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Peer-Reviewed Articles, Published and Submitted

Noto, C.R. and Main, D.J. In Prep. New Theropod material from the Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Woodbine Formation of north central Texas.

Adams, T.L., Noto, C.R., and Drumheller, S.K. In Review. A large neosuchian crocodyliform from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Woodbine Formation of North Texas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Peterson, J. Warnock, J.P., Eberhart, S.L., Clawson, S.R, and Noto, C.R. 2017. New data towards the development of a comprehensive taphonomic framework for the Late Jurassic Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, Central Utah. PeerJ. PDF Link

Noto, C.R. 2015. Archosaur Localities in the Woodbine Formation (Cenomanian) of North-Central Texas. In Early- and Mid-Cretaceous Archosaur Localities of North-Central Texas, Fieldtrip Guidebook for the 75th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Dallas, Texas (C. Noto, ed.). p. 38-51. PDF Link

Main, D. J., Noto, C. R., and Weishampel, D. B. 2014. Postcranial anatomy of a basal hadrosauroid (Dinosauria: Ornithopoda) from the Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Woodbine Formation of North Central Texas. In Hadrosaurs (D. Eberth and D. Evans, Eds.). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. p 77-95.

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. PDF Link

Noto, C. R., Main, D. J., and Drumheller, S. 2012. Feeding traces and paleobiology of a Cretaceous (Cenomanian) crocodyliform: example from the Woodbine Formation of Texas. Palaios 27 (2): 105-115. PDF Link

Noto, C.R. 2011. Hierarchical Control of Terrestrial Vertebrate Taphonomy over Space and Time: Discussion of Mechanisms and Implications for Vertebrate Paleobiology. In Taphonomy: Process and Bias Through Time, 2nd ed. (P.A. Allison and D.J. Bottjer, eds.).Topics in Geobiology Series. Springer, New York. p.287-336.

Noto, C.R. and Grossman, A. 2010. Broad-Scale Patterns of Late Jurassic Dinosaur Paleoecology. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12553. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012553  PDF Link

Rees, P.M., Noto, C.R., Parrish, J.M., and Parrish J.T. 2004. Late Jurassic climates, vegetation, and dinosaur distributions. Journal of Geology 112(6): 643-653.  PDF Link

Weishampel, D.B., Le Loeuff, J., Coria, R.A., Gomani, E.M.P., Zhao, X., Xu, X., Barrett, P.M., Sahni, A., and Noto, C.R. 2004. Dinosaur Distribution. In The Dinosauria, 2nd edition (D.B. Weishampel, P. Dodson, and H. Osmolska, eds.). University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. p. 517-606.

 

Books and Other Publications

Woo, E., Noto, C.R., Jonas, M., and Miyazaki, J.M. 2007. Implementing Active Learning in Large Classes. In Faculty Guidebook: A Comprehensive Tool for Improving Faculty Performance, Third Edition. Pacific Crest, Lisle, Illinois.

Jonas, M., Noto, C.R., Woo, E., and Miyazaki, J.M. 2006. Foundations of Scientific Research: BIO150 Course Manual, Eighth Edition. Pacific Crest. Lisle, Illinois.

Bole, G., Jonas, M., Miyazaki, J.M., and Noto, C.R. (alphabetical) 2005. Foundations of Scientific Research: Laboratory Manual for Introductory Biology, Seventh Edition. Pacific Crest. Lisle, Illinois.

 

Book Reviews

2016. Daniel Hembree, Brian Platt, and Jon Smith (Eds.), Experimental Approaches to Understanding Fossil Organisms: Lessons from the Living. Based on a topical session held at the Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 11 October 2011. The Quarterly Review of Biology 91(3): 355-356.

2014. Kevin Padian and Ellen-Therese Lamm (Eds.), Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation. The Quarterly Review of Biology 89(3): 257-258.

2013. Paul Upchurch, Alistair J. McGowan, and Clair S.C. Slater, Palaeogeography and Palaeobiogeography: Biodiversity in Space and Time. The Quarterly Review of Biology 88(2): 131.

2012. David B. Weishampel And Coralia-Maria Jianu, Transylvanian Dinosaurs. The Quarterly Review of Biology 87(4): 374-375.

