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Owens, M.G.* and Taylor, Z.P.  2023.  “Patterns of Disjunction in Western Hemisphere Birds, Amphibians, Crocodilians, and Mammals.”  Physical Geography: 44 (6): 782–797.

Thomas, B.A.*, Saylor, R.K., Taylor, Z.P., and Rhodes, D.V.L.  2023.  “Evaluating Trends in Strangles’ Outbreaks Using Climatological Weather Data in the United States from 2018-2022”. Pathogens: 12(9): 1106.

Mowry, C.B., Lee, A., Taylor, Z.P., Hamid, N., Heneghen, M., Russell, J*., Whitney, S.*, and Wilson, L.A.  2021.  “Using community science data to investigate urban coyotes (Canis latrans) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA”. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 26: 163–178.

Taylor, Z.P., Lane, C.S., Horn, S.P.  2020.  “A 3,600-year record of drought in Southern Pacific Costa Rica.”  Quaternary Research 98: 36–48.

Carleton, R.E., Graham J.H., Lee, A, Taylor, Z.P., Carleton, J.F.  2019.  Reproductive success of Eastern Bluebirds (Sialia sialis) varies with the timing and severity of drought. PLoS ONE 14(8): e0214266.

Taylor, Z.P.  2017. “Identifying and Quantifying Disjunctions at Multiple Taxonomic Levels in Western Hemisphere Mammals.” The Professional Geographer 69: 472485.

Taylor, Z.P. and Bennett, D.E.  2016.  “Ecosystem Services Valuation as an Opportunity for Inquiry Learning.”  Journal of Geoscience Education 64: 175–182.

Lane, C.S., Horn, S.P., Taylor, Z.P., Kerr, M.T.  2016.  “Rapid Response of Terrestrially-Derived n-Alkane δ13C Values in Lacustrine Sediments to Prehistoric Land Clearance and Agriculture.”  Quaternary Science Reviews 145: 238–242.

Taylor, Z.P., Horn, S.P., Finkelstein, D.B.  2015.  “Assessing geochemical and isotopic intra-basin spatial variability in a small neotropical lake.”  Journal of Paleolimnology 54: 395–411.

Taylor, Z.P., Horn, S.P., Finkelstein, D.B.  2013.  “Late-Holocene droughts as controls on prehistoric agriculture in southern Central America.”  Quaternary Science Reviews 73: 196–200.

Taylor, Z.P., Horn, S.P., Finkelstein, D.B.  2013.  “Evaluating the use of maize pollen concentrations in lake sediments as indicators of prehistoric agriculture.”  The Holocene 23: 76–82.

M.J. Power, Mayle, F.E., Bartlein, P.J., Marlon, J.R., Anderson, R.S., Behling, H., Brown, K.J., Carcaillet, C., Colombaroli, D., Gavin, D.G., Hallett, D.J., Horn, S.P., Kennedy, L.M., Lane C.S., Long, C., Moreno, P.I., Paitre, C., Robinson, G., Taylor, Z.P., Walsh, M.  2012.  “Climatic control of the biomass-burning decline in the Americas after AD 1500.”  The Holocene 23: 3–13.

Taylor, Z.P, Horn, S.P., Mora, C.I., Orvis, K.H., Cooper, L.C.  2010.  “A multiproxy palaeoecological record of late-Holocene forest expansion in lowland Bolivia.”  Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology 293: 98–107.

Lane, C.S., Horn, S.P., Taylor, Z.P., Mora, C.I.  2009.  “Assessing the scale of prehistoric human impact in the neotropics using stable carbon isotope analyses of lake sediments: A test case from Costa Rica.”  Latin American Antiquity 20 (1): 120–133.