Editorial Board


Paul F. Kemp
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
University of Hawaii

Managing Editor

Rachel Yehl

Associate Editors

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
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,
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.

Dr. Gordon Holtgrieve
School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences
University of Washington

Ecosystem function in terms of energy and nutrient flows; ecosystem services in aquatic ecosystems; biogeochemical and isotopic tracers; mathematical models of ecosystem processes and human interactions.

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.

Dr. Craig Lee
Applied Physics Labortory
University of Washington

Upper ocean dynamics, especially mesoscale and submesocale fronts and eddies; interactions between biology, biogeochemistry and ocean physics; high-latitude oceanography; novel measurements and developing new instruments.

Dr. Krista Longnecker
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Role of microorganisms in marine ecosystem; organic geochemistry; microbial ecology; linkages between the activity of microorganisms and the in situ composition of organic matter.

Dr. Tammi Richardson
Department of Biology
University of South Carolina

Physiological responses of phytoplankton to fluctuations in environmental factors like light, nutrients, and temperature; phytoplankton growth rates, including the underlying processes of photosynthesis and nutrient uptake and incorporation.

Clare E. Reimers,
College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science
Oregon State University

Sediment biogeochemistry; in situ monitoring of aquatic systems; chemical sensor development and application.

John P. Smol,
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.

Dr. David Suggett
Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster and Coral Research Group
University of Technology Sydney

Microalgal photophysiology and productivity in aquatic environments; photosystem biophysics and fluorescence; physiology & ecology of coral reef organisms; impacts of climate change on marine productivity; and algal secondary metabolite production.

Dr. Malinda Sutor
Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences
Louisiana State University

Ecology and physiology of plankton and the physical and biological interactions that control their distribution and abundance; active acoustics and image-forming optical systems; fine-scale distributions of plankton in estuaries, coastal ocean, and open ocean environments.

Gordon T. Taylor,
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,
Associate Professor
College of Oceanic and Atmopsheric Sciences
Oregon State University

Role of organisms in modifying physical and biogeochemical processes in sediments; species interactions in sediments; coastal and estuarine acidification effects on bivalves; importance of benthic habitats in biogeochemical cycling; structure and function of sedimentary habitats.

Dr. Xiao Hua Wang
School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences
University New South Wales

Modelling of ocean circulation, sediment transport dynamics, and understanding coastal management issues.

Steven W. Wilhelm,
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; role of iron and other trace elements as limiting agents in aquatic systems.

Dr. David Zawada
St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
US Geological Service

Digital photographic image analysis, towed imaging, 3D coral reef structure and production.

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