Thure E Cerling

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diet of Theropithecus from 4 to 1 Ma in Kenya
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84013, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10507-12. 2013
  2. pmc Stable isotope-based diet reconstructions of Turkana Basin hominins
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10501-6. 2013
  3. pmc History of Animals using Isotope Records (HAIR): a 6-year dietary history of one family of African elephants
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8093-100. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Stable isotope ecology in the Omo-Turkana Basin
    Thure E Cerling
    University of Utah
    Evol Anthropol 20:228-37. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Woody cover and hominin environments in the past 6 million years
    Thure E Cerling
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Nature 476:51-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Comment on the paleoenvironment of Ardipithecus ramidus
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Science 328:1105; author reply 1105. 2010
  7. pmc Hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios in body water and hair: modeling isotope dynamics in nonhuman primates
    Shannon P O'Grady
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Primatol 74:651-60. 2012
  8. pmc Diet of Paranthropus boisei in the early Pleistocene of East Africa
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0111, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:9337-41. 2011
  9. pmc Dietary heterogeneity among Western industrialized countries reflected in the stable isotope ratios of human hair
    Luciano O Valenzuela
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34234. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Dietary and physiological controls on the hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios of hair from mid-20th century indigenous populations
    Gabriel J Bowen
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 139:494-504. 2009

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Diet of Theropithecus from 4 to 1 Ma in Kenya
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84013, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10507-12. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Stable isotope-based diet reconstructions of Turkana Basin hominins
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:10501-6. 2013
    ..boisei had a higher fraction of C4-based diet (ca. 25/75 ratio). Homo sp. increased the fraction of C4-based resources in the diet through ca. 1.5 Ma, whereas P. boisei maintained its high dependency on C4-derived resources...
  3. pmc History of Animals using Isotope Records (HAIR): a 6-year dietary history of one family of African elephants
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:8093-100. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Stable isotope ecology in the Omo-Turkana Basin
    Thure E Cerling
    University of Utah
    Evol Anthropol 20:228-37. 2011
    ..For that reason, we also describe some of the fundamental aspects of isotope ecology that developed outside the field of paleoanthropology...
  5. doi request reprint Woody cover and hominin environments in the past 6 million years
    Thure E Cerling
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    Nature 476:51-6. 2011
    ..These data point to the prevalence of open environments at the majority of hominin fossil sites in eastern Africa over the past 6 million years...
  6. doi request reprint Comment on the paleoenvironment of Ardipithecus ramidus
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Science 328:1105; author reply 1105. 2010
    ..In contrast, we find the environmental context of Ar. ramidus at Aramis to be represented by what is commonly referred to as tree- or bush-savanna, with 25% or less woody canopy cover...
  7. pmc Hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios in body water and hair: modeling isotope dynamics in nonhuman primates
    Shannon P O'Grady
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Primatol 74:651-60. 2012
    ..Additionally, the value of α(ow) was 1.0164, in close agreement with the only other previously measured observation (microbial spore cell walls), suggesting robustness of this fractionation factor across different biological systems...
  8. pmc Diet of Paranthropus boisei in the early Pleistocene of East Africa
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0111, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:9337-41. 2011
    ....
  9. pmc Dietary heterogeneity among Western industrialized countries reflected in the stable isotope ratios of human hair
    Luciano O Valenzuela
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34234. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Dietary and physiological controls on the hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios of hair from mid-20th century indigenous populations
    Gabriel J Bowen
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 139:494-504. 2009
    ..These results indicate a dual role for H and O isotopic measurements of keratin, including both biological (diet, physiology) and environmental (geographic movement, paleoclimate) reconstruction...
  11. pmc A stable isotope aridity index for terrestrial environments
    Naomi E Levin
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 135 South 1460 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11201-5. 2006
    ..Recognition of the ES-EI distinction creates the opportunity to use the (18)O composition of bioapatite as an index of terrestrial aridity...
  12. pmc Aberrant water homeostasis detected by stable isotope analysis
    Shannon P O'Grady
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11699. 2010
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Links between purchase location and stable isotope ratios of bottled water, soda, and beer in the United States
    Lesley A Chesson
    IsoForensics Inc, Suite 205, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 58:7311-6. 2010
    ..3 to 5.2 per thousand, respectively, but was generally moderate in most locations. It was concluded that the isotopic composition of local tap water is a reasonable proxy for consumers' fluid intake in most U.S. cities...
