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AMBROSE, WALLACE R. (1994)    PDF
Obsidian Hydration Dating and Digitised Computer Imaging. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 13:13-15.

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BALLIN, TORBEN B. (2011)    PDF
The Scottish Archaeological Pitchstone Project: Results. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 45:8-13.

BALLIN, TORBEN B. (2015)    PDF
Pitchstone: The Poor Cousin of Obsidian. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 52:14-17.

BELLIFEMINE, VIVIANA I. (2011)    PDF
Flakes vs. Projectile Points: Changes in Obsidian Procurement in Prehistoric Mendocino County, California, Suggested by Hydration Analysis. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 7:4-6.

BOULANGER, MATTHEW T., MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK, M. STEVEN SHACKLEY, and CRAIG SKINNER (2013)    PDF
Likely Source Attribution for a Paleoindian Obsidian Graver from Northwest Louisiana. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 49:4-7.

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CARIA, MARIO A., PATRICIA S. ESCOLA, JULIAN P. GOMEZ AUGIER, and MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK (2009)    PDF
Obsidian Circulation: New Distribution Zones for the Argentinian Northwest. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 40:5-11.

CHERRY, JOHN F., ELISSA Z. FARRO, and LEAH MINC (2008)    PDF
Field Exploration and Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis of the Obsidian Sources in Southern Armenia. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 39:3-6.

CIVITELLO, JAMIE A. (2006)    PDF
Fire Effects to Obsidian during the Valle Toledo Prescribed Burn. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 35:2-5.

COLEMAN, MAGEN E., JEFFREY R. FERGUSON, MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK, J. DAVID ROBERTSON, and STANLEY H. AMBROSE (2008)    PDF
A New Look at the Geochemistry of Obsidian from East Africa. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 39:11-14.

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DARLING, J. ANDREW (1996)    PDF
Recent Research on Obsidian Sources in the Southern Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 15:2-5.

DAVIS, M. KATHLEEN (1994)    PDF
Bremsstrahlung Ratio Technique Applied to the Non-Destructive Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis of Obsidian. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 11:9-10.

DOLAN, SEAN G., JUDY BERRYMAN, and M. STEVEN SHACKLEY (2017)    PDF
Source Characterization of Obsidian Artifacts from Six Sites in the Jornada Mogollon Region of Southern New Mexico. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 58:38-44.

DOUGHERTY. JOHN W. (1991)    PDF
Obsidian Consumption and Obsidian Hydration at the King-Brown Site, CA-SAC-2. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 4:4-6.

DUKE, DARON and ALEXANDER K. ROGERS (2013)    PDF
Does an Obsidian Hydration Rim Care When a Temperature Fluctuation Occurs? International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 49:8-16.

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EXEL, REINHARD (2011)    PDF
Iridescent Obsidian from the Island of Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 44:9-11

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FRAHM, ELLERY (2012)    PDF
What Constitues an Obsidian "Source"?: Landscape and Geochemical Considerations and Their Archaeological Implications. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 46:16-28.

FRAHM, ELLERY (2013)    PDF
Obsidian Sourcing, Dating, and Technology in the New Word: Readings from American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity (1962-2012). International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 48:21-26.

FRAHM, ELLERY (2017)    PDF
First Hands-On Tests of an Olympus Vanta Portable XRF Analyzer to Source Armenian Obsidian Artifacts. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 58:8-23.

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GARFINKEL, ALAN P. (2006)    PDF
Obsidian Studies in Sand Canyon and the Tehachapi Mountains of eastern California: Implications for the Timing of Numic Population Movements. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 34:3-10.

GARFINKEL, ALAN P., JEANNE DAY BINNING, ELVA YOUNKIN, CRAIG SKINNER, ALEXANDER K. ROGERS, RUSSELL KALDENBERG, and THOMAS CHAPMAN (2007)    PDF
Obsidian Bifaces of the Eastern Sierra: The Portuguese Bench and Cactus Flat Biface Cores. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 36:20-26.

