Publications

Scholarly Journals--Published

  • Brand, L. and S. Maithel.  2021.  Small-scale soft-sediment deformation structures in the cross-bedded Coconino Sandstone (Permian; Arizona, United States); possible evidence for seismic influence.  Frontiers in Earth Science, 9:2395.  doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.723495. (11/2021)
  • McLain, M. A., P. V. Ullmann, R. D. Ash, K. Bohnstedt, D. Nelsen, R. O. Clark, L. R. Brand, and A. V. Chadwick.  2021.  Independent confirmation of fluvial reworking at a Lance Formation (Maastrichtian) bonebed by traditional and chemical taphonomic analyses. Palaios, v. 36, 193–215 (06/2021)
  • Boscovic, D. S.,  U. L. Vidal,  K. E. Nick,  R. Esperante,  L. R. Brand,  K. R. Wright,  L. B. Sandberg,  and B. C. T. Siviero.  2021.  Structural and protein preservation in fossil whale bones from the Pisco Formation (Middle-upper Miocene) Peru. Palaios, v. 36, 155–164. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/palo.2020.032 (04/2021)
  • Maithel, S., L. R Brand, and J. H. Whitmore.  2021.  Characterization of hard-to-differentiate dune stratification types in the Permian Coconino Sandstone (Arizona, USA).  Sedimentology. (02/2021)
  • Siviero, B. C. T.,   E. Rega, W. K. Hayes, A. M. Cooper,  L. R. Brand, and A. V. Chadwick.  2020.  Tails and trauma: paleopathology analysis of pre-mortem trauma in Edmontosaurus annectens bones within a monospecific bone bed form the Lance Formation (Maastrichtian). WY USA.  Palaios, 35:201-214. (04/2020)
  • Fleming, M., and L. Brand.  2019.  The role of wind in sediment removal from potholes in semiarid environments.  Geomorphology (2019): 194-205. (07/2019)
  • Maithel, S., L. R. Brand, and J. H. Whitmore.  2019.  A methodology for disaggregation and textural analysis of quartz-cemented sandstones.  Journal of Sedimentary Research. (06/2019)
  • McLain, M. A., D. Nelsen, K. Snyder, C. T. Griffin, B. Siviero, L. R. Brand, and A. V. Chadwick.  2018.  Tyrannosaur cannibalism: a case of a tooth-traced tyrannosaurid bone in the Lance Formation (Maastrichtian), Wyoming.  Palaios, 33: 164–173.  Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/palo.2017.076 (05/2018)
  • Coulson, K. P., and L. Brand.  2016.  Lithistid sponge-microbial reef-building communities construct laminated, Upper Cambrian (Furongian) ‘stromatolites’.  Palaios, 31: 358-370.  Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2110/palo.2016.029.   (Palaios award: 2016 Outstanding Paper - honorable mention) (05/2016)
  • Coulson, K., L. Brand, and A. Chadwick.  2016. Microbialite elongation by means of coalescence: an example from the middle Furongian (upper Cambrian) Notch Peak Formation of western Utah.  Coulson, K.P. Facies (2016) 62: 20. doi:10.1007/s10347-016-0469-5. (04/2016)
  • Brand, L., M. Wang, and A. Chadwick.  2015.  Global database of paleocurrent trends through the Phanerozoic and Precambrian.  Nature.com/Scientific Data 2:150025 doi: 10:1038/sdata.2015.25   (06/2015)
  • Esperante, R., L. Brand, A. Chadwick, and O. Poma.  2015. Taphonomy and paleoenvironmental conditions of deposition of fossil whales in the diatomaceous sediments of the Miocene/Pliocene Pisco Formation, southern Peru – a new lagerstatten.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 417: 337-370. (published in 2015; available online in 2014) (12/2014)
  • Brand, L., M. Urbina, A. Chadwick, R. T DeVries, R. Esperante. 2011. A high resolution stratigraphic framework for the remarkable fossil cetacean assemblage of the Miocene/Pliocene Pisco Formation, Peru. South American Journal of Earth Science, 31:414-425. (04/2011)
  • Raul Esperante, Leonard Brand, Kevin E. Nick, Orlando Poma, and Mario Urbina.  2008.  "Exceptional occurrence of fossil baleen in shallow marine sediments of the Neogene Pisco Formation, Southern Peru." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 257: 344-360. (01/2008)
  • Murphey, P. C., J. E. Haessig, and L. Brand. 2007. Bedrock geologic map of the Horse Ranch 7.5'''' Quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Map, OFR07-C, 1 sheet (scale 1:24,000). (05/2007)
  • Murphey, P. C., J. E. Haessig, L. Brand, and N. Matthews. 2007. Bedrock geologic map of the Soap Holes Reservoir 7.5'' Quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Map, OFR07-7B, 1 sheet (scale 1:24,000). (05/2007)
  • Brand, L., P. C. Murphey, J. E. Haessig, and A. A. Smith.  2007.  Bedrock geologic map of the Linwood Canyon 7.5'' Quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming.  Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Map, OFR07-7J,  1 sheet (scale 1:24,000). (05/2007)
  • Brand, L., P. C. Murphey, and J. E. Haessig, A. A. Smith.  2007.  Bedrock geologic map of the Antelope Wash 7.5'' Quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming.  Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Map, OFR07-7I, 1 sheet (scale 1:24,000). (05/2007)
  • Murphey, P. C., L. Brand, J. E. Haessig, and A. A. Smith. 2007.  Bedrock geologic map of the Devils Playground 7.5'' Quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming.  Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Map, OFR07-7E, 1 sheet (scale 1:24,000). (05/2007)