  14. doi request reprint δ2H and δ18O of human body water: a GIS model to distinguish residents from non-residents in the contiguous USA
    David W Podlesak
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Isotopes Environ Health Stud 48:259-79. 2012
    ..We combine the model with equations that describe the rate of turnover to produce estimates for the time required for a non-resident to reach an isotopic equilibrium with a resident population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Consistent predictable patterns in the hydrogen and oxygen stable isotope ratios of animal proteins consumed by modern humans in the USA
    Lesley A Chesson
    IsoForensics Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 25:3713-22. 2011
    ..0‰ range, bivalves) values. Known-origin beef samples demonstrated direct relationships between the variance of environmental water isotope ratios and that of collected meats...
  16. pmc Stable isotopes in elephant hair document migration patterns and diet changes
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, 135 South 1460 East, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:371-3. 2006
    ..Variation in diet, quantified by using stable isotopes, can offer insight into diet-related wildlife behavior...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stable isotopes as one of nature's ecological recorders
    Jason B West
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:408-14. 2006
    ..The melding of advances in genetics, biochemical profiling and spatial analysis with those in isotope analyses and modeling sophistication opens the door to an exciting future in ecological research...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluating uncertainty in the calculation of non-exchangeable hydrogen fractions within organic materials
    Lesley A Chesson
    Biology Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 23:1275-80. 2009
    ..However, extreme mismatches between sample and reference material types could affect delta2H values...
  19. pmc Hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios in human hair are related to geography
    James R Ehleringer
    IsoForensics, Inc, 423 Wakara Way, Suite 205, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:2788-93. 2008
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Variation of hydrogen, carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen stable isotope ratios in an American diet: fast food meals
    Lesley A Chesson
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:4084-91. 2008
    ..Although the patterns support the concept of a "continental" supermarket diet, there appears to be a strong regional component within the diet...
  21. doi request reprint Hydrogen and oxygen stable isotope ratios of milk in the United States
    Lesley A Chesson
    IsoForensics, Inc, Suite 205, 423 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 58:2358-63. 2010
    ..As an application example, milk water delta(18)O values were used to predict possible regions of origin for restaurant samples...
  22. doi request reprint Spatial distributions of carbon, nitrogen and sulfur isotope ratios in human hair across the central United States
    Luciano O Valenzuela
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 25:861-8. 2011
    ..The accuracy of the map was tested using hair samples not included in its generation. We conclude that sulfur isotope analysis may represent a new tool to investigate the movements and/or region-of-origin of humans...
  23. pmc Late Miocene to Pliocene carbon isotope record of differential diet change among East African herbivores
    Kevin T Uno
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:6509-14. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Temperature dependence of oxygen isotope acid fractionation for modern and fossil tooth enamels
    Benjamin H Passey
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 135 S 1460 E Rm 719, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 21:2853-9. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Geography and vintage predicted by a novel GIS model of wine delta18O
    Jason B West
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, 257 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:7075-83. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Stable isotope ecology in the Ituri Forest
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Oecologia 138:5-12. 2004
    ..The delta(18)O(SMOW) values of surface waters in the study area are between -2.0 and -2.7. The delta(18)O(PDB) for tooth enamel ranged from -3 to +7 per thousand...
  27. pmc Bomb-curve radiocarbon measurement of recent biologic tissues and applications to wildlife forensics and stable isotope (paleo)ecology
    Kevin T Uno
    Department of Geology and Geophysics and Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:11736-41. 2013
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Accuracy and precision of a laser-spectroscopy approach to the analysis of δ²H and δ¹⁸O in human urine
    Shannon P O'Grady
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Isotopes Environ Health Stud 46:476-83. 2010
    ..99). These results indicate that cryogenic distillation of urine was not required for an accurate estimate of the isotopic composition of urine when using IRIS...
  29. ncbi request reprint Determining biological tissue turnover using stable isotopes: the reaction progress variable
    Thure E Cerling
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 0111, USA
    Oecologia 151:175-89. 2007
    ..Previous growth models have been for exponential growth; the approach here can be used for several different growth models...
  30. ncbi request reprint Stable hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios of bottled waters of the world
    Gabriel J Bowen
    Biology Department, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:3442-50. 2005
    ..g., recharge) and proximal (e.g., reservoir) sources of bottled water and constitute a potential tool for use in the regulatory monitoring of water products...
  31. ncbi request reprint Treatment methods for the determination of delta2H and delta18O of hair keratin by continuous-flow isotope-ratio mass spectrometry
    Gabriel J Bowen
    Department of Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:2371-8. 2005
    ..Based on the results of these experiments, we outline a recommended sample treatment procedure for routine measurement of delta2H and delta18O in mammal hair...