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Zaborac-Reed, S.J., and Leopold, E.B. (2016). Determining the paleoclimate and elevation of the late Eocene Florissant flora: support from the coexistence approach. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53: 19 (2016) dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2015-0165.


Leopold, E.B., Dunwiddie, P.W., Whitlock, C., Nickmann, R., and Watts, W.A. (deceased). 2016 (In press). Postglacial vegetation history of Orcas Island, northwestern Washington. Quaternary Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yqres.2016.02.004


Leopold, E.B. Zaborac-Reed, S. (2014). Biogeographic history of Abies bracteata (D. Don) A. Poit. in the Western United States. In: Stevens, W.D., Montiel, O.M., and Raven, P.H. (eds). Paleobotany and Biogeography, p. 252-286. St. Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden Press.


Mustoe, G.E. and Leopold, E.B. (2014). Paleobotanical evidence for post-Miocene uplift of the Cascade Range. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 51, p. 809-824.


Reinink-Smith, L.M., and Leopold, E.B. (2005). Warm Climate in the Late Miocene of the South Coast of Alaska and the Occurrence of Podocarpaceae Pollen. Palynology, 29, 59 pp.

Leopold, E.B. and Clay-Poole, S. (2001) Florissant leaf and pollen floras of Colorado compared: climatic implications. In: E. Evanoff, K. Gregory, K. Wodziski and K. Johnson (eds), Fossil Flora and Stratigraphy of the Florissant Formation, Colorado. Proc. Denver Museum of Nature and Science Series 4 No. 1. Symposium Volume, 25 pp, 9 plates.

Leopold, E.B., G. Liu and S. Clay-Poole (1992) Low-Biomass Vegetation in the Oligocene? p. 399-420. In: Eocene - Oligocene Climatic and Biotic Evolution, D. Prothero and W.A. Berggren (eds). Princeton Univ. Press.

Leopold, E.B. (1987) Past and Future Climatic and Hydrologic Patterns at Hanford, Wash., Northwest Env. Journal, 3(2): 75-96.

Leopold, E.B. and M. Denton (1987) Comparative age of grassland and steppe east and west of the Northern Rocky Mountains, U.S.A. Annals of the Mo. Bot. Garden. 74: 841-867.

Leopold, E.B. (1974) Pollen and Spores of the Kisinger Lakes Fossil Leaf locality, p. 49-103. In: An Early Middle Eocene Flora from the Yellowstone-Absaroka Volcanic Province, Northwestern Wind River Basin, Wyoming, by H.D. MacGinitie. Univ. Calif. Pubs. Geol. Sci. 108.

Leopold, E.B. and H.D. MacGinitie (1972) Development and Affinities of Tertiary Floras in the Rocky Mountains, p. 147-200. In: Floristics and Paleofloristics of Asia and Eastern North America, A. Graham, (ed). Elsevier Pub. Co., Amsterdam.

Tschudy, B.D. and E.B. Leopold (1971) Aquilapollenites (Rouse) Funkhouser--selected Rocky Mountain taxa and their stratigraphic ranges. In: "Symposium on palynology of the Late Cretaceous and early Tertiary," T.M. Kosanke and A.T. Cross, (eds). Geol. Soc. America Spec. Paper 127, p. 113-167, pls. 1-4, figs. 1, 2.

Wahrhaftig, C., J.A. Wolfe, E.B. Leopold and M.A. Lanphere (1969) The Coal-Bearing Group in the Nenana Coal Field, Alaska. U.S. Geol. Survey Bull. 1274-D, 30 p., 6 figs., 2 tables.

Leopold, E.B. (1969) Ecological requirements of the Wilderness Act, pp. 188-217. In: Wilderness and the Quality of Life, M.E. McCloskey and J.P. Gilligan (eds.). Sierra Club Books, San Francisco.

Leopold, E.B. (1969) Miocene Pollen and Spore Flora of Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands. U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 260-II, 1133-1185, pls. 304-311, figs. 332-342.

Leopold, E.B. (1969) Late Cenozoic Palynology, p. 377-438, 2 pls., 21 figs., 8 tables. In: Aspects of Palynology: An introduction to Plant Microfossils in Time, R.H. Tschudy and R.A. Scott, (eds). New York, Wiley-Interscience.

Leopold, E.B. (1967) Late-Cenozoic Patterns of Plant Extinctions, p. 203-246. In: Pleistocene Extinctions, the Search For a Cause, P.S. Martin and H.E. Wright, Jr. (eds). Yale Press, New Haven.

Wolfe, J.A., D. Hopkins and E.B. Leopold (1966) Tertiary stratigraphy and paleobotany of the Cook Inlet region, Alaska. U.S. Geol. Surv. Prof. Paper 389-A, p. A1-A29, pls. 1, 2, figs. 1-3, tables 1-6.

Leopold, E.B. and H.M. Pakiser (1964) A preliminary report on the pollen and spores of the pre-Selma Upper Cretaceous strata of western Alabama. U.S. Geol. Survey Bull. 1160-E, p. 71-95, pls. 3-9, tables 14-18.