Publications

Publications (pdfs in red)

Kearns, P.J., N.B. Weston, J.L. Bowen, T. Zivkovic, and M.A. Vile. 2016. Tidal freshwater marshes harbor phylogentically unique clades of sulfate reducers that are resistant to climate change induced salinity intrusion. Estuaries and Coasts. In press.

Sutter, L.A., N.B. Weston, S.T. Goldsmith. 2015. Hydraulic fracturing: Potential impacts to wetlands. Wetland Science & Practice. 32: 7-16.

Weston, N.B., S.C Neubauer, D.J. Velinsky and M.A. Vile. 2014. Net ecosystem carbon exchange and the greenhouse gas balance of tidal marshes along an estuarine salinity gradient. Biogeochemistry. 120: 163-189. 2014_Weston_Neubauer_Velinsky_Vile_BGC

Weston, N.B., 2014. Declining sediments and rising seas: An unfortunate convergence for tidal wetlands. Estuaries and Coasts. 37: 1-23. 2013_Weston_EstuariesCoasts

Porubsky, W.P., N.B. Weston,, W.S. Moore, C. Ruppel and S.B. Joye. 2014. Dynamics of submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) and associated fluxes of dissolved nutrients, carbon, and trace gases to the coastal zone (Okatee River estuary, South Carolina). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 131: 81-97. 2014_GCA

Giblin, A.E., C. Tobias, B. Song, N.B. Weston,, G.T. Banta and V. Rivera-Monroy. 2013. The importance of dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) in the nitrogen cycle of coastal ecosystems. Oceanography 26: 124-131.

Weston, N.B., M.A. Vile, D.J. Velinsky and S.C. Neubauer. 2011. Accelerated microbial organic matter mineralization following salt-water intrusion into tidal freshwater marsh soils. Biogeochemistry 102: 135-151. 2011_01_Weston_Vile_Neubauer_Velinsky_BGC

Weston, N.B., A.E. Giblin, G.T. Banta, C.S. Hopkinson and J. Tucker. 2010. The effects of varying salinity on ammonium exchange in estuarine sediments of the Parker River, Massachusetts. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 985-1003. 2010_07_Weston_Giblin_Banta_Hopkinson_Tucker_Estuaries

Giblin, A.E., N.B. Weston, G.T. Banta, J. Tucker and C.S. Hopkinson. 2010. The effects of salinity on nitrogen losses from an oligohaline estuarine sediment. Estuaries and Coasts. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 1054-1068. 2010_08_Giblin_Weston_Banta_Tucker_Hopkinson_Estuaries

Edmonds, J.W. N.B. Weston, S.B. Joye, X. Mou and M.A. Moran. 2009. Microbial community response to seawater amendment in low-salinity tidal sediments. Microbial Ecology 58: 558-568. 2009_07_Edmonds_Weston_Joye_Mou_Moran_ME

Porubsky, W.P., N.B. Weston, and S.B. Joye. 2009. Benthic metabolism and the fate of dissolved inorganic nitrogen in intertidal sediments. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 83: 392-402. 2009_03_Porubsky_Weston_Joye_ECSS

Weston, N.B., J.T. Hollibaugh and S.B. Joye. 2009. Population growth away from the coastal zone. Thirty years of land use change and nutrient export in the Altamaha Rive, GA. Science of the Total Environment 407: 3347-3356. 2009_02_Weston_Joye_Hollibaugh_STOTEN

Edmonds, J.W., N.B. Weston, S.B. Joye and M.A. Moran. 2008. Variation in prokaryotic community composition as a function of resource availability in tidal creek sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74: 1836-1844. 2008_Edmonds_Weston_Joye_Moran_AEM

Weston, N.B., Joye, S.B., Porubsky, W.P., Samarkin, V., Erickson, M., MacAvoy, S.E. 2006. Porewater stoichiometry of terminal metabolic products, sulfate, and dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen in estuarine intertidal creek-bank sediments. Biogeochemistry 77: 375-408. 2006_Weston_Porubsky_Samarkin_Erickson_MacAvoy_Joye_Biogeochemistry

Weston, N.B., Dixon, R.E., & Joye, S.B. 2006. Ramifications of increased salinity in tidal freshwater sediments: Geochemistry and microbial pathways of organic matter mineralization. J. Geophys. Res., 111, G01009, doi:10.1029/2005JG000071. 2006_Weston_Dixon_Joye_JGR-BGC

Weston, N.B., Joye, S.B. 2005. Temperature-driven decoupling of key phases of organic matter degradation in marine sediments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102: 17036-17040. 2005_Weston_Joye_PNAS

Joye, S. B., W. P. Porubsky, N. B. Weston, and R. Y. Lee. 2003. Benthic microalgal production and nutrient dynamics in intertidal sediments. In: Rullkotter, J. (Ed.), BioGeoChemistry of Tidal Flats, Proceedings of a Workshop held at the Hanse Institute of Advanced Study, Delmenhorst, Germany, May 14-17, 2003. Forschungszentrum Terramare Berichte 12: 67-70.

Weston, N.B., Hollibaugh, J.T., Sandow, J., and Joye, S.B., 2003. Nutrients and dissolved organic matter in the Altamaha river and loading to the coastal zone. Proceedings of the 2003 Georgia Water Resources Conference, held April 23-24, 2003, at the University of Georgia. Kathryn J. Hatcher, editor, Institute of Ecology, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Schmitt, C., N. Weston and C. Hopkinson. 1998. Preliminary evaluation of sedimentation rates and species distribution in Plum Island Estuary, Massachusetts. Biological Bulletin 195:232-233.

Weston, N., S. Carini, A. Giblin, G. Banta, C. Hopkinson and J. Tucker. 1996. Estimating denitrification in sediments of the Parker River estuary, Massachusetts. Biological Bulletin 191:334-335.

Carini, S., N. Weston, C. Hopkinson, J. Tucker, A. Giblin and J. Vallino. 1996. Gas exchange rates in the Parker River estuary, Massachusetts. Biological Bulletin 191:333-334.