Jackson, D.C. (2013). Celebrating Life: An Appreciation of Animals in Verse and Prose. Create Space, 88 pp.
Jackson, D.C. (2011). Life in a Shell: A Physiologist's View of a Turtle. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA., 180 pp.
Jackson, D.C. (2011). Academic genealogy and direct calorimetry: a personal account. Adv. Physiol. Educ. 35: 120-127.
Jackson, D.C. and G.R. Ultsch (2010). Physiology of hibernation under the ice by turtles and frogs. J. Exp. Zool. 313A: 311-327.
Milsom, W.K. and D.C. Jackson (2010). Gas exchange during hibernation. Comprehensive Physiology (online reviews of topics in physiology).
Warren, D.E. and D.C. Jackson (2008). Lactate metabolism in anoxic turtles: an integrative review. J. Comp. Physiol. B 178: 133-148.
Jackson, D.C., S.E. Taylor, V.S. Asare, D. Villarnovo, J.M. Gall, and S.A. Reese (2007). Comparative shell buffering properties correlate with anoxia tolerance in freshwater turtles. Am. J. Physiol. 292: R1008-R1015.
Jackson, D.C. (2007). Temperature and hypoxia in ectothermic tetrapods. J. Therm. Biol. 32: 125-133.
Davis, E.C. and D.C. Jackson (2007). Lactate uptake by skeletal bone in anoxic turtles, Trachemys scripta. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 146: 299-304.
Warren, D.E. and Jackson, D.C. (2007). Effects of temperature on anoxic submergence: skeletal buffering, lactate distribution and glycogen depletion in the turtle, Trachemys scripta. Am. J. Physiol. 293: R458-R467.
Warren, D.E., S.A. Reese, and D.C. Jackson (2006). The factors that limit survival of red-eared slider turtles, Trachemys scripta, during long-term anoxic submergence at 3ºC. Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 79: 736-744
Warren, D.E. and D.C. Jackson (2005). The role of mineralized tissue in the buffering of lactic acid during anoxia and exercise in the leopard frog, Rana pipiens. J. Exp. Biol. 208: 1117-1124.
Bobb, V.T. and D.C. Jackson (2005). Effect of graded hypoxic and acidotic stress on contractile force of heart muscle from hypoxia-tolerant and hypoxia-intolerant turtles. J. Exp. Zool. 303A: 345-353.
Skovgaard, N., Warren, D.E., Jackson, D.C., and Wang, T. (2005). Endothelin-1 causes systemic vasodilatation in anaesthetised turtles (Trachemys scripta) through activation of ETB-receptors. J. Exp. Biol. 208: 3739-3746.
Jackson, D.C. (2004). Hypoxic hypometabolism and acid-base balance. Respir. Physiol. Neurobiol. 141: 273-283.
Jackson, D.C. (2004). Surviving extreme lactic acidosis: the role of calcium lactate formation in the anoxic turtle. Respir. Physiol. Neurobiol. 144: 173-178.
Jackson, D.C. (2004). Overwintering in submerged turtles. In: Life in the Cold: Evolution, Mechanisms, Adaptation, and Application. Twelfth International Hibernation Symposium. Barnes, B.M. and Carey, H.V., eds., Biological Papers of the University of Alaska, number 27, Fairbanks, AK, pp. 317-327.
Warren, D.E. and D.C. Jackson (2004). Swimming effects on metabolic recovery from anoxia in the painted turtle. J. Exp. Biol. 207: 2705-2713.
Reese, S.A., G.R. Ultsch, and D.C. Jackson (2004). Lactate accumulation, glycogen depletion, and shell composition in hatchling turtles during simulated hibernation. J. Exp. Biol. 207: 2889-2895.
Ultsch, G.R., E.L. Brainerd, and D.C. Jackson (2004). Lung collapse among aquatic reptiles and amphibians during long-term diving. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 139: 111-115.
Reese, S.A., E.R. Stewart, C.E. Crocker, D.C. Jackson, and G.R. Ultsch (2004). Geographic variation of the physiological response to overwintering in the painted turtle (Chrysemys picta). Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 77: 619-630.
Jackson, D.C., Rauer, E.M., Feldman, R.A., and Reese, S.A. (2004). Avenues of extrapulmonary oxygen uptake in western painted turtles (Chrysemys picta bellii) at 10oC. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 139: 221-227.
Reese, S.A., D.C. Jackson, and G.R. Ultsch (2003). Hibernation in freshwater turtles: softshell turtles (Apalone spinifera) are the most intolerant of anoxia among northern North American species. J Comp Physiol B 173: 263-268
Jackson, D.C. and S.F. Denniston (2003). Effect of experimental anemia on blood ion and acid-base status of turtles during submergence in aerated water at 3oC. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A 135: 597-603.
Jackson, D.C., D.V. Andrade, and A.S. Abe. (2003). Lactate Sequestration by Osteoderms of the Broad-Nose Caiman, Caiman latirostris, following capture and forced submergence. J. Exp. Biol. 206: 3601-3606.
Reese, S.A., D.C. Jackson, and G.R. Ultsch (2002). The physiology of overwintering in a turtle that occupies multiple habitats, the common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina). Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 75: 432-438.
Jackson, D.C. (2002). Hibernating without oxygen: physiological adaptations of the painted turtle. J. Physiol. (London) 543.3: 731-737.
Jackson, D.C., T. Wang, P. Koldkjaer, and E.W. Taylor (2001). Lactate sequestration in the carapace of the crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes during exposure in air. J. Exp. Biol. 204: 941-946.
Jackson, D.C., C.E. Crocker, and G.R. Ultsch (2001). Mechanisms of homeostasis during long-term diving and anoxia in turtles. (Linzen Lecture) Zoology. 103: 150-156.
Jackson, D.C. (2001). Anoxic survival and metabolic arrest in the turtle. Chap. 6 in: Life in Limbo: Molecular Mechanisms of Metabolic Arrest, K. Storey, ed., BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd., Oxford. Pp. 103-114.
Reese, S.A., C.E. Crocker, M.E. Carwile, D.C. Jackson, and G.R. Ultsch. (2001). The physiology of hibernation in common map turtles (Graptemys geographica). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A. 130: 331-340.
Crocker, C.E., T.E. Graham, G.R. Ultsch, and D.C. Jackson (2000). Physiology of common map turtles (Graptemys geographica) hibernating in the Lamoille River, Vermont. J. Exp. Zool. 286: 143-148.
Jackson, D.C., C.E. Crocker, and G.R. Ultsch (2000). Bone and shell contribution to lactic acid buffering of submerged turtles Chrysemys picta bellii at 3oC. Am. J. Physiol. Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiol. 278: R1564-R1571.
Crocker, C.E., R. Feldman, G.R. Ultsch, and D.C. Jackson (2000). Overwintering behavior and physiology of eastern painted turtles (Chrysemys picta picta) in Rhode Island. Can. J. Zool. 78: 936-942.
Jackson, D.C., A.L. Ramsey, J.M. Paulson, C.E. Crocker, and G.R. Ultsch (2000). Lactic acid buffering by bone and shell in anoxic softshell and painted turtles. Physiol. Biochem. Zool. 73:290-297.
Jackson, D.C. (2000). Living without oxygen: lessons from the freshwater turtle. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A. 125: 299-315.
Reese, S.A., C.E. Crocker, D.C. Jackson, and G.R. Ultsch (2000). The physiology of hibernation among painted turtles: the midland painted turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata). Respir. Physiol. 124: 43-50.
Jackson, D.C. (2000). How a turtle's shell helps it survive prolonged anoxic acidosis. News in Physiological Sciences 15: 181-185.