Smith, J.A., Durham, S.R., & Dietl, G.P. 2018. Conceptions of long-term data among marine conservation biologists and what conservation paleobiologists need to know, In: Marine Conservation Paleobiology (Topics in Geobiology). Springer Verlag, New York. Tyler, C.L., Schneider, C.L. (eds).

Smith, J.A., John C. Handley, & Dietl, G.P. 2018. On drilling frequency and Manly’s alpha: Towards a null model for predator preference in paleoecology, PALAIOS: 33, 61-68,

Dietl, G.P.,* & Smith, J.A.* 2017. Live-dead analysis reveals long-term response of estuarine bivalve communities to damming and water diversions of the Colorado River, Ecological Engineering: 106, 749-756,

Smith, J.A., & Dietl, G.P. 2016. The value of geohistorical data in identifying a recent human-induced range expansion of a predatory gastropod in the Colorado River delta, Mexico, Journal of Biogeography: 43, 791-800,
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Dietl, G.P.,* Durham, S.R.,* Smith, J.A.,* & Tweitmann, A.* 2016. Mollusk assemblages as records of past and present ecological status, Frontiers in Marine Science: 3, 169,

Smith, J.A., Auerbach, D., Flessa, K.W., Flecker, A., & Dietl, G.P. 2016. Fossil clam shells reveal unintended carbon cycling consequences of Colorado River management, Royal Society Open Science: 3, 160170,
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* Authors contributed equally

Ongoing Projects

1) The effect of wave exposure on crab predation of gastropods on San Salvador Island, Bahamas

2) Surface alteration of fish and mammal bone in the burial environment: A comparative study

3) Confamilial predation on naticid gastropods through a pulsed extinction in the Plio-Pleistocene of the Carolinas

4) Mass effects explain community assembly patterns for marine mollusks along a past environmental gradient with diffuse boundaries

5) Interdisciplinary perspectives on bridging the research-implementation gap from the next generation of conservationists