Editors and Advisory Board


Paul F. Kemp (2002-present)
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
University of Hawaii
Managing Editor
Rachel Yehl (2014-present)

Associate Editors

Claudia Benitez-Nelson, Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Biogeochemistry; carbon and nutrient sources, speciation and cycling; particle formation, composition, and export; the application and development of stable and radiogenic isotopic tracers; global climate change in past and present day environments.
Karen L. Casciotti, Associate Scientist
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Marine nitrogen cycle; nitrate and nitrite stable isotope dynamics; nitrogen cycling in oxygen minimum zones; genetics and physiology of nitrifying and denitrifying microbes; mechanisms of biological trace gas production.
John Crimaldi, Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Colorado
Transport and mixing of passive and reactive scalars; turbulent boundary layer structure; benthic processes; vortex dynamics; physical-biological interactions; laser and acoustic techniques for velocity and scalar concentration measurements.
Greg Cutter, Professor
Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences
Old Dominion University
Trace element speciation and distributions in natural waters and sediments; air-sea transport and exchange of gases and trace elements; paleoceanographic tracers; analytical methods for aquatic chemistry; computer modeling of geochemical processes.
Michael DeGrandpre, Professor
Department of Chemistry
The University of Montana
Development and application of autonomous chemical sensors for aquatic research; carbon cycling in marine and freshwater ecosystems; surface mixed-layer dissolved gas and inorganic carbon dynamics; air-water gas exchange.
Todd Kana, Research Associate Professor
Horn Point Laboratory
University of Maryland
Regulation of microalgal photosynthesis; photosynthetic oxygen cycling using 18O techniques; membrane inlet mass spectrometry for dissolved gas analysis; marine denitrification measurements using the N2/Ar technique; Application of variable fluorescence techniques in photosynthesis research.
Maeve Lohan, Associate Professor
School of Earth, Ocean & Environmental Sciences
University of Plymouth
Trace element speciation and biogeochemistry in natural waters; phytoplankton trace element requirements and uptake; riverine and sediment transport of trace elements; analytical methods for aquatic chemistry; factors affecting trace metal cycling and productivity in natural waters.
Elizabeth Minor, Associate Professor
Large Lakes Observatory and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Minnesota
The relationships between the chemical composition of aquatic organic matter and external variables such as water depth, temperature, salinity, and nutrient concentrations; links between molecular-level characteristics (molecular weight, functional group, inorganic or organic matrix) and reactivity in riverine, estuarine, and marine environments.
Adina Paytan, Research Professor
Institute of Marine Sciences
University of California- Santa Cruz
Chemical paleoceanography, biogeochemistry, chemical and isotopic tracers in sea water and marine sediments, environmental chemistry including methane emission from wetlands, phosphate, nitrogen and trace metal recycling in seawater and sediments, aerosol chemical composition and water pollution.
Clare E. Reimers, Professor
Director, Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies
Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University
Sediment biogeochemistry; in situ monitoring of aquatic systems; chemical sensor development and application.
John P. Smol, Professor
Paleoecological Environmental Assessment and Research Lab
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Paleolimnological techniques to track long-term environmental change; development and application of biomonitoring approaches; water quality issues such as acidification, eutrophication, and climatic change.
Gordon T. Taylor, Professor
Marine Sciences Research Center
Stony Brook University, NY
Microbial mediation of biogeochemical processes (particulary carbon cycling); trophic interactions among microorganisms; microbial biofouling; microbiological and chemical exchange processes at interfaces.
George Waldbusser, Assistant Professor
College of Oceanic and Atmopsheric Sciences
Oregon State University
The role of organisms in modifying physical and biogeochemical processes in sediments, Species interactions in sediments, Coastal and estuarine acidification effects on bivalves, The importance of benthic habitats in biogeochemical cycling, Structure and function of sedimentary habitats.
Steven W. Wilhelm, Professor
Department of Microbiology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Interactions of viruses and microorganisms in marine and freshwater environments, development of molecular methods for characterizing microbial and viral community composition as well as nutrient bioavailability, and the role of iron and other trace elements as limiting agents in aquatic systems.

Founding Editorial Board

Alan P. Covich, Professor
Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology
Colorado State University
John Hobbie, Senior Scientist and Co-Director
The Ecosystems Center
Marine Biological Laboratory
Van Holliday, Adjunct Professor of Fisheries Oceanography
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
William M. Lewis, Jr., Professor and Director
Center for Limnology
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
Charles S. Yentsch, Research Scientist
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Robert G. Wetzel, Professor (deceased)
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
School of Public Health
The University of North Carolina

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