2011. Paul D. Brinkman, The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush: Museums and Paleontology in America at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. The Quarterly Review of Biology.

2011. Gregory S. Paul, The Princeton Field Guide to Dinosaurs. The Quarterly Review of Biology.

2006. Virginia Tidwell and Kenneth Carpenter (Eds.), Thunderlizards: The Sauropodomorph Dinosaurs. The Quarterly Review of Biology 81: 386.

 

Conference Abstracts (* indicate undergraduate student authors)

Acosta, M. and Noto, C.R. 2017. Using turtle shell preservation to understand depositional conditions at a fossil site from Texas. UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. UW-Stevens Point.

Coats, J.* and Noto, C.R. 2016. Morphometrics on a small scale: using shape to assign isolated fossil gar scales to specific body regions. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Noto, C.R. 2016. New theropods from the Woodbine Formation of Texas: insights into Cenomanian Appalachian Ecosystems. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Coats, J. and Noto, C.R. 2016. Using morphometrics to assign isolated fossil gar scales to specific body regions. UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. UW-Stevens Point.

Zanno, L., Tsogtbaatar, K., Noto, C., Hedrick, B., and Cordero, S. 2016. Restoring an Enigma: Dimensional Comparison Analysis and Keratinous Sheath Reconstruction of the Manual Unguals of Therizinosaurus. International Symposium “The 70th Anniversary of Mongolian Paleontological Expedition of Academy of Sciences, USSR” Program Abstract 2016: 48

Peterson, J.E., Eberhart, S., Warnock, J.P., Clawson, S.R., and Noto, C.R. 2016. Bone fragments from the matrix of the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry (Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation) and their bearing on depositional reconstruction. Geological Society of America North-Central Section Meeting, Champaign, IL. GSA Abstracts with Programs 48(5).

Noto, C.R. 2015. What was happening "across the pond"? The Woodbine Formation as an example of an early Late Cretaceous Appalachian ecosystem. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX.

Adams, T. L., Noto, C.R., Drumheller, S. The crocodyliform diversity of the Woodbine Formation (Cenomanian) of Texas and the transition from Early to mid-Cretaceous ecosystems. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX.

Noto, C.R. 2015. Getting a head with 3D software: digital reconstruction of a fossil crocodilian skull. Geological Society of America North-Central Section Meeting. Madison, WI.

Witynski, D.* and Noto, C.R. 2015. Paws and claws: ecomorphological differences of felid unguals. UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. UW-Milwaukee, WI.

Jaranson, T.*, Ortiz, E.*, and Noto, C.R. 2015. The relationship between claw morphology and predatory ecology in birds of prey. UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. UW-Milwaukee, WI.

Noto, C.R. 2015. What big claws you have: the ecomorphology of felid unguals. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting, West Palm Beach, FL.

Noto, C.R. 2014. Implications of Morphological Variation in the Manual Unguals of Theropod Dinosaurs. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. January 3-7, 2014.

Noto, C.R., Zanno, L., Witynski, D.*, and Meyer, K.* 2014. Quantifying the Relationship Between Curvature and Sheath Length in Bird Claws. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. January 3-7, 2014.

Noto, C.R., Main, D.J., and Poole, K. 2013. Phylogenetic and biostratigraphic implications of new postcranial material of Protohadros (Ornithopoda, Hadrosauroidea) from the Woodbine Formation of Texas. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Anduza, D., Fowler, D., Noto, C.R., and Horner, J. 2013. New alvarezsaurid material from the Hell Creek Formation, Montana. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Noto, C.R. 2013. Predatory behavior of a giant crocodyliform from the Woodbine Formation (Cenomanian) of Texas. GSA North-Central Section Annual Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI.

Noto, C.R. 2012. What big claws you have: implications of morphological variation in theropod manual unguals. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Raleigh NC.

Bennett, III, G., Main, D., Noto, C., Anderson, B., Van Vranken, N.* 2012. Microvertebrate paleoecology, wildfires and biodiversity of coastal Appalachia in the Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Woodbine Formation at the Arlington Archosaur Site, North Texas. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Raleigh NC.

