Publications

Manuscripts

Peterson, J.E., Lenczewski, M.E., Clawson, S.R., and Warnock, J.P. Role of sediment composition and biostratinomy in the development of biofilms in vertebrate remains. In Review (Frontiers in Earth Science), 2017.

Peterson J.E., Warnock J.P., Eberhart S.L., Clawson S.R., Noto C.R. New data towards the development of a comprehensive taphonomic framework for the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry. PeerJ Preprints 4:e2600v1https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.2600v1. Formal manuscript in Review (PeerJ), 2017.

Foster, J.R., McHugh, J.B., Peterson, J.E., and Leschin, M.F. (2016) Major bonebeds in mudrocks of the Morrison Formation (Upper Jurassic), Northern Colorado Plateau of Utah and Colorado. Geology of the Intermountain West, v. 3. pp. 1-32.

Foster, J.R. and Peterson, J.E. (2016) First report of Apatosaurus (Diplodocidae: Apatosaurinae) from the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of Utah: abundance, distribution, paleoecology, and taphonomy of an endemic North American sauropod clade. Palaeoworld 25(3): 431-443.

Peterson, Joseph E. (2015) Evolution of marginocephalian combat and patterns of pathology distribution. Wyoming Geological Association, 2015, 68th Annual Field Conference Guidebook.

Peterson, J., Coenen, J., and Noto, C. (2014) Fluvial transport potential of shed and root-bearing dinosaur teeth from the late Jurassic Morrison Formation. PeerJ. 2:e347 http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.347

Peterson, J.E., Dischler, C. and Longrich, N.R. (2013) Distributions of cranial pathologies provide evidence for head-butting in dome-headed dinosaurs (Pachycephalosauria). PLoS ONE 8(7): e6820. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068620

Peterson, J.E. and Bigalke, C. (2013) Hydrodynamic behaviors of pachycephalosaurid domes in controlled fluvial settings: a case study in experimental dinosaur taphonomy. PALAIOS 28(5): 285.292.

Peterson, J.E. and Vittore, C.P. (2012). Cranial pathologies on a specimen of Pachycephalosaurus. PLoS ONE 7(4): e36227.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036227.

Peterson, J.E., Scherer, R., Huffman, K. (2011). Methods of microvertebrate sampling and their influence on taphonomic interpretations. PALAIOS 26(2) p.81-88.

Peterson, J.E., Lenczewski, M.E., and Scherer, R.P. (2010). Influence of microbial biofilms on the preservation of primary soft tissues in fossil and extant archosaurs. PLoS ONE 5(10): e13334. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013334.

Peterson, J.E ., Henderson, M.D., Scherer, R., Vittore, C. (2009). Face biting on a juvenile tyrannosaur and behavioral implications. PALAIOS 24(11) p. 780-784

Henderson, M.D., & Peterson, J.E. (2006). An azhdarchid pterosaur cervical vertebra from the Hell Creek formation (Maastrichtian) of southeastern Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 26(1) p. 192-195.

 

Selected Abstracts

Peterson, J.E., Warnock, J.P., and Clawson, S.R. (2016) New data towards a taphonomic framework for the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 76th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT October 26-29, 2016.

Reich, C.L., and Peterson, J.E. (2016) Frequency of craniofacial pathologies in tyrannosauridae. North Central Geological Society of America. 50th Annual Meeting, April 18-19, 2016. Champaign, IL.

Peterson, J.E., Eberhart, S, Warnock, J.P., Clawson, S.R., and Noto, C (2016) Bone fragments from the matrix of the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry (Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation) and their bearing on depositional reconstructions. North Central Geological Society of America. 50th Annual Meeting, April 18-19, 2016. Champaign, IL.

Peterson, J.E., Clawson, S.R., and Williams, S. (2016) Laser texture scanning and 3D printing as tools for geoscience education and outreach. North Central Geological Society of America. 50th Annual Meeting, April 18-19, 2016. Champaign, IL.

Peterson, J.E., Warnock, J.P., and Clawson, S.R. (2016) New data from the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry: Insights into Taphonomy. Utah Friends of Paleontology Annual Meeting, April 1-3, 2016. Moab, UT.

Anderson, B.M., Peterson, J.E., and Lenczewski, M.E. (2016) Influence of high pH conditions on early vertebrate diagenesis and decomposition: a preliminary qualitative assessment. 18th Annual PaleoFest, Burpee Museum of Natural History. March 12-13, 2016. Rockford, IL.

Carr, T., Henderson, M., Erickson, G., Peterson, J.E., Williams, S., Currie, P., Scherer, R.P., and Harrison, W. (2015) A subadult Tyrannosaurus rex and its bearing on the Nanotyrannus hypothesis. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 75th Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX October 14-17, 2015.

Peterson, J.E. and Rients, K. (2015) Bionic Bones: Using laser texture scanning and 3D printing to reconstruct damaged vertebrate fossils. North Central Geological Society of America 49th Annual Meeting, May 19-20, 2015, Madison, WI.

Clawson, S.R., Peterson, J.E., and Vosters, C.N. (2015). Close range photogrammetry of the upper Jurassic Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, Emery County, Utah. 8th Annual Fossil Preparation and Collections Symposium, April 15, 2015, Raleigh, NC.

Peterson, J.E. and Rients, K. (2014) Taphonomy of a partial hadrosaurid skeleton possessing subadult tyrannosaur feeding traces. North Central Geological Society of America. 48th Annual Meeting. April 24-25 2014. Lincoln, NE.

Peterson, J.E. and Coenen, J. (2013) Fluvial transport potential of archosaur teeth: a preliminary investigation in shed tooth taphonomy. North Central Geological Society of America. 47th Annual Meeting, May 2-3 2013. Kalamazoo, MI.

Peterson, J.E., Farke, A.A., and Dischler, C. (2013) Comparisons of injury distributions in ceratopsians and extant bovids. The End of the Dinosaurs: Changes in the Late Cretaceous Biosphere. Abstracts with Programs, 15th Annual PaleoFest, Burpee Museum of Natural History, March 2-3, 2013. Rockford, IL.

Peterson, J.E. and Dischler, C. (2012) Distribution of injuries in pachycephalosaurids using frontoparietal landmarks. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, SVP Program and Abstracts, 2012: 157.

Bigalke, C., Dischler, C., Coenen, J., and Peterson, J.E. (2012). Hydrodynamic properties of pachycephalosaurid crania. North Central Geological Society of America. 46th Annual Meeting, April 23-24 2012. Dayton Ohio.

Peterson, J.E. Exploratory evaluation of abnormal erosive structures in pachycephalosaurid dinosaurs (2011). Northeastern (46th Annual) and North-Central (45th Annual) Joint Meeting, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42, No. 1, p.119.

Peterson, J.E ., Lenczewski, M., and Scherer, R. (2009). Comparisons of biofilm structure and formation in extant and fossil vertebrate remains from the Hell Creek Formation (Latest Maastrichtian). American Society of Microbiology, 5th Annual Conference on Biofilms, November 15-19, 2009, Cancun, Mexico. Abstracts with Programs.

Peterson, J.E ., Scherer, R., Huffman, K. (2009). Methods of microvertebrate sampling and their influence on paleoecological interpretations: preliminary results of a standardized experiment. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41, No. 7, p. 628.

Peterson, J.E ., Henderson, M.D., Vittore, C., Scherer, R. (2007). Face biting on a juvenile tyrannosaurid. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 23(3) p. 129A. Abstract of Papers.

Peterson, J.E . (2005). Fluvial dispersal of shed crocodilian teeth and other microvertebrate remains.Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, vol. 25, p. 100A Abstract of Papers.