(Undergraduate student; Graduate student; Sponsored postdoc)

Jezycki K.E., Rodriguez E., Craft C.B., Neubauer S.C., Morris J.T., Goldsmith S.T., Kremer P., Weston N.B. 2024. Metal accumulation in salt marsh soils along the East Coast of the United States. Science of the Total Environment, 922: 171025.

Hopkinson, C.S., N.B. Weston, W-J. Cai. 2024. Global change and Estuarine Carbon Dynamics. In: M.J. Kennish, H. W. Paerl, J.R. Crosswell, Eds. Climate Change and Estuaries. CRC Press.

Richardson J.L., A.R. Desai, J. Thom, K. Lindgren, H. Laudon, M. Peichl, M. Nilsson, A. Campeau, J. Järveoja, P. Hawman, D.R. Mishra, D. Smith, B. D’Acunha, S.H. Knox, D. Ng, M.S. Johnson, J. Blackstock, S.L. Malone, S.F. Oberbauer, M. Detto, K.P. Wickland, I. Forbrich, N.B. Weston, J.K.Y. Hung, C Edgar, E.S. Euskirchen, S. Bret‑Harte, J. Dobkowski, G. Kling, E.S. Kane, P. Badiou, M. Bogard, G. Bohrer, T. O’Halloran, J. Ritson, A. Arias‑Ortiz, D. Baldocchi, P. Oikawa, J. Shahan, M. Matsumura. 2024. On the Relationship Between Aquatic CO2 Concentration and Ecosystem Fluxes in Some of the World’s Key Wetland Types. Wetlands 44: 1.

Weston, N.B., E. Rodriguez, B. Donnelly, E. Solohin, K. Jezycki, S. Demberger, L. Sutter, J.T. Morris, S. Neubauer, and C.B. Craft. 2023. Recent acceleration of coastal wetland accretion. Earth’s Future, 11, e2022EF003037.

Sage, L., O. Bassetti, E. Johnson, K. Shakya, N.B. Weston. 2023. Assessment of heavy metal contamination in soil and produce of Philadelphia community gardens. Environmental Pollutants and Bioavailability, 35:1, 2209283, DOI:  10.1080/26395940.2023.2209283.  

Testa, J.M., C.S. Hopkinson, P.A. Stæhr, and N.B. Weston. 2022. Estuarine Ecosystem Metabolism. In: B.C. Crump, J.M. Testa, K.H. Dunton, Eds. Estuarine Ecology, 3rd Edition. Wiley.

Morris, J.T., D.R. Cahoon, J.C. Callaway, C. Craft, S.C. Neubauer, and N.B. Weston (2021) Marsh Equilibrium Theory: Implications for response to rising sea-level. In: Fitzgerald, D.M., and Hughes, Z.J., Eds. Salt Marshes. Cambridge University Press.

Tully K., K. Gedan, R. Epanchin-Niell, A. Strong, E. Bernhardt, T. BenDor, M. Mitchell, J. Kominoski, T. Jordan, S.C. Neubauer, and N.B. Weston. 2019. The invisible flood: The chemistry, ecology, and social implications of coastal saltwater intrusion. BioScience 69: 368-378. DOI:

Paudel, B., N.B. Weston, J. O’Connor, L. Sutter, and D.J. Velinsky. 2017. Phosphorus dynamics in the water column and sediments of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey. Journal of Coastal Research 78: 60-69.

Kearns, P.J., N.B. Weston, J.L. Bowen, T. Živković, 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 39: 981-991.

Sutter, L.A., N.B. Weston and 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.

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

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.

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.

Weston, N.B., A.E. Giblin, G. 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.

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 33: 1054-1068.

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.

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.

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 River, GA. Science of the Total Environment 407: 3347-3356.

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.

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

Weston, N.B., R.E. Dixon and S.B. Joye. 2006b. Ramifications of increased salinity in tidal freshwater sediments: Geochemistry and microbial pathways of organic matter mineralization. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 111: G01009.

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

Published Conference Proceedings (Undergraduate student)

Joye, S.B., W.P. Porubsky, N.B. Weston, and R.Y. Lee. 2003. Benthic microalgal production and nutrient dynamics in intertidal sediments. In: Rullkötter, 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., J.T. Hollibaugh, J. Sandow and S.B. Joye. 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.B. 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.B., 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.B. 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.