Main, D., Noto, C., Scotese, C., Weishampel, D. 2012. Wildfire paleoecology from the Cretaceous coast of southwest Appalachia at the Arlington Archosaur Site, Texas. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Raleigh NC.

Martin, A.J., Noto, C.R., and Chiappe, L.M. 2011. A burrow runs through it: unusual co-occurrence of a large mammal burrow system and dinosaur skeleton in the Morrison Formation of Utah. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV.

Main, D.J., Noto, C.R., and Scotese, C.R. 2011. New theropod material from the Cenomanian Woodbine Formation at the Arlington Archosaur Site and Cretaceous biogeography. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV.

Allen, E.R., Main, D.J., and Noto, C.R. 2011. A new crocodyliform from the middle Cretaceous Woodbine Formation of Texas. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV.

Drumheller, S.K., Noto, C.R., Main, D.J., and Allen, E.R. 2011. Life and death in a Cretaceous coastal swamp: example from the Woodbine Formation of Texas. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas NV.

Main, D.J. and Noto, C.R. 2011. New basal hadrosauroid postcrania from the Cretaceous (Cenomanian) Woodbine Formation at the Arlington Archosaur Site, North Texas. International Hadrosaur Symposium, Royal Tyrrell Museum, Alberta Canada.

Noto, C.R., Main, D., Moore, T., Scotese, C.R., and Goswami, A. 2010. Untangling the relationship between climate and biodiversity in Mesozoic terrestrial vertebrates. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver CO. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 42(5), 173.

Main, D., Noto, C.R., and Scotese, C.R. 2010. Coastal Cretaceous forest fires, paleosols, and dinosaur paleoecology from the Arlington Archosaur Site, North Texas. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver CO. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 42(5), 175.

Noto, C.R. 2010. Geometric morphometric analysis of theropod manual unguals: evolutionary and ecological implications. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(3S), 140A.

Noto, C.R. 2009. The potential utility of authigenic minerals on modern and fossil bones for environmental and taphonomic analysis. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Bristol, England. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3S), 156A.

Main, D., Scotese, C. R., and Noto, C. R. 2009. Jurassic and Cretaceous paleogeographic connectivity, dinosaur biogeography, and the paleobiogeographic index. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Bristol, England. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3S), 140A.

Noto, C.R. 2009. The influence of post-burial environment on vertebrate preservation: an experimental taphonomic study. North American Paleontological Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Noto, C.R. 2008. Environmental signatures of authigenic mineral formation on modern and fossil bones. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas. GSA Abstracts with Programs 40(6), 503.

Woo, E., Noto, C.R., and Miyazaki, J.M. and Jonas, M. 2008. Using active learning methodologies in large-enrollment lecture classes to improve student performance: The experiment continues. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Noto, C.R. 2007. Experimental taphonomy and environmental control of vertebrate preservation. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3S), 124A-125A.

Woo, E., Noto, C.R., Jonas, M., and Miyazaki, J.M. 2007. Active student participation in lectures with large enrollments: an experiment in progress. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Jose, California.

Noto, C.R. 2006. The paleobiological implications of climatic influence over vertebrate fossil distribution patterns. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(3S), 105A.

Noto, C.R. and Grossman, A. 2005. Dinosaur functional morphology and Late Jurassic ecological diversity. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Mesa, Arizona. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(3S), 97A.

Rees, P.M., Noto, C.R. and Weishampel, D. 2005. A new online database of dinosaur distributions. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Mesa, AZ. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(3S), 103A.

Noto, C.R. 2005. The role of climate in determining vertebrate fossil preservation and distribution patterns. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. GSA Abstracts with Programs 37(7), 117.

Noto, C.R. and Grossman, A. 2005. Using functional morphology to compare dinosaur communities. Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference, Penn State University.Noto, C.R. 2004. Impact of climate on dinosaur diversity and distribution over time.Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(3S), 98A.

Noto, C.R. 2003. Paleobiology by the numbers: a method for quantifying global dinosaur diversity patterns. Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference, Rutgers University.

Noto, C.R., Rees, P.M., Ziegler, A.M., and Weishampel, D.B. 2002. Rocks, bones, and plants: A pattern of latitudinal dependence demonstrated by the distribution of Jurassic dinosaurs. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Norman, OK. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(3S), 92A-93A.


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