Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2020 Trophic shifts in a native predator following the introduction of a top predator in a tropical lakeBiological Invasions.  22:643-661. 2020
2020 Post-colonial pollution of the Bay of Cartagena, ColombiaJournal of Paleolimnology.  63:21-35. 2020
2019 A global-scale assessment of fish mercury concentrations and the identification of biological hotspots.Science of the Total Environment.  687:956-966. 2019
2019 Seasonal Fluxes of Dissolved Nutrients in Streams of Catchments Dominated by Swidden Agriculture in the Maya Forest of Belize, Central AmericaWater (Switzerland).  11:664-664. 2019
2018 Landscape Drivers and Social Dynamics Shaping Microbial Contamination Risk in Three Maya Communities in Southern Belize, Central AmericaWater (Switzerland).  10:1678-1678. 2018
2016 Economic implications of mercury exposure in the context of the global mercury treaty: Hair mercury levels and estimated lost economic productivity in selected developing countries.Advances in Environmental Research Journal of Environmental Management Advances in Environmental Research.  183:229-235. 2016
2016 Evaluating the effectiveness of the Minamata Convention on Mercury: Principles and recommendations for next steps.Science of the Total Environment.  569-570:888-903. 2016
2016 Effects of habitat on mercury concentrations in fish: a case study of Nile perch (Lates niloticus) in Lake Nabugabo, Uganda.Ecotoxicology.  25:178-191. 2016
2015 Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana-Part 2: Natural Sciences Review.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  12:8971-9011. 2015
2015 A review of mercury concentrations in freshwater fishes of Africa: patterns and predictors.Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.  34:215-223. 2015
2015 Assessment of mercury exposure among small-scale gold miners using mercury stable isotopes.Environmental Research.  137:226-234. 2015
2014 Whole-basin, mass-balance approach for identifying critical phosphorus-loading thresholds in shallow lakesJournal of Paleolimnology.  51:515-528. 2014
2013 Noteworthy field observations of cave roosting bats in Honduras.Mastozoologia Neotropical.  20:149-151. 2013
2012 Mercury in tropical and subtropical coastal environments.Environmental Research.  119:88-100. 2012
2011 Monitoring land use changes along riparian cooridors in lowland tropical watersheds: application of human impact mapping and estimation of local stress intensityMesoamericana.  15:51-62. 2011
2010 Evaluating short-term effects of omnivorous fish removal on water quality and zooplankton at a subtropical lakeHydrobiologia Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress and Recovery.  655:159-169. 2010
2009 Thermal stratification, mixing, and heat budgets of Florida lakesArchiv f�r Hydrobiologie Fundamental and Applied Limnology.  174:283-293. 2009
2006 Radium-226 accumulation in sediments of a groundwater-augmented lake near Tampa, Florida, USASIL Proceedings, 1922-2010.  29:1275-1279. 2006
2005 Physical and chemical properties of hypersaline Lago Enriquillo, Dominican RepublicSIL Proceedings, 1922-2010.  29:725-731. 2005
2005 Climate change in lowland Central America during the late deglacial and early HoloceneJournal of Quaternary Science.  20:363-376. 2005

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Ecology, University of Florida
  • Full Name

  • David Buck
  • Mailing Address

  • Shoals Marine Laboratory

    Morse Hall, suite 113, 8 College Rd.