Dr Peter Ditchfield

Research Profile

Current Projects

  • Palaeoenvironmental change and hominid mobility in the Thar Desert and Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Oldowan hominid behavior and ecology at Kanjera South, Kenya
  • Palaeoenvironments, landscape evolution and hominid land use patterns at Olorgesailie, Kenya
  • Pliocene environments and hominid land use at Laetoli, Tanzania
  • A long-term record of environmental change in Bubing Basin, south China
  • Chinese Human Evoutional Research Project
  • Chronological and environment setting for the Aterian Industry, eastern Morocco

Research Grants Awarded

  • 2007 Taxon-free methods for palaeontological methods for reconstructing environmental change (Co-investigator) Leverhulme Trust application
  • 2007 The Toba super-eruption and its impact on human populations and ecosystems (Co-investigator) Leverhulme Trust award
Publications
  • The ups & downs of Iron Age animal management on the Oxfordshire Ridgeway, south-central England: A multi-isotope approach

    Schulting, RJ, le Roux, P, Gan, YM, Pouncett, J, Hamilton, J, Snoeck, C, Ditchfield, P, Henderson, R, Lange, P, Lee-Thorp, J, Gosden, C, Lock, G
  • Geochronology and physical context of Oldowan site formation at Kanjera South, Kenya

    DITCHFIELD, PW, WHITFIELD, E, VINCENT, T, PLUMMER, T, BRAUN, D, DEINO, A, HERTEL, F, OLIVER, JS, LOUYS, J, BISHOP, LC
  • A New Chronology for Rhafas, Northeast Morocco, Spanning the North African Middle Stone Age through to the Neolithic

    Doerschner, N, Fitzsimmons, KE, Ditchfield, P, McLaren, SJ, Steele, TE, Zielhofer, C, McPherron, SP, Bouzouggar, A, Hublin, J-J
  • Quaternary fossil fauna from the Luangwa Valley, Zambia

    Bishop, LC, Barham, L, Ditchfield, PW, Elton, S, Harcourt-Smith, WEH, Dawkins, P
  • Diets of Plio-Pleistocene Cercopithecidae from the Lake Turkana and Lake Victoria regions, Kenya

    Cerling, TE, Blumenthal, SA, Bishop, LC, Chritz, KL, Ditchfield, PW, Leakey, M, Manthi, F, Plummer, TW
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