Dr Mark Horrocks

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Honorary Academic

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Burley, D. V., Horrocks, M., & Weisler, M. I. (2018). Earliest Evidence for Pit Cultivation Provides Insight on the Nature of First Polynesian Settlement. Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology10.1080/15564894.2018.1501441
  • Horrocks, M., Acabado, S., & Peterson, J. (2018). Plant Microfossil Results from Old Kiyyangan Village: Looking for the Introduction and Expansion of Wet-field Rice (Oryza sativa) Cultivation in the Ifugao Rice Terraces, Philippine Cordilleras. Asian Perspectives, 57 (1), 159-176. 10.1353/asi.2018.0005
  • Morrison, A. E., Cochrane, E. E., Rieth, T., & Horrocks, M. (2018). Archaeological and sedimentological data indicate Lapita settlement on a newly formed coastal plain: Tavua Island, Mamanuca Group, Fiji. The Holocene, 28 (1), 44-55. 10.1177/0959683617714599
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42023
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ethan Cochrane
  • Horrocks, M., Baisden, T., Flenley, J., Feek, D., Love, C., Haoa-Cardinali, S., ... Edmunds Gorman, T. (2017). Pollen, phytolith and starch analyses of dryland soils from Easter Island (Rapa Nui) show widespread vegetation clearance and Polynesian-introduced crops. Palynology, 41 (3), 339-350. 10.1080/01916122.2016.1204566
  • King, D. N., Goff, J. R., Chagué-Goff C, McFadgen, B., Jacobsen, G. E., Gadd, P., & Horrocks, M. (2017). Reciting the layers: Evidence for past tsunamis at Mataora-Wairau Lagoon, Aotearoa-New Zealand. Marine Geology, 389, 1-16. 10.1016/j.margeo.2017.05.001
  • McCoy, M. D., Mulrooney, M. A., Horrocks, M., Cheng, H., & Ladefoged, T. N. (2017). Evaluating agricultural bet-hedging strategies in the Kona Field System: New high-precision ²³⁰Th/U and ¹⁴C dates and plant microfossil data from Kealakekua, Hawai'i Island. Archaeology in Oceania, 52 (1), 70-80. 10.1002/arco.5121
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Thegn Ladefoged
  • Cochrane, E. E., Kane, H., Fletcher, C., Horrocks, M., Mills, J., Barbee, M., ... Tautunu, M. M. (2016). Lack of suitable coastal plains likely influenced Lapita (~2800 cal BP) settlement of Sāmoa: Evidence from south-eastern 'Upolu. The Holocene, 26 (1), 126-135. 10.1177/0959683615596841
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/28267
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ethan Cochrane
  • Horrocks, M., Baisden, W. T., Harper, M. A., Marra, M., Flenley, J., Feek, D., ... Gorman, T. E. (2015). A plant microfossil record of Late Quaternary environments and human activity from Rano Aroi and surroundings, Easter Island. Journal of Paleolimnology, 54 (4), 279-303. 10.1007/s10933-015-9852-4