LARRY L COATS portrait
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), Geography Department


  • Coats, L., Cole, K. L., and Mead, J. I. (2008) 50,000 years of vegetation and climate history on the Colorado Plateau, Utah and Arizona, USA. Quaternary Research 70, 322‐338. Published, 06/30/2008.
  • Emslie, S., Coats, L., and Licht, K. (2007) A 45,000‐year record of Adélie Penguins in the Ross Sea, Antarctica. Geology 35, 61‐64. Published, 01/01/2007.
  • Kaufman, D., Ager, T., Anderson, N., Anderson, P., Andrews, J., Bartlein, P., Brubaker, L., Coats, L., Cwynar, L., Duvall, M., Dyke, A., Edwards, M., Eisner, W., Gajewski, K., Geirsdóttir, A., Hu, F., Jennings, A., Kaplan, M., Kerwin, M., Lozhkin, A., MacDonald, G., Miller, G., Mock, C., Oswald, W., Otto-Bliesner, B., Porinchu, D., Rühland, K., Smol, J., Steig, E., and Wolfe, B. (2004). Holocene Thermal Maximum in the Western Arctic (0 - 180°W). Quaternary Science Reviews 23, 529-560. Published, 09/01/2004.
  • Mead, J. I., Coats, L. L., and Schubert, B. W. (2003). Late Pleistocene faunas from caves in the eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona. In Ice Age Cave Faunas of North America (B. Schubert, J. Mead, and R. Graham, eds.), Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 299 pp. Published, 12/01/2003.
  • Emslie, S., Berkman, P., Ainley, D., Coats, L., and Polito, M. (2003). Late Holocene initiation of ice‐free ecosystems in the southern Ross Sea, Antarctica. Marine Ecology Progress Series 262, 19‐25. Published, 01/01/2003.
  • Emslie, S. D., Mead, J. I., and Coats, L. (1995). Split‐Twig Figurines in Grand Canyon, Arizona: New Discoveries and Interpretations. Kiva, Vol. 61, No. 2. Published, 06/01/1995.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Antarctica
    especially the Ross Sea region.
  • Northern America
    particularly the desert southwest.