  • Murphey, P. C., L. Brand, and J. E. Haessig.  2007.  Bedrock geologic map of the Black Spring Reservoir 7.5'' Quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming.  Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Map, OFR07-7D, 1 sheet (scale 1:24,000). (05/2007)
  • Murphey, P. C., J. E. Haessig, L. Brand, and N. Matthews. 2007. Bedrock geologic map of the McKinnon 7.5'''' Quadrangle, Sweetwater County, Wyoming. Wyoming State Geological Survey Open File Map, OFR07-7H, 1 sheet (scale 1:24,000). (05/2007)
  • Brand, L. R., M. Hussey, and J. Taylor.  2004.  "Experimental taphonomy of turtles." Journal of Taphonomy 1 (4): 233-245. (09/2004)
  • Brand, L. R., R. Esperante, A. Chadwick, O. Poma, and M. Alomia.  2004. "Fossil whale preservation implies high diatom accumulation rate in the Miocene-Pliocene Pisco Formation of Peru." Geology 32: 165-168. (01/2004)
  • Brand, L. R., M. Hussey, and J. Taylor.  2003.  "Decay and disarticulation of small vertebrates in controlled experiments." Journal of Taphonomy 1 (2): 69-95. (01/2003)
  • Esperante-Caamano, R., L. Brand, A. Chadwick, and O. Poma. "Taphonomy of fossil whales in the diatomaceous sediments of the Miocene/Pliocene Pisco Formation, Peru." De Renzi, M., M. Alonso, M. Belinchon, E. Penalver, P. Montoya, and A. Marquez-Aliaga (eds.). Current Topics on Taphonomy and Fossilization. International Conference Taphos 2002. 3rd Meeting on Taphonomy and Fossilization, Valencia, Spain. . (2002): 337-343. (01/2002)
  • Brand, L. R., H. T. Goodwin, P. G. Ambrose, and H. P. Buchheim. "Taphonomy of turtles in the Middle Eocene Bridger Formation, SW Wyoming." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 162. (2000): 171-189. (01/2000)
  • Buchheim, H. P., L. R. Brand, and H. T. Goodwin. "Lacustrine to fluvial flood-plain deposition in the Eocene Bridger Formation." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 162. (2000): 191-209. (01/2000)
  • Brand, L.R., and J. Kramer. "Underprints of vertebrate and invertebrate trackways in the Coconino Sandstone (Permian) in northern Arizona." Ichnos 4. (1996): 1-6. (01/1996)
  • Brand, L. R.. "Variations in salamander trackways resulting from substrate differences." Journal of Paleontology 70. (1996): 1004-1010. (01/1996)
  • Brand, L. R.. "Reply to comments on "fossil vertebrate footprints in the Coconino Sandstone (Permian) of northern Arizona: evidence for underwater origin." Geology 20. (1992): 668-670. (01/1992)
  • Brand, L.R. and T. Tang. "Fossil vertebrate footprints in the Coconino Sandstone [Permian] of northern Arizona: evidence for underwater origin." Geology 19. (1991): 1201-1204. (01/1991)
  • Blankenship, D. J. and L. R. Brand. "Geographic variation in vocalizations of California chipmunks Tamias obscurus and T. merriami." Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 86. (1987): 126-135. (01/1987)
  • Carter, R. L. and L. R. Brand. "Species recognition in wild caught, laboratory reared, and cross-fostered Peromyscus californicus and P. eremicus [Rodentia, Cricetidae].." Animal Behaviour 34. (1986): 998-1006. (01/1986)
  • Brand, L. R.. "Field and laboratory studies on the Coconino Sandstone (Permian) fossil vertebrate footprints and their paleoecological implications." Reprint in: Terrestrial Trace Fossils. W. A. S. Sarjeant, ed., Benchmark Papers in Geology 76. (1983): 126-139. (01/1983)
  • Brand., L. R. "Field and laboratory studies on the Coconino Sandstone (Permian) fossil vertebrate footprints and their paleoecological implications." Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 28. (1979): 25-38. (01/1979)
  • Brand, L. R.. "The vocal repertoire of chipmunks (genus Eutamias) in California." Animal Behaviour 24. (1976): 319-335. (01/1976)
  • Brand, L. R. & R. E. Ryckman. "Biosystematics of Peromyscus eremicus, P. Guardia, and P. interparietalis." Journal of Mammalogy 50. (1969): 501-513. (01/1969)

Books and Chapters

  • Brand, L. 2020.  Secrets Uncovered: Stories from a Christian Fossil Hunter. Nampa, ID: Pacific Press. (06/2020)
  • Brand, L.  2019.  Genesis and Science: Where is the evidence going?  A summary of the state of the evidence regarding evolution and geological history.  Nampa, ID: Pacific Press. (03/2020)
  • God, Science, Friends: And God's Love for You.  Nampa, ID: Pacific Press (09/2019)
  • Brand, L.  Creation? Really?  A Conversation on Origins.  2019.  Nampa, ID: Pacific Press.  (06/2019)
  • Brand, L. R., and A. V. Chadwick.  2016.  Faith, Reason, and Earth History: A Paradigm of Earth and Biological Origins by Intelligent Design.  3rd edition.  Berrien Springs, MI:  Andrews University Press.  (10/2016)
  • Brand, L.  2009.  Faith, Reason and Earth History.  2nd ed.  Berrien Springs, MI:  Andrews University Press. (08/2009)
  • Brand, L. R., and D. McMahon. The Prophet and Her Critics. Nampa, Idaho: Pacific Press, 2005. (01/2005)
  • Brand, L.. Faith, Reason, and Earth History. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 1997. (01/1997)