GERSTNER, RYAN S., ALAN P. GARFINKEL, ALEXANDER ROGERS, JENNIFER J. THATCHER, and ALEX NYERS (2017)    PDF
An Obsidian Biface from the Rio Bravo Ranch, Kern County, California: Dating, Tracing, and Cultural Context. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 58:45-49.

GHORABI, SOHEILA, MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK, FARHANG KHADEMI, ABDULHAMID REZAIE, and MOHAMMAD FEIZKHAH (2008)    PDF
A Geochemical Investigation of Obsidian Artifacts from Sites in Northwestern Iran. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 39:7-10

GIESSO, MARTIN, MONICA A. BERON, and MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK (2008)    PDF
Obsidian in Western Pampas, Argentina: Source Characterization and Provisioning Strategies. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 38:15-18.

GLASCOCK, MICHAEL D., AMANUEL BEYIN, and MAGEN E. COLEMAN (2008)    PDF
X-ray Fluorescence and Neutron Activation Analysis of Obsidian from the Red Sea Coast of Eritrea. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 38:6-10.

GLASCOCK, MICHAEL D., KYLIE GANNAN, and THOMAS R. HESTER (2019)    PDF
Obsidian Artifacts from La Venta and Sources in Mesoamerica. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 61:9-14.

GRAVES, ALEXIS and MATTHEW T. BOULANGER (2017)    PDF
Inventory and Analysis of Some Obsidian Artifacts in the James M. Collins Collection. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 58:24-37.

GREENLEE, DIANA M., RICHARD E. HUGHES, and THOMAS M. ORIGER (2018)    PDF
Poverty Point's Obsidian. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 59:28-41.

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JOHNSON, PHYLLIS (2019)    PDF
IAOS Sponsored SAA Session: Advances in Obsidian Studies in the Old and New Worlds. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 61:7-8.

JOHNSON, LUCAS R. MARTINDALE, LISA M. JOHNSON, JORDAN KORBYLT, and CHEYENNE LAUX (2020)    PDF
Handheld ED-XRF Analysis of Obsidian from the Classic Maya City of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 64:11-20.

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KERSEY, KIMBERLY M. (2007)    PDF
Emerging Elite Economies: Formative Period Obsidian Distribution in the Belize River Valley. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 36:2-19.

KHAZAEE, MOSTAFA, M. D. GLASCOCK, P. MASJEDI, and F. K. NADOOSHAN (2011)    PDF
The Origins of Obsidian Tools from Kul Tepe, Iran. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 45:14-17.

KUZMIN, YAROSLAV V. (2014)    PDF
From Paektusan Volcano to Cambridge: Deciphering the Ancient Trade Routes. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 50:18-22.

KUZMIN, YAROSLAV V. (2020)    PDF
The Award for Obsidian Provenance Studies Given to Yaroslav V. Kuzmin by the 4th Shanghai Archaeology Forum. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 64:14-5.

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LIRITZIS, IOANNIS (2003)    PDF
Revival of Obsidian Studies. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 30:10-12

LOPEZ, LISANDRO G., ALBERTO E. PEREZ, DANIEL A. BATRES, and CHARLES R. STERN (2009)    PDF
Obsidian Artifacts in La Pampa, Argentina, from Sources in Southwest Neuquen. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 42:4-8.

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MEIGHAN, CLEMENT W. (1992)    PDF
Obsidian and "Exchange" Systems. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 6:2-3.

MIKSICEK, CHARLES H. (1993)    PDF
A Large Obsidian Database for the North-Central Sierra Nevada: Problems and Prospects. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 8:6-8.

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NADOOSHAN, FARHANG KHADEMI, S. COLBY PHILLIPS, and MOHAMMAD SAFARI (2010)    PDF
Report on the Chogabon Site, A New Source of Obsidian Artifacts in West-Central Iran. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 42:9-12.

NADOOSHAN, FARHANG KHADEMI, MOHD AYVATWAND, H. DEGHANIFAR, MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK, and S. COLBY PHILLIPS (2007)    PDF
WDXRF Spectroscopy of Obsidian Tools in the Northwest of Iran. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 37:3-6.

