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Christof Meile, Co-Investigator / Assistant Professor

Christof Meile

Research Emphasis:

  • Reactive-Transport Modeling and Biogeochemical Cycling
  • Early Diagenesis (Microbial Metabolism, Sediment-Water Exchange Fluxes, Bioturbation and Bioirrigation)
  • Heterogeneity and Scaling in Natural Systems (Micromodels, Microbial Mats, Benthic Fauna, Seeps, Land-Ocean Interface)

GCE Committees:

High Marsh Experiment Committee

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

Mailing Address:

Dr. Christof Meile
Dept. of Marine Sciences
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-3636

E-Mail:  cmeile@uga.edu

Web Page:  http://www.marsci.uga.edu/directory/christof-meile

Other Identity Systems:

ORCID:  orcid.org/0000-0002-0825-4596

LTER:  14059


GCE Data Sets:

HYD-GCES-1401a (Groundwater well pressure, temperature, conductance, salinity and oxygen measurements for GCE-LTER study hammock HN_i_1 from 30-Oct-2008 to 03-Dec-2013)

HYD-GCES-1401b (Groundwater well pressure, temperature, conductance, salinity and oxygen measurements for GCE-LTER study hammock PC_i_29 from 15-Aug-2008 to 13-Dec-2013)

GCE Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Loftis, K. and Meile, C. 2014. Isotopes and elemental ratios in multi-parameter mixing models. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 12:694-702. (DOI: 10.4319/lom.2014.12.694)

Palomo, L., Meile, C. and Joye, S.B. 2013. Drought impacts on biogeochemistry and microbial processes in salt marsh sediments: a flow-through reactor approach. Biogeochemistry. 112(1-3):389-407. (DOI: 10.1007/s10533-012-9734-z)

Schutte, C., Hunter, K.S., McKay, P., Di Iorio, D., Joye, S.B. and Meile, C. 2013. Patterns and controls of nutrient concentrations in a southeastern United States tidal creek. Special Issue: Coastal Long Term Ecological Research. Oceanography. 26(3):12-139. (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2013.55)

Segarra, K., Samarkin, V., King, E., Meile, C. and Joye, S.B. 2013. Seasonal variations of methane fluxes from an unvegetatedtidal freshwater mudflat (Hammersmith Creek, GA). Biogeochemistry. 115:349 - 361. (DOI: 10.1007/s10533-013-9840-6)

Porubsky, W.P., Joye, S.B., Moore, W.S., Tuncay, K. and Meile, C. 2011. Field measurements and modeling of groundwater flow and biogeochemistry at Moses Hammock, a backbarrier island on the Georgia coast. Biogeochemistry. 104:69-90. (DOI: 10.1007/s10533-010-9484-8)

Tilburg, C.E., Seay, J.E., Bishop, T.D., Miller, H.L. III and Meile, C. 2010. Distribution and retention of Petrolisthes armatus in a coastal plain estuary: the role of vertical movement in larval transport. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science. 88:260-266. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2010.04.004)

Meile, C., Porubsky, W.P., Walker, R.L. and Payne, K. 2009. Natural Attenuation Of Nitrogen Loading From Septic Effluents: Spatial And Environmental Controls. Water Research. 44(5):1399-1408. (DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2009.11.019)

Books and Book Sections

Pennings, S.C., Alber, M., Alexander, C.R. Jr., Booth, M.G., Burd, A.B., Cai, W.-J., Craft, C.B., DePratter, C., Di Iorio, D., Hollibaugh, J.T., Hopkinson, C.S., Joye, S.B., Meile, C., Moore, W.S., Silliman, B.R., Thompson, V.D. and Wares, J.P. 2012. South Atlantic Tidal Wetlands. Pages 45-61 in: Batzer, D.P. and Baldwin, A. (editors). Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.

Conference Papers (Peer Reviewed)

Ledoux, J.G., Alexander, C.R. Jr. and Meile, C. 2013. Delineating the drivers of groundwater flow at a Back Barrier island marsh Transect in coastal Georgia. In: Georgia Water Resources Conference, April 10-11, 2013 in Athens GA.

