Zenobia Jacobs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wollongong
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Single-grain OSL chronologies for Middle Palaeolithic deposits at El Mnasra and El Harhoura 2, Morocco: implications for Late Pleistocene human-environment interactions along the Atlantic coast of northwest Africa
    Zenobia Jacobs
    Centre for Archaeological Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 62:377-94. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Extending the chronology of deposits at Blombos Cave, South Africa, back to 140 ka using optical dating of single and multiple grains of quartz
    Zenobia Jacobs
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 51:255-73. 2006
  3. doi request reprint An OSL chronology for the sedimentary deposits from Pinnacle Point Cave 13B--a punctuated presence
    Zenobia Jacobs
    Centre for Archaeological Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 59:289-305. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Ages for the Middle Stone Age of southern Africa: implications for human behavior and dispersal
    Zenobia Jacobs
    GeoQuEST Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Science 322:733-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint New ages for Middle and Later Stone Age deposits at Mumba rockshelter, Tanzania: optically stimulated luminescence dating of quartz and feldspar grains
    Luke A Gliganic
    Centre for Archaeological Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 62:533-47. 2012
  6. pmc Late-surviving megafauna in Tasmania, Australia, implicate human involvement in their extinction
    Chris S M Turney
    GeoQuEST Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12150-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Archaeology: progress and pitfalls in radiocarbon dating
    Chris S M Turney
    GeoQuEST Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Nature 443:E3; discussion E4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergence of modern human behavior: Middle Stone Age engravings from South Africa
    Christopher S Henshilwood
    Iziko Museums of Cape Town, South African Museum, Post Office Box 61, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
    Science 295:1278-80. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Early human use of marine resources and pigment in South Africa during the Middle Pleistocene
    Curtis W Marean
    Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 2402, USA
    Nature 449:905-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Middle Stone Age shell beads from South Africa
    Christopher Henshilwood
    Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
    Science 304:404. 2004

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Single-grain OSL chronologies for Middle Palaeolithic deposits at El Mnasra and El Harhoura 2, Morocco: implications for Late Pleistocene human-environment interactions along the Atlantic coast of northwest Africa
    Zenobia Jacobs
    Centre for Archaeological Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 62:377-94. 2012
    ..We propose that these climatic conditions can be correlated with events in the North Atlantic Ocean that exert a major control on abrupt, millennial-scale fluctuations between wet and dry periods in northwest and central North Africa...
  2. ncbi request reprint Extending the chronology of deposits at Blombos Cave, South Africa, back to 140 ka using optical dating of single and multiple grains of quartz
    Zenobia Jacobs
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 51:255-73. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint An OSL chronology for the sedimentary deposits from Pinnacle Point Cave 13B--a punctuated presence
    Zenobia Jacobs
    Centre for Archaeological Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 59:289-305. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Ages for the Middle Stone Age of southern Africa: implications for human behavior and dispersal
    Zenobia Jacobs
    GeoQuEST Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Science 322:733-5. 2008
    ..Comparison with climatic records shows that these bursts of innovative behavior cannot be explained by environmental factors alone...
  5. doi request reprint New ages for Middle and Later Stone Age deposits at Mumba rockshelter, Tanzania: optically stimulated luminescence dating of quartz and feldspar grains
    Luke A Gliganic
    Centre for Archaeological Science, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
    J Hum Evol 62:533-47. 2012
    ..4 ka. We compare the luminescence ages with the previous chronologies for Mumba, and briefly discuss how the revised chronology fits in the context of existing archaeological records and palaeoclimatic reconstructions for East Africa...
  6. pmc Late-surviving megafauna in Tasmania, Australia, implicate human involvement in their extinction
    Chris S M Turney
    GeoQuEST Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong NSW 2522, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12150-3. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Archaeology: progress and pitfalls in radiocarbon dating
    Chris S M Turney
    GeoQuEST Research Centre, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales 2522, Australia
    Nature 443:E3; discussion E4. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Emergence of modern human behavior: Middle Stone Age engravings from South Africa
    Christopher S Henshilwood
    Iziko Museums of Cape Town, South African Museum, Post Office Box 61, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
    Science 295:1278-80. 2002
    ..These engravings support the emergence of modern human behavior in Africa at least 35,000 years before the start of the Upper Paleolithic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Early human use of marine resources and pigment in South Africa during the Middle Pleistocene
    Curtis W Marean
    Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 2402, USA
    Nature 449:905-8. 2007
    ..Shellfish may have been crucial to the survival of these early humans as they expanded their home ranges to include coastlines and followed the shifting position of the coast when sea level fluctuated over the length of MIS6...
  10. ncbi request reprint Middle Stone Age shell beads from South Africa
    Christopher Henshilwood
    Centre for Development Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
    Science 304:404. 2004