NAKAZAWA, YUICHI, KYOHEI SANO, YASUO NAOE, NAOFUMI SAKAMOTO, MASAMI IZUHO, and HIDEHIKO NOMURA (2019)    PDF
Role of Minimum Analytical Nodules in Obsidian Hydration Measurement: Insight from Kyu-Shirataki 3 in Hokkaido, Japan. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 62:8-15.

NAMI, HUGO G., MARTIN GIESSO, ALICIA CASTRO, and MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK (2017)    PDF
New Analyses of Late Holocene Obsidians from Southern Patagonia (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina). International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 57:13-25.

NAMI, HUGO G., MARTIN GIESSO, ALICIA CASTRO, and MICHAEL D. GLASCOCK (2017)    PDF
Reply to Comment by Charles R. Stern Concerning the Paper "New Analyses of Late Holocene Obsidians from Southern Patagonia (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina" by Hugo G. Nami, Martin Giesso, Alicia Castro and Michael D. Glascock. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 58:53-54.

NERI, LEEE M. (2003)    PDF
Obsidian Sourcing in the Philippines. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 30:4-10

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O'BRIEN, HELEN L. and JON BOYD (2013)    PDF
XRF Analysis of Obsidian from Central and Southern Arizona. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 48:15-20.

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PINTAR, ELIZABETH and JULIEN PESSAROSSI-ANGLOIS (2013)    PDF
PXRF Sourcing of Obsidian Artifacts from Salamanca Cave, Northwest Argentina. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 48:10-14.

POUPEAU, G., S. DELERUE, T. CARTER, C.E. DE B. PEREIRA, and L. BELLOT-GURLET (2005)    PDF
How Homogeneous is the 'East Gollu Dag" (Cappadocia, Turkey) Obsidian 'Source' Composition? International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 32:3-8.

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RALEY, PATRICK M (2011)    PDF
Obsidian Procurement Area Studies: Excavations at Bear Gulch, Idaho. Unpublished Master's Thesis, Department of Anthropology, California State University, Chico, California.

REIMER, RUDY (2014)    PDF
The Nch'kay (Mount Garibaldi) Obsidian Source and Its Local to Regional Archaeological Distribution. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 50:10-17.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2007)    PDF
A Tale of Two Gophers: Depth Correction for Obsidian Effective Hydration Temperature in the Presence of Site Turbation Effects. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 37:7-12.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2008)    PDF
Obsidian Hydration Dating and Relative Humidity: An Issue and a Suggested Protocol. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 38:12-14.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2008)    PDF
Regional Scaling for Obsidian Hydration Temperature Correction. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 39:15-23.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2009)    PDF
An Evaluation of Obsidian Hydration Dating as a Chronometric Technique, Based on Data from Rose Spring (CA-INY-372), Eastern California. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 40:12-32.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2009)    PDF
An Estimate of Coso Obsidian Hydration Rate, Based on Obsidian-Radiocarbon Pairings and the "Weighted Total Least Squares" Method. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 41:9-20.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2010)    PDF
Curve-Fitting for Obsidian Hydration Laboratory Hydration Analysis: A Cautionary Tale. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 42:3-8.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2010)    PDF
How Did Paleotemperature Change Affect Obsidian Hydration Rates. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 42:13-20.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2010)    PDF
Bodie Hills Obsidian from Mono County. Eastern California: A Hydration Rate and An Issue. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 43:27-39.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2010)    PDF
The Obsidian Hydration Cook Book: Aid for the Mathematically Disinclined. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 44:6-13.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2011)    PDF
Do Flow-Specific Hydration Rates Improve Chronological Analysis? A Case Study for Coso Obsidian. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 45:18-25.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2012)    PDF
Accuracy of OHD is Not Luimited by Microscope Resolution. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 46:29-31.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2013)    PDF
Intrinsic Water in Obsidian and Its Effect on Hydration Rate: A Case Study from the Coso Volcanic Field, Inyo County, California. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 49:17-22.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2015)    PDF
A Method for Correcting OHD Age for Paleo-Temperature Variation. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 52:6-12.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. (2017)    PDF
Steady-State Hydration and Prorocols for Induced Hydration of Obsidian. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 57:7-12.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K.    PDF
A Computer Program in MatLab for Obsidian Hydration Age Computations. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 59:9-18.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. and DARON DUKE (2018)    PDF
An Innovative Method for Computing the Hydration Rate for the Browns Bench Obsidian Source. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 60:24-29.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. and CHRISTOPHER M. STEVENSON (2019)    PDF
A Hydration Rate for Queen Obsidian, Western Nevada, Based on Density and Water Content. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 61:24-28.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. and CHRISTOPHER M. STEVENSON (2020)    PDF
Archaeological Age Computation Based on Obsidian Hydration: A Summary and Current State of the Art. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 63:2-44.

