Ribak, G., Weihs, D. and Arad Z. (2004) How do cormorants counter buoyancy during submerged swimming? J. Exp. Biol.207: 2101-2114
Ribak, G., Weihs, D. and Arad Z. (2005) Water retention in the plumage of diving great cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis). J. Avian. Biol. 36: 89-95
Ribak, G., Heller, J. and Genin A. (2005) Mucus net feeding on organic particles by the vermetid gastropod Dendropoma maximum in and below the surf zone. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 293:77-87
Ribak, G., Weihs, D. and Arad Z. (2005) Submerged swimming in the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) is a variant of the burst and glide gait. J. Exp. Biol. 208: 3835-3849.
Ribak, G., Klein, N., Weihs, D. and Arad Z. (2006) Adjustment of submerged swimming to changes in buoyancy in cormorants. Can. J. Zool. 84: 383-396.
Ribak, G., Strod, T. Weihs, D. and Arad, Z. (2007) Optimal descent angles for shallow diving cormorants. Can. J. Zool.85:561-573
Ribak, G. and Swallow, J. G. (2007) Free flight maneuvers of stalk-eyed flies: do eye-stalks limit aerial turning behavior? J. Comp. Physiol. A 193:1065-1079.
Ribak, G., Weihs, D. and Arad, Z.(2008) Consequences of buoyancy to the maneuvering capabilities of a foot-propelled aquatic predator, the great cormorant (Phalcrocorax carbo sinensis). J. Exp. Biol. 211:3009-3019.
Ribak, G., Egge, A. R. and Swallow, J. G. (2009) Saccadic head rotations during walking in the stalk-eyed fly (Cyrtodiopsis dalmanni). Proc. R. Soc. Lond.. B 276:1643-1649.
Ribak, G., Pitts, M. L., Wilkinson, G. S. and Swallow, J. G. (2009) Wing shape, wing size and sexual dimorphism in eye-span in stalk eyed flies (Diopsidae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 98: 860-871
Ribak, G. (2010) A method to measure buoyancy of diving birds during voluntary dives. J. Ornithol. 151: 963-969.
Ribak, G., Swallow J. G. and Jones D. R. (2010) Drag based ‘hovering’ in ducks: The hydrodynamic and energetic cost of bottom feeding. PLoS One 5:e12565
Husak, J. F., Ribak, G., Wilkinson, G. S. and Swallow, J. G. (2011) Compensation for exaggerated eye stalks in stalk-eyed flies. Functional Ecology 25: 608-615.
Ribak, G. and Weihs, D. (2011) Jumping without using legs: The jump of the click-beetles (Elateridae) is morphologically constrained. PLoS One. 6(6):e20871
Husak, J. F., Ribak, G., Wilkinson, G. S. and Swallow, J. G. (2011) Sexual dimorphism in wingbeat frequency in relation to eye span in stalk-eyed flies (diopsidae). Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 104: 670-679.
Ribak, G., Reingold, S. And Weihs, D. (2012) The effect of natural substrates on jump height in click beetles. Functional Ecology 26: 493-499
Ribak, G., Rand, D., Weihs, D. and Ayali, A. (2012) Role of wing pronation in evasive steering of locusts. J. Comp. Phys. A198: 541-555.
Ribak, G., Gish M., Weihs D. and Inbar M. (2013) Adaptive aerial righting during the escape dropping of Pea Aphids.Current Biology 23: R102-103.
Husak J. F, Ribak, G., Baker R. H., Wilkinson G. S. and Swallow, J. G. (2013) Effects of phylogeny and ornamentation on the evolution of wing shape in stalk-eyed flies (Diopsidae). J. Evol. Biol. 26: 1281-1293.
Ribak, G., Mordechay, O. and Weihs, D.(2013) Why are there no long distance jumpers among click-beetles (Elateridae)?Bioinspir. Biomim 8: 036004 (pp 1-15)
Meresman Y, Ribak, G., Weihs, D. and Inbar, M. (2014) The stimuli evoking the aerial righting posture of falling pea aphids. J. Exp. Biol. 217: 3504-3511
Kassner Z, Dafni E and Ribak G (2016) Kinematic compensation for wing loss in flying damseflies. J. Insect Physiol. 85:1-9
Ribak, G., Dafni E. and Gerling D (2016) Whiteflies stabilize their takeoff with closed wings. J. Exp. Biol. 219:1639-1648
Davidovich H. and Ribak, G (2016) Flying with eight wings: Inter-sex differences in wingbeat kinematics and aerodynamics during the copulatory flight of damselflies (Ischnura elegans). Sci. Nat. 103:65 (pp 1-8)
Brown, S., Soroker, V. and Ribak G. (2017) Effect of larval growth conditions on adult body mass and long-distance flight endurance in a wood-boring beetle: Do smaller beetles fly better? J. Insect Physiol. 98:327-335
Meresman, Y and Ribak G. (2017) Allometry of wing twist and camber in a flower chafer during free flight: How do wing deformations scale with body size? R. Soc. Open Sci. 4:171152
Ribak, G., Barkan, S. and Soroker, V. (2017) The aerodynamics of flight in an insect flight-mill. PLoS One 12:e0186441
Urca, T. and Ribak, G. (2018) The effect of air ressistance on the jump performance of a small parasitoid wasp, Anagyrus pseudococci (Encyrtidae) J. Exp Biol. In Press
Kassner, Z. and Ribak, G. (2018) Role of side-slip flight in target persuit: blue-tailed damselflies (Ischnura elegans) avoid rotation while approaching a moving perch. J. Comp. Physiol. A . In Press
Selected Professional Reports (Limited distribution)
- Ribak, G. and Weihs, D. (2005) Fundamental Principles of Flapping Flight for MAV's. Contract no. 793-5074-01
- Marmur, A., Ribak, G., Bittoun, E. Cwikel D. and Weihs, D. (2009) Nano-structured Surfaces for Hydrodynamic Drag Reduction. Contract no. 500-9287-01
- Ribak, G., Ayali, A. Marom, S. and Weihs, D. (2011) Using Insect as Miniature UAVs. Contract no. 444-0193-617.