Peer Reviewed Publications

(5) Dooley, A.C., Scott, E., Green J.L., Springer, K.B., Dooley, B.S., Smith, G.J. (2019) Mammut pacificus sp. nov., a newly recognized species of mastodon from the Pleistocene of western North America. PeerJ 7:e6614. [link to open-access paper]

(4) Smith, G.J., DeSantis, L.R.G. (2018) Dietary ecology of Pleistocene mammoths and mastodons in North America as inferred from dental microwear texture analysis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. [pdf]

(3) Green, J.L., DeSantis, L.R.G., Smith, G.J. (2017) Regional variation in the browsing diet of Pleistocene Mammut americanum (Mammalia, Proboscidea) as recorded by dental microwear textures. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 487: 59 – 70. [pdf]

(2) Smith, G.J., Graham, R.W. (2017) The effects of dental wear on impairing mammoth taxonomy: a reappraisal of the Newton Mammoth, Bradford County, Northeastern Pennsylvania. Quaternary International 443A: 40 – 51. [pdf]

 

(1) Bralower, T.J., Kelly, D.C., Gibbs, S., Farley, K., Eccles, L., Lindemann, T.L., Smith, G.J. (2014) Impact of dissolution on the sedimentary record of the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 401: 70-82. [pdf]

In Review

(1) Smith, G.J., DeSantis, L.R.G. (submitted to Paleobiology) Extirpation of the gomphotheres: evidence for competition between sympatric proboscideans in Late Pleistocene North America.

In Preparation 

(4) Lundelius, E.L., Thies, K.J., Graham, R.W., Bell, C.J., Smith, G.J., DeSantis, L.R.G. (in preparation) Big Cypress Creek Fauna from the Toxodont Locality, Harris County, Texas. To be submitted to Quaternary International.

(3) Smith, G.J., Gibson, B.M., Gibson, M.A. (in preparation) Diet and environment of three Mammut americanum (Proboscidea, Mammutidae) from West Tennessee, United States. To be submitted to Eastern Paleontologist.

(2) Smith, G.J., Darroch, S.A.F. (in preparation) Phylogenetic Clustering of Origination and Extinction in North American Mammals through the Cenozoic. To be submitted to PLoS ONE.

(1) Smith, G.J., Green, J.L., Dooley, A.C. Jr., DeSantis, L.R.G. (in preparation) Paleoecology of the Diamond Valley Lake Local Fauna. To be submitted to Quaternary Research.

Conference Abstracts

(10) Smith, G.J. (2018) Coupling paleoecological proxies to infer the dietary ecology of extinct megaherbivores. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Programs and Abstracts, 2018: 147.

 

(9) Smith, G.J., DeSantis, L.R.G. (2018) Spatial and temporal variability in North American gomphothere diet as inferred from dental microwear textures. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 50(3): 4-8.

(8) Smith, G.J., DeSantis, L.R.G. (2017)  Gomphothere paleoecology in North America as inferred from stable isotope analysis. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 49(6): 91-13.

 

(7) Smith, G.J., Gibson, M.A., Gibson, B.M. (2017) Seasonality and dental development of Mammut americanum from the Late Pleistocene of West Tennessee. Southeastern Association of Vertebrate Paleontology, Programs and Abstracts, 2017

 

(6) Smith, G.J., DeSantis, L.R.G. (2016) Proboscidean dietary variability in North America and the Competitive Exclusion Principle. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Programs and Abstracts, 2016: 226-227

(5) Green, J.L, DeSantis, L.G., Smith, G.J. (2016) Variation in the browsing diet of Pleistocene Mammut americanum (Mammalia, Proboscidean) as recorded by dental microwear texture analysis. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Programs and Abstracts, 2016: 147.

 

(4) Smith, G.J., Graham, R.W. (2015) Taxonomic implications of mammoth molar morphology as measured by computed tomography (CT). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 47(7): 681.

 

(3) Smith, G.J., Graham, R.W., DeSantis, L.R.G., Donohue, S.L. (2015) Bergmann’s response and dietary variability in North American black bears (Ursus americanus). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Programs and Abstracts, 2015: 215.

 

(2) Smith, G.J., Graham, R.W. (2014) Bergmann’s response, morphological variability and paleoenvironmental implications for North American black bears (Ursus americanus) throughout the Quaternary. American Quaternary Association Meeting Abstracts, 2014.

 

(1) Smith, G.J., Graham, R.W. (2012) Dental wear and lamellar frequency analysis to constrain the identity of the North American mammoth species. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Programs and Abstracts, 2012: 174.

Invited Talks, Guest Lectures, and Public Presentations

(10) The Paleoecology of the Diamond Valley Lake Local Fauna. Western Science Center, Hemet, CA. Public Presentation and Invited Talk.

(9) Time traveling with a tooth: How extinct animals and what they ate will save the world. Vanderbilt Summer Academy 2018. Invited Talk.

(8) Gomphothere paleoecology in North America as inferred from stable isotope analysis. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Research Gala, Spring 2018. Public Presentation.

(7) The ecological interrelationships of sympatric mammoths, mastodons, and gomphotheres. Western Science Center, Hemet, CA. Valley of the Mastodons Workshop, August 2017. Public Presentation and Invited Talk. [press release]

(6) Intro to Isotopes (Oxygen and Strontium) and Dental Microwear Texture Analysis. Vanderbilt Summer Academy 2017 Session II, Bioarcheology Class. Guest Lecture.

(5) The Proboscideans: Evolution, Radiation, Paleoecology. Vanderbilt Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Life Through Time Class, Spring 2017. Guest Lecture.

(4) Proboscidean dietary variability in North America and the Competitive Exclusion Principle. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Research Gala, Spring 2017. Public Presentation.

(3) The Proboscideans: Evolution, ecology, and diversity of elephants and their relatives. The Elephant Sanctuary, Hohenwald, TN. World Elephant Day, August 2016. Public Presentation. [press release]

(2) The Proboscideans: Evolution, Radiation, Paleoecology. Vanderbilt Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Life Through Time Class, Spring 2016. Guest Lecture.

(1) Taxonomic implications of mammoth molar morphology as measured by computed tomography (CT). Penn State University Graduate Colloquium, Spring 2015. Public Presentation.  

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