Jeff Merriam

M.Sc. University of New Hampshire, 2001
B.Sc. 1993
Research Focus at UNH:
My thesis investigated Nitrogen transformation, retention and export in a Puerto Rican Stream using a 15N tracer. 
Current Position & Contact Information:
Selected publications:
Bernot M.J., D. J. Sobota, R.O. Hall Jr., P.J. Mulholland, W.K. Dodds, J.R. Webster, J. L. Tank, L.R.   Ashkenas,  L.W. Cooper, C.N. Dahm, S.V. Gregory, N. B. Grimm, S. K. Hamilton, S. L.  Johnson, W.H. McDowell, J. L. Meyer, B. Peterson, G. C. Poole, H. M. Valett, C. Arango, J.  J. Beaulieu, A. J. Burgin, C. Crenshaw, A. M. Helton, L. Johnson, J. Merriam, B.R.  Niederlehner, J.M. O’Brien, J. D. Potter, R. W. Sheibley, S.M. Thomas, K. Wilson,  2010. Inter-regional comparison of land-use effects on stream metabolism. Freshwater Biology, 55, 1874–1890.         

Potter, J.D., W.H. McDowell, J.L. Merriam, B.J. Peterson, and S.M. Thomas. 2010. Denitrification and total nitrate uptake in streams of a tropical landscape.  Ecological Applications,    20(8):2104-2115.

McDowell, W.H., A. Magill, J.A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, John D. Aber, Jeffrey Merriam, Sujay Kaushal.  2004. Effects of chronic nitrogen amendment on dissolved organic matter and inorganic nitrogen in soil solution. Forest Ecology and Management 196:29-42.
Webster, J.R., P.J. Mulholland, J.L. Tank, B.J. Peterson, W.R. Dodds, H.M. Valett, W.B.  Bowden, C.N. Dahm, S. Findlay, S.V. Gregory, N.B. Grimm, S.K. Hamilton, S.L. Johnson, E. Marti, W.H. McDowell, J.L. Merriam, D.D. Morrall, J.L. Meyer, S.A. Thomas, and W.M. Wollheim.  2003.  Factors affecting ammonium uptake in streams – an inter-biome  perspective.  Freshwater Biology 48:1329-1352.

Mulholland, P.J., J. L. Tank, J. R. Webster, W. B. Bowden, W. K. Dodds, S. V. Gregory, N. B.  Grimm, S. K. Hamilton, S. L. Johnson, E. Martí, W. H. McDowell, J. Merriam, J. L. Meyer, B.   J. Peterson, H. M. Valett, and W. M. Wollheim. 2002.  Can uptake length in streams be         determined by nutrient addition experiments? Results from an inter-biome comparison  study.  J. North American Benthological Society 21: 544-560.