Peer-reviewed publications

 

Loughney, K.M., and Badgley, C., 2020. The influence of depositional environment and basin history on the taphonomy of mammalian assemblages from the Barstow Formation (Middle Miocene), California: PALAIOS, v. 35, no. 4, p. 175–190.

Loughney, K.M., Hren, M.T., Smith, S.Y., and Pappas, J.L., 2020. Vegetation and habitat change in southern California through the middle Miocene Climatic Optimum: Paleoenvironmental records from the Barstow Formation, Mojave Desert: GSA Bulletin, v. 132, p. 113-129. doi: 10.1130/B35061.1.

Loughney, K.M., and Badgley, C., 2017. Facies, environments, and fossil preservation in the Barstow Formation, Mojave Desert, California: PALAIOS, v. 32, no. 6, p. 396-412.

Loughney, K.M., Fastovsky, D.E., and Parker, W.G., 2011. Vertebrate fossil preservation in blue paleosols from Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, with implications for vertebrate biostratigraphy in the Chinle Formation: PALAIOS, v. 26, p. 700-716.

Other publications

Loughney, K., Reynolds, R.E., Whistler, D., and Takeuchi, G.T., 2020. Changing facies: The road log, in Miller, D.M., ed., Changing Facies: 2020 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, p. 7–33.

 

Loughney, K., and Hardy, F., 2020. Fossil-bearing facies of extensional basins: Examples from the Miocene Barstow and Dove Spring formations, Mojave region, California, in Miller, D.M., ed., Changing Facies: 2020 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, p. 60–67.

Loughney, K.M., 2017. Environments of the Barstow Formation in the Mud Hills, southeastern California, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., ECSZ Does It: The 2017 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University Desert Studies Consortium, Zzyzx, California, p. 235-238.

Loughney, K.M., and Smith, S.Y., 2015. Phytoliths of the Barstow Formation through the Middle Miocene Climatic Optimum: Preliminary findings, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Mojave Miocene: 2015 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University Desert Studies Consortium, Zzyzx, California, p. 51-58.

Badgley, C., Smiley, T.M., and Loughney, K.M., 2015. Miocene mammal diversity of the Mojave region in the context of Great Basin mammal history, in Reynolds, R.E., ed., Mojave Miocene: 2015 Desert Symposium Field Guide and Proceedings, California State University Desert Studies Consortium, Zzyzx, California, p. 34-43.

Loughney, K.M., and Santucci, V.L., 2014. Management plan for paleontological resources of Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, District of Columbia, Maryland, and West Virginia. Natural Resource Report NPS/CHOH/NRR—2014/759, National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.

Abstracts & Presentations

Loughney, K.M., Hren, M.T., Smith, S.Y., Pappas, J.L., and Harkness, A.K., 2019. The environmental context of changing mammal diversity through the middle Miocene Climatic Optimum in the Barstow Formation, Mojave Desert, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 51, no. 5. doi: 10.1130/abs/2019AM-335836.

Invited talk: Topical session 121. Landscape Responses to Neogene Climate Change.

Loughney, K.M., Badgley, C., Bahadori, A., and Holt, W., 2019. Regional patterns of mammal diversity through Basin and Range extensional history, 36 Ma to present: North American Paleontological Convention, Riverside, California.

Invited talk: Symposium session 20. Stratigraphic Paleobiology.

Badgley, C., Smiley, T.M., and Loughney, K.M., 2019. Landscape processes and diversity dynamics of North American mammals: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Brisbane, Australia.

Loughney, K.M., 2017. Taphonomy of mammal fossils in the Barstow Formation (middle Miocene), southern California, in relation to facies and paleoenvironments: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 49, no. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-303704.

Loughney, K.M., 2017. Taphonomy of mammal fossils in the Barstow Formation, southern California, in relation to facies and environment: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Loughney, K.M., Hren, M., and Smith, S.Y., 2016. Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the Barstow Formation, southern California, through the middle Miocene Climatic Optimum: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 48, no. 7. doi: 10.1130/abs/2016AM-286252.

Loughney, K.M., and Badgley, C., 2015. Facies control on fossil preservation in the Barstow Formation, Mojave Desert, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 47, no. 7, p. 827.

Loughney, K.M., and Smith, S.Y., 2015. Phytolith assemblages of the Barstow Formation (middle Miocene), southeastern California, through the middle Miocene Climatic Optimum: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas.

Loughney, K.M., Jarochowska, E., Keller, A.L., Kimmig, J., Larina, E., Singer, A., McMullen, S.K., Christie, M., Holland, S.M., and Patzkowsky, M.E., 2014. Sequence stratigraphic architecture drives biofacies distribution of the Mississippian Lodgepole Formation in south-central Montana: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 6, p. 754.

Loughney, K.M., Santucci, V.L., and Carter, M., 2012. Managing and monitoring fossil resources: Results of the first paleontologic resource surveys in Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, DC, MD, WV: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, no. 7, p. 614.

Tudek, J., Vesper, D., and Loughney, K., 2012. Resurvey of the caves in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs v. 44, no. 7, p. 404.

Loughney, K.M., Parker, W.G., and Fastovsky, D.E., 2008. Taphonomy in blue paleosols and its implications for the biostratigraphy of vertebrate taxa in the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, USA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 6, p. 370.

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