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Photograph of Geoff Smith

Dr. Geoff Smith
Faculty  |  Biology
Professor and Henry Chisholm Chair in the Natural Sciences, Amphibian Ecologist
Samson Talbot Hall of Biological Science
413/lab 502



Selected Publications

  1. Krishnamurthy, S. V., & Smith, G. R. (2011). Combined effects of malathion and nitrate on early growth, abnormalities, and mortality of wood frog (rana sylvatica) tadpoles. Ecotoxicology (London, England), 20(6), 1361-1367. doi:10.1007/s10646-011-0692-3    PubMed
  2. Smith, G. R., Krishnamurthy, S. V., Burger, A. C., & Mills, L. B. (2011). Differential effects of malathion and nitrate exposure on american toad and wood frog tadpoles. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 60(2), 327-335. doi:10.1007/s00244-010-9559-5    PubMed
  3. Krishnamurthy, S. V., & Smith, G. R. (2010). Growth, abnormalities, and mortality of tadpoles of American toad exposed to combinations of malathion and nitrate. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry / SETAC, 29(12), 2777-2782. doi:10.1002/etc.331    PubMed    EBSCOhost
  4. Smith, G. R., Boyd, A., Dayer, C. B., Ogle, M. E., Terlecky, A. J., & Dibble, C. J. (2010). Effects of sibship and the presence of multiple predators on the behavior of green frog (Rana clamitans) tadpoles. Ethology, 116(3), 217-225. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0310.2009.01728.x    OhioLINK EJC
  5. Smith, G. R., & Awan, A. R. (2009). The roles of predator identity and group size in the antipredator responses of American toad (Bufo americanus) and bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) tadpoles. Behaviour, 146, 225-243. doi:10.1163/156853909X410757  OhioLINK EJC
  6. Smith, G. R., Boyd, A., Dayer, C. B., & Winter, K. E. (2008). Behavioral responses of American toad and bullfrog tadpoles to the presence of cues from the invasive fish, Gambusia affinis. Biological Invasions, 10(5), 743-748. doi:10.1007/s10530-007-9166-1    OhioLINK EJC
  7. Smith, G. R., Burgett, A. A., Temple, K. G., Sparks, K. A., & Winter, K. E. (2008). The ability of three species of tadpoles to differentiate among potential fish predators. Ethology, 114(7), 701-710. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0310.2008.01505.x   OhioLINK EJC
  8. Iverson, J. B., Converse, S. J., Smith, G. R., & Valiulis, J. M. (2006). Long-term trends in the demography of the Allen Cays Rock iguana (Cyclura cychlura inornata): Human disturbance and density-dependent effects. Biological Conservation, 132(3), 300-310. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2006.04.022    OhioLINK EJC
  9. Smith, G. R., & Iverson, J. B. (2006). Changes in sex ratio over time in the endangered iguana Cyclura cychlura inornata. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie, 84(10), 1522-1527. doi:10.1139/z06-140 
  10. Smith, G. R., Temple, K. G., Dingfelder, H. A., & Vaala, D. A. (2006). Effects of nitrate on the interactions of the tadpoles of two ranids (Rana clamitans and R. catesbeiana). Aquatic Ecology, 40(1), 125-130. doi:10.1007/s10452-005-9015-1   OhioLINK EJC
  11. Smith, G. R., & Burgett, A. A. (2005). Effects of three organic wastewater contaminants on American toad, Bufo americanus, tadpoles. Ecotoxicology (London, England), 14(4), 477-482. doi:10.1007/s10646-004-1352-7    PubMed    OhioLINK EJC
  12. Smith, G. R., Dingfelder, H. A., & Vaala, D. A. (2004). Asymmetric competition between Rana clamitans and Hyla versicolor tadpoles. Oikos, 105(3), 626-632. doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2004.12841.x    OhioLINK EJC

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