Kevin Anchukaitis

Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Biology and Paleo Environment
Fields of interest: 
paleoclimatology, dendroclimatology, tropical dendrochronology, stable isotope biogeochemistry, climate field reconstruction and statistics, forward modeling
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
The University of Arizona
Lamont Projects: 
Selected Publications: 
Climate as a contributing factor in the demise of Angkor, Cambodia, Buckley, B.M.; Anchukaitis, K.J; Penny, D.; Fletcher, R; Cook, E.R.;Sano, M.; Nam, L.C; Wichienkeeo, A.; Minh, T.T.; Hong, T.M. , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 107, Issue 15, p.6748-6752, (2010), doi/10.1073/pnas.0910827107

Asian monsoon failure and megadrought during the last millennium, Cook, E R; Anchukaitis, K J; Buckley, B M; D'Arrigo, R D; Jacoby, G C; Wright, W E , Science, (2010)

Tropical cloud forest climate variability and the demise of the Monteverde Golden Toad, Anchukaitis, KJ; Evans, MN , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 107, Issue 11, p.5036-5040, (2010)

Correction of tree ring stable carbon isotope chronologies for changes in the carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere, McCarroll, D.; Gagen, M. H.; Loader, N. J.; Robertson, I.; Anchukaitis, K. J.; Los, S.; Young, G. H. F.; Jalkanen, R.; Kirchhefer, A.; Waterhouse, J. S. , Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, Mar 15, Volume 73, Issue 6, p.1539-1547, (2009), DOI 10.1016/j.gca.2008.11.041

Atlantic Forcing of Persistent Drought in West Africa, Shanahan, T. M.; Overpeck, J. T.; Anchukaitis, K. J.; Beck, J. W.; Cole, J. E.; Dettman, D. L.; Peck, J. A.; Scholz, C. A.; King, J. W. , Science, Apr 17, Volume 324, Issue 5925, p.377-380, (2009), DOI 10.1126/science.1166352

Consequences of a rapid cellulose extraction technique for oxygen isotope and radiocarbon analyses, Anchukaitis, K. J.; Evans, M. N.; Lange, T.; Smith, D. R.; Leavitt, S. W.; Schrag, D. P. , Analytical Chemistry, Mar 15, 2008, Volume 80, Issue 6, p.2035-2041, (2008), Doi 10.1021/Ac7020272

The long term context for recent drought in northwestern Africa, Touchan, R.; Anchukaitis, K.J.; Meko, D.M.; Attalah, S.; Baisan, C.; Aloui, A. , Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 35, Issue L13705, (2008), 10.1029/2008GL034264

Stable isotope chronology and climate signal calibration in neotropical montane cloud forest trees, Anchukaitis, K. J.; Evans, M. N.; Wheelwright, N. T.; Schrag, D. P. , Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, Aug 30, Volume 113, Issue G3, p.-, (2008), Doi 10.1029/2007jg000613

A forward modeling approach to paleoclimatic interpretation of tree-ring data, Evans, M. N.; Reichert, B. K.; Kaplan, A.; Anchukaitis, K. J.; Vaganov, E. A.; Hughes, M. K.; Cane, M. A. , Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, Aug 10, Volume 111, Issue G3, p.-, (2006), Doi 10.1029/2006jg000166

Forward modeling of regional scale tree-ring patterns in the southeastern United States and the recent influence of summer drought, Anchukaitis, K. J.; Evans, M. N.; Kaplan, A.; Vaganov, E. A.; Hughes, M. K.; Grissino-Mayer, H. D.; Cane, M. A. , Geophysical Research Letters, Feb 21, Volume 33, Issue 4, p.-, (2006), Doi 10.1029/2005gl025050