Hagens, M. and Meile, C. 2011. Circulation and reaction hotspots in a Georgia salt marsh: a modeling study. In: Carroll, G.D. (editor). Georgia Water Resources Conference. Proceedings of the 2011 Georgia Water Resources Conference, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Porubsky, W.P. and Meile, C. 2009. Controls on groundwater nutrient mitigation: Natural attenuation of nitrogen loading from septic effluents. In: Hatcher, K.J. (editor). Proceedings of the Georgia Water Resources Conference. Athens, Georgia.

Conference Posters and Presentations

Miklesh, D.M., McKnight, C.J., Di Iorio, D. and Meile, C. 2016. Poster: Physical, Hydrological, and Biological Processes Controlling Porewater Salinity Distributions in a Southeastern Salt Marsh. International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Conference, Feb 16-19, 2016, San Antonio TX.

Miklesh, D.M., McKnight, C.J., Di Iorio, D. and Meile, C. 2016. Poster: Processes controlling porewater salinity distributions in a Southeastern salt marsh. Geological Society of America Southeastern Section 65th Annual Meeting, March 31- April 1, 2016, Columbia.

Ledoux, J.G., Alexander, C.R. Jr. and Meile, C. 2015. Poster: Groundwater flow at the Georgia coast: Magnitude and drivers across a back barrier island marsh transect. LTER All Scientists Meeting, Aug 30-Sept 2, Estes Park, CO.

Miklesh, D.M., McKnight, C.J., Di Iorio, D. and Meile, C. 2015. Poster: Controls on porewater salinity distributions in a southeastern salt marsh. LTER All Scientists Meeting, Aug 30-Sept 2, Estes Park, CO.

Ledoux, J.G., Alexander, C.R. Jr. and Meile, C. 2014. Poster: Delineating groundwater flow along a marsh transect at a back barrier island on the coast of Georgia. Southeastern Estuarine Research Society Fall meeting, November 6-8, Carolina Beach, NC.

Miklesh, D.M., McKnight, C.J., McLenaghan, N.A., Di Iorio, D. and Meile, C. 2014. Poster: Modeling the Effects of Changes to Physical, Hydrological, and Biological Processes on Porewater Salinity Distributions in a Southeastern Salt Marsh. 2014 AGU Fall Meeting, 15-19 December 2014, San Francisco.

Ledoux, J.G., Alexander, C.R. Jr. and Meile, C. 2012. Poster: Drivers of Groundwater Flow at a Back Barrier Island - Marsh Transect. 2012 LTER ASM.

Schutte, C., Meile, C., Di Iorio, D., McKay, P., Hunter, K.S., Blanton, J.O. and Joye, S.B. 2012. Poster: Physical and biogeochemical patterns in a saltmarsh/river system (Duplin River, GA). 2012 LTER ASM.

Hagens, M. and Meile, C. 2011. Poster: Circulation and reaction hotspots in a Georgia salt marsh: a modeling study. LTER Science Council Meeting, Jekyll Island, GA.

Schutte, C., Meile, C., Di Iorio, D., McKay, P., Joye, S.B., Blanton, J.O. and Schalles, J.F. 2011. Poster: Physical and biogeochemical patterns in the Duplin saltmarsh river system: preliminary results. LTER Science Council Meeting, Jekyll Island, GA.

Hagens, M. and Meile, C. 2010. Poster: Biogeochemical dynamics in salt marsh environments: the role of intertidal hotspots. Goldschmidt Conference, Knoxville TN.

Meile, C. 2010. Presentation: Reaction hotspots at micro-and macroscales: Challenges in early diagenetic modeling. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

Porubsky, W.P., Meile, C. and Joye, S.B. 2007. Poster: Variations in groundwater biogeochemistry and flow on Moses Hammock (Sapelo Island, GA): Field measurements, laboratory assays, and modeling. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography 2007 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, 4-9 February 2007, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Porubsky, W.P., Meile, C. and Joye, S.B. 2007. Presentation: Using field measurements, laboratory assays and modeling to examine flow conditions and variations in groundwater biogeochemistry. Estuarine Research Federation 2007 Annual Meeting, 4-8 November 2007, Providence, Rhode Island.

Porubsky, W.P., Meile, C. and Joye, S.B. 2006. Poster: Nutrient dynamics in the hammock subsurface: The impact of flow and reactions on coastal groundwater biogeochemistry. Academy of the Environment Meeting, October 2006, Athens, Georgia.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.