Bryophyte Productivity along Forest to Peatland Ecotones. Canadian Journal of Botany 85: 463-475.