William D.


Emeritus faculty
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

Research interests

Natural history of vertebrates; ecological physiology. Winter ecology and physiology - adaptations for survival in seasonal cold temperatures.

Selected Publications

Schmid, W.D. 1982. Survival of frogs in low temperature. Science 215:697-698.

Schmid, W.D. 1984. Materials and methods of subnivean sampling. In Winter Ecology of Small Mammals. J.F. Merritt, ed. Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Spec. Publ. No. 10. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. pp. 25-32.

Schmid, W.D. 1987. Winter ecology. Ekologia 17:29-35 (in Russian).

Schmid, W.D. 1988. Supercooling and freezing in winter dormant animals. In Studies for Laboratory Teaching: Proceedings of 9th Workshop/Conference for ABLE. R. Peifer, ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, Ch. 11.

Dubinin, Y.V., T.V. Sukhova, W.D. Schmid and M.S. Vinogradova. 1995. Seasonal pecularities of mitotic activity of duodenum epithelium for two members of the squirrel family with different ecological specializations. Bull. Exptl. Biol. and Medicine 6:642-644 (in Russian).