Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022-05-01 SPIN enables high throughput species identification of archaeological bone by proteomics.Nature Communications.  13. 2022-05-01
2021-11-01 The early Aurignacian at Lapa do Picareiro really is that old: A comment on ‘The late persistence of the Middle Palaeolithic and Neandertals in Iberia: A review of the evidence for and against the Ebro Frontier modelQuaternary Science Reviews.  274:107261. 2021-11-01
2021-08-01 Neanderthal palaeoecology in the late Middle Palaeolithic of western Iberia: a stable isotope analysis of ungulate teeth from Lapa do Picareiro (Portugal)Journal of Quaternary Science.  37:300‐319. 2021-08-01
2021-04-01 Human adaptive responses to climate and environmental change during the Gravettian of Lapa do Picareiro (Portugal)Quaternary International.  587:4‐18. 2021-04-01
2020-09-01 The early Aurignacian dispersal of modern humans into westernmost EurasiaPNAS.  117:25414‐25422. 2020-09-01
2020-03-01 Late Pleistocene landscape and settlement dynamics of Portuguese EstremaduraJournal of Field Archaeology.  45:222‐248. 2020-03-01
2019-12-01 The hydrogen isotopic compositions of sedimentary mid‐chain n‐alkanes record ecological change at a Portuguese paleowetlandQuaternary International.  532:23‐33. 2019-12-01
2019-03-01 Late Pleistocene site formation and paleoclimate at Lapa do Picareiro, PortugalGeoarchaeology.  34:698‐726. 2019-03-01
2018-12-01 Stalagmite test of North Atlantic SST and Iberian hydroclimate linkages over the last two glacial cyclesClimate of the Past.  14:1893‐1913. 2018-12-01
2018-06-01 Portable art and personal ornaments from Txina‐Txina: a new Later Stone Age site in the Limpopo River Valley, southern MozambiqueAntiquity.  92:e2.. 2018-06-01
2018-01-01 Vegetation drought analysis in Tunisia: a geospatial investigationHSOA Journal of Atmospheric and Earth Sciences.  1:002. 2018-01-01
2017-11-01 Mid‐Holocene Iberian hydroclimate variability and paleoenvironmental change: molecular and isotopic insights from Praia Rei Cortiço, PortugalJournal of Quaternary Science.  33:79‐92. 2017-11-01
2017-10-01 Late-Quaternary records of vegetation and fire in southeastern North Carolina from Jones Lake and Singletary LakeQuaternary Science Reviews.  174:33-53. 2017-10-01
2015-11-01 Middle and Late Stone Age of the Niassa Region, Northern Mozambique: preliminary resultsQuaternary International.  404:87‐99. 2015-11-01
2015-01-01 Last interglacial vegetation and climate history from the Portuguese coastJournal of Quaternary Science.  30:59‐ 69. 2015-01-01
2012-01-01 An integrated remote sensing and GIS analysis of the Kufrah Paleoriver, Eastern SaharaGeomorphology.  139:242-257. 2012-01-01
2010-01-01 Coastal wetlands and Neanderthal settlement of Portuguese EstremaduraGeoarchaeology.  25:709-744. 2010-01-01
2009-11-01 Late Pleistocene raised beaches of coastal Estremadura, central PortugalQuaternary Science Reviews.  28:3428–3447. 2009-11-01
2008-08-01 Future changes in runoff timing over the western United States.Geophysical Research Letters.  35:L16703. 2008-08-01
2006-01-01 The effects of local weather patterns on nitrate and sulfate rainwater concentrations in Wilmington, NC.The North Carolina Geopgrapher.  14:29-38. 2006-01-01
2001-01-01 Hurricanes and snow: A common occurrence in eastern North Carolina?The North Carolina Geographer.  9:13-23. 2001-01-01


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2009-09-01 Student Workbook for Physical Geography (Revised 2e).  Kendall/Hunt. 2009-09-01


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2019-11-01 Human occupation during the late Pleniglacial at Lapa do Picareiro (Portugal) -- Human Adaptations to the Last Glacial Maximum: The Solutrean and its Neighbors.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 188‐213. 2019-11-01


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2013-01-01 Student Exercises for Physical GeographyPearson Education. 2013-01-01


Research Overview

  • Physical geography and Quaternary geology; geomorphology, soils, geoarchaeology
  • Investigator On

  • Collaborative Research: Neanderthal adaptations to climate and environmental change during the Late Pleistocene in Westernmost Eurasia 2022-06-01 - 2025-05-01
  • Collaborative Research: Human ecodynamics of late Neanderthal survival and modern human expansion during the Middle-Upper Paleolithic transition, Lapa do Picareiro, Portugal 2017-07-01 - 2020-06-01
  • Faculty Development and Course Preparation Stipends 2020-01-01
  • REU Supplement: Undergraduate research into fine and coarse sediment deposition processes at Lapa do Picareiro, Portugal 2018-06-01 - 2019-05-01
  • Collaborative Research: Neanderthal and modern human response to environmental change at the Middle-Upper Paleolithic transition, Lapa do Picareiro, Portugal 2014-07-01 - 2017-06-01
  • International Travel Awards 2009-01-01 - 2017-01-01
  • REU Supplement: Thin section analysis and digital photomodelling for site formation processes at Lapa do Picareiro, Portugal 2015-05-01 - 2016-04-01
  • Late Pleistocene Environmental Change and Paleolithic Geoarchaeology of Lapa do Picareiro, Portugal. 2016-01-01
  • Thin Section Analysis of Sediment Samples from Lapa do Picareiro, Portugal. 2016-01-01
  • REU Supplement: Sedimentological and geochemical approaches to site formation at the Middle‐Upper Paleolithic boundary: Lapa do Picareiro, Portugal 2014-07-01 - 2015-05-01
  • Geoarchaeological Investigations in Mozambique 2012-06-01 - 2013-05-01
  • The Middle-Upper Paleolithic Transition in Portugal: The View from Lapa do Picareiro 2012-06-01 - 2013-05-01
  • REU Supplement: Integrated Field, GIS, and Remote Sensing Methods for Studying the Paleolithic Geoarchaeology of Portuguese Estremadura 2012-06-01 - 2013-04-01
  • International Travel Award 2012-07-01 - 2012-08-01
  • Sedimentation study at Sny Magill Unit, Effigy Mounds National Monument - 2005-07-01
  • Marine Science Pilot Project: From source to sea: an analysis of fluvial sediment delivery to the Cape Fear River estuary. 2003-08-01 - 2004-07-01
  • Geomorphic Response to Climate and Sea Level Change: Estremadura Dune Field, Portugal
  • Teaching Overview

  • Physical geography and Quaternary geology; geomorphology, soils, quantitative methods
  • Full Name

  • Michael M Benedetti