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  • Eagle, R.A., Enriquez, M., Grellet-Tinner, G., Pérez-Huerta, A., Hu, D., Tütken, T., Montanari, S., Lloyd, S.J., Ramirez, P., Tripati, A.K., Kohn, M.J., Cerling, T.E., Chiappe, L.M., Eiler, J.M. 2015. Isotopic (13C-18O) ordering in calcium carbonate eggshells reflects body temperatures and suggests differing thermophysiology in two Cretaceous dinosaurs. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms9296
  • Montanari, S., Amato, G. 2015. Discrimination factors of carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes from diet to hair and scat in captive tigers (Panthera tigris) and snow leopards (Uncia uncia). Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 29 (11), 1062-1068. doi: 10.1002/rcm.7194
  • Passey, B., Hu, H., Ji, H., Montanari, S., Li, S., Henkes, G.A., Levin, N. E., 2014. Triple oxygen isotopes in biogenic and sedimentary carbonates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 141, 1-25.
  • Montanari, S., Louys, J., Price, G. 2013. Pliocene paleoenvironments of southeastern Queensland, Australia: inferences from stable isotopes of marsupial tooth enamel. PLOS ONE 8(6): e66221. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0066221
  • Montanari, S., Higgins, P., Norell, M. 2013. Dinosaur eggshell and tooth enamel geochemistry as an indicator of Mongolian Late Cretaceous paleoenvironments. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 370, 158-166.
  • Louys, J., Montanari, S., Plummer, T., Bishop, L., Hertel, F. 2013. Evolutionary divergence and convergence in shape and size within African antelope proximal phalanges. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 20(3), 239-248. doi:10.1007/s10914-012-9211-4
  • Brusatte, S., Sakamoto, M., Montanari, S., Harcourt-Smith, W. 2012. The evolution of cranial form and function in theropod dinosaurs: insights from geometric morphometrics. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25(2), 365-377. 
  • Montanari, S., Brusatte, S., De Wolf, W., Norell, M. A. 2011. Variation of osteocyte lacunae size within the tetrapod skeleton: implications for palaeogenomics. Biology Letters 7(5), 751-754.
  • Brusatte, S., Montanari, S., Yi, H., Norell, M. 2011. Phylogenetic corrections for morphological disparity analysis: new methodology and case studies. Paleobiology 37, 1-22.
  • Kvist, S., Montanari, S., Yi, H., Fuks, B., Siddall, M.E. 2011. Teaching biodiversity and evolutionary biology in a North American marine coastal environment. American Biology Teacher 73(2), 72-77.
  • Conrad, J., Ast, J., Montanari, S., Norell, M.A. 2011. A combined evidence phylogenetic analysis of Anguimorpha (Reptilia: Squamata). Cladistics 27(3), 230-277.
  • Ardon, M., Montanari, S., Morse, J.L., Doyle, M.W., Bernhardt, E.S. 2010. Phosphorous export from a restored wetland ecosystem in response to natural and experimental hydrologic fluctuations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 115, 1-12


  • Montanari, S., Brusatte, S. L., Secord, R., Williamson, T. Stable isotope variability in extant and extinct faunivores: implications for understanding mammalian paleoecology after the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event. Isotope Ecology 10. Tokyo, Japan. 2016.
  • Montanari, S., Brusatte, S. L., Secord, R., Williamson, T. Comparisons of stable isotope trophic niche metrics in extant small mammal communities: implications for understanding mammalian community composition at the K-Pg boundary. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 75th Annual Meeting. 2015. Poster. 
  • Montanari, S., Stahala, C., Amato, G. Assessing the impact of invasive mammals on endemic vertebrate fauna of the Bahamas: a quantitative approach using next-generation sequencing. March 2014. Bahamas Natural History Symposium. Poster presentation.
  • Montanari, S. Stable isotope ecology of vertebrates in arid envrionments: Archives of environment and climate in the fossil record. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 72nd Annual Meeting. 2012. Oral presentation: Romer Prize Competition session.
  • Montanari, S., Louys, J., Price, G. Pliocene paleoenvironments of southeastern Queensland, Australia inferred from stable isotopes of marsupial tooth enamel. 34th International Geological Congress, Brisbane, Australia. 2012. Oral presentation.
  • Montanari, S., Higgins, P., Norell, M.A. Dinosaur Eggshell Geochemistry as an Indicator of Central Asian Paleoenvironments. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 71st Annual Meeting 2011 and American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting 2011. Poster presentation.
  • Montanari, S. and Norell, M. Late Cretaceous paleoenvironments of the Gobi Desert: Reconstructions from stable isotopes of dinosaur fossils. Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 70th Annual Meeting 2010. Oral presentation.
  • Conrad, J., Ast, J., Montanari, S., Norell, M. A combined evidence phylogenetic analysis of Anguimorpha (Reptilia: Squamata). Willi Hennig Society Meeting XXIX 2010. Oral Presentation
  • Montanari, S. and Surge, D. Mid-latitude seasonality during the Middle Pliocene Warm Interval recorded in the extinct hard clam, Mercenaria corrugata, from the US Middle Atlantic Coastal Plain Geological Society of America 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, 302-4. Poster presentation.