ROGERS, ALEXANDER K. and ROBERT M. YOHE II (2019)    PDF
Application of Modern Obsidian Hydration Dating (OHD) Methods to Old Data Sets: A Case Study Based on Data from the Indian Hills Rockshelter (CCA-SDI-2537), Anza-Borrego State Park, California. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 62:16-28.

ROGERS, ANN (1993)    PDF
Description of Paul's Fire Cache (35LIN542): A Biface Cache from the Western Slopes of the Cascades, Oregon. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 9:3-4.

RONDEAU, MICHAEL F. (1990)    PDF
Obsidian Hydration and Lithic Technology. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 3:2-5.

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SHACKLEY, M. STEVEN (2005)    PDF
Bull Creek (Formerly AZ Unknown B), Yavapai County, Western Arizona, USA. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 33:4-7.

SHACKLEY, M. STEVEN (2010)    PDF
Obituary: Roger Curtis Green (1932-2009) - Obsidian Studies Pioneer. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 43:5-6.

SHACKLEY, M. STEVEN (2014)    PDF
The Paliza Canyon Source of Archaeological Obsidian in the Southern Jemez Mountains, Northern New Mexico. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 50:6-9.

SHACKLEY, M. STEVEN, EKATERINA V. DORONICHEVA, VLADIMAR B. DORONICHEV, LIUBOV V. GOLOVANOVA, SERGEY A. NESMEYANOV, OLGA A. VOEYKOVA, and ALEXANDER A. MURIY (2018)    PDF
The Zayukova (Baksan) Archaeological Obsidian Source, Greater Caucasus, Russia. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 60:11-23.

SKINNER, CRAIG E. (1993)    PDF
Obsidian Research and the Pipeline Expansion Project: A 1991 View from the Pipeline. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 8:3-6.

SKINNER, CRAIG E. (1993)    PDF
Obsidian Domes and Rock Art Chronologies. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 10:2.

SKINNER, CRAIG E. (1993)    PDF
Obsidian Characterization Laboratory Survey Results. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 9:12-17.

SKINNER, CRAIG E. and KIMBERLY J. TREMAINE (1993)    PDF
Obsidian: An Interdisciplinary Bibliography. International Association for Obsidian Studies Occasional Paper No. 1, San Jose, California.

STERN, CHARLES R. (2017)    PDF
Comment Concerning the Paper "New Analyses of Late Holocene Obsidians from Southern Patagonia (Santa Cruz Province, Argentina" by Hugo G. Nami, Martin Giesso, Alicia Castro and Michael D. Glascock. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 58:50-52.

STEVENSON, CHRISTOPHER M. (1993)    PDF
Obsidian Hydration Dating of Site 6-58: A Southern Coastal Cave, Easter Island, Chile. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 10:3-5.

STEVENSON, CHRISTOPHER M. (2019)    PDF
Congratulations to M. Steven Shackley. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 61:5.

STEVENSON, CHRISTOPHER M., DOUGLAS DINSMORE, and BARRY E. SCHEETZ (1989)    PDF
An Inter-Laboratory Comparison of Hydration Rind Measurements. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 1:7-14.

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TORRENCE, ROBIN, PETER WHITE, and SARAH KELLOWAY (2012)    PDF
Expanding the Range of PXRF to Ethnographic Collections. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 46:9-15.

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YELLIN, JOSEPH (1996)    PDF
Trace Element Characteristics of Central Anatolian Obsidian Flows and Their Relevance to Pre-History. International Association for Obsidian Studies Bulletin 15:5-29.

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