2005 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2004 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Richard Potts mainly focuses on Ecology, Paleontology, Human evolution, Pleistocene and Structural basin. His study connects Natural selection and Ecology. His multidisciplinary approach integrates Human evolution and Hominidae in his work.
Pleistocene is a subfield of Archaeology that Richard Potts investigates. The Prehistory, Animal bone and Oldowan research Richard Potts does as part of his general Archaeology study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Tanzania, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. The concepts of his Structural basin study are interwoven with issues in Paleomagnetism, Mammal and Early Pleistocene.
His main research concerns Paleontology, Pleistocene, Ecology, Human evolution and Archaeology. His work on Rift, Early Pleistocene, Structural basin and Rift valley as part of his general Paleontology study is frequently connected to Context, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. His research in Pleistocene focuses on subjects like Quaternary, which are connected to Cenozoic and Far East.
His research on Ecology frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Extinction. His Human evolution research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Homo sapiens, Homo erectus, Paleoanthropology and Paleoclimatology. His Paleoecology research incorporates themes from Taphonomy and Ecosystem.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Paleontology, Rift, Structural basin, Homo sapiens and Middle Stone Age. His study in Pleistocene, East African Rift and Paleoceanography are all subfields of Paleontology. His research in Pleistocene intersects with topics in Evolutionary biology and Outcrop.
His Rift research includes elements of Sedimentary rock and Period. His Homo sapiens study incorporates themes from Ecology and Human evolution. His work in Middle Stone Age tackles topics such as Acheulean which are related to areas like Environmental change.
His primary areas of investigation include Homo sapiens, Middle Stone Age, Context, Acheulean and Structural basin. The various areas that Richard Potts examines in his Homo sapiens study include Adaptation, Pleistocene and Evolutionary biology. Context is intertwined with East African Rift, High resolution, Paleontology, Paleoclimatology and Equus in his research.
His Acheulean research incorporates elements of Ecology, Environmental change, Rift and Chronology. Richard Potts combines subjects such as Sedimentary rock and Period with his study of Structural basin. His Archaeology study combines topics in areas such as Equus sivalensis and Old World.
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Cutmarks made by stone tools on bones from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
Richard Potts;Patty Lee Shipman.
Variability selection in hominid evolution
Evolutionary Anthropology (1998)
Environmental Hypotheses of Hominin Evolution
American Journal of Physical Anthropology (1998)
Mid-Pleistocene Acheulean-like Stone Technology of the Bose Basin, South China
Hou Yamei;Richard Potts;Yuan Baoyin;Guo Zhengtang.
Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time: Evolutionary Paleoecology of Terrestrial Plants and Animals
Norton G. Miller;Anna K. Behrensmeyer;John D. Damuth;William A. DiMichele.
Early hominid activities at Olduvai
Terrestrial Ecosystems Through Time
David Bartley;A.K. Behrensmeyer;J.D. Damuth;W.A. DiMichele.
Journal of Animal Ecology (1993)
New evidence on the earliest human presence at high northern latitudes in northeast Asia
R. X. Zhu;R. Potts;F. Xie;K. A. Hoffman.
Humanity's Descent: The Consequences of Ecological Instability
Evolution of early Homo: An integrated biological perspective
Susan C. Antón;Richard Potts;Leslie C. Aiello.
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