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Education/Academic qualification

Organic Chemistry, PhD, Stanford University

… → 1980

Chemistry, BS, University of Maryland

… → 1975

Research interests

  • Biogeochemical transformations of carbon
  • Macromolecular organic matter
  • Organic matter in surficial environments

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organic carbon Earth & Environmental Sciences
Organic carbon Chemical Compounds
Methane Chemical Compounds
Sediments Chemical Compounds
sediment Earth & Environmental Sciences
carbon Earth & Environmental Sciences
methane Earth & Environmental Sciences
Carbon Chemical Compounds

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Grants 2007 2019

Research Output 1978 2019

Carbon mass balance, isotopic tracers of biogenic methane, and therole of acetate in coal beds: Powder River Basin (USA)

Vinson, D. S., Blair, N. E., Ritter, D. J., Martini, A. M. & McIntosh, J. C., Dec 30 2019, In : Chemical Geology. 530, 119329.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coal seam
15 Citations (Scopus)

Centers of organic carbon burial and oxidation at the land-ocean interface

Bianchi, T. S., Cui, X., Blair, N. E., Burdige, D. J., Eglinton, T. I. & Galy, V., Jan 1 2018, In : Organic Geochemistry. 115, p. 138-155 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Organic carbon
organic carbon
7 Citations (Scopus)

Critical transition in critical zone of intensively managed landscapes

Kumar, P., Le, P. V. V., Papanicolaou, A. N. T., Rhoads, B. L., Anders, A. M., Stumpf, A., Wilson, C. G., Bettis, E. A., Blair, N. E., Ward, A. S., Filley, T., Lin, H., Keefer, L., Keefer, D. A., Lin, Y. F., Muste, M., Royer, T. V., Foufoula-Georgiou, E. & Belmont, P., Jun 1 2018, In : Anthropocene. 22, p. 10-19 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural practice
arable land
soil water
2 Citations (Scopus)

The C-biogeochemistry of a Midwestern USA agricultural impoundment in context: Lake Decatur in the intensively managed landscape critical zone observatory

Blair, N. E., Leithold, E. L., Thanos Papanicolaou, A. N., Wilson, C. G., Keefer, L., Kirton, E., Vinson, D., Schnoebelen, D., Rhoads, B., Yu, M. & Lewis, Q., Apr 1 2018, In : Biogeochemistry. 138, 2, p. 171-195 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

The intensively managed landscape critical zone observatory: A scientific testbed for understanding critical zone processes in agroecosystems

Wilson, C. G., Abban, B., Keefer, L. L., Wacha, K., Dermisis, D., Giannopoulos, C., Zhou, S., Goodwell, A. E., Woo, D. K., Yan, Q., Ghadiri, M., Stumpf, A., Pitcel, M., Lin, Y. F., Marini, L., Storsved, B., Goff, K., Vogelgsang, J., Dere, A., Schilling, K. E. & 13 others, Muste, M., Blair, N. E., Rhoads, B., Bettis, A., Pai, H., Kratt, C., Sladek, C., Wing, M., Selker, J., Tyler, S., Lin, H., Kumar, P. & Papanicolaou, A. N., Jan 1 2018, In : Vadose Zone Journal. 17, 1, 180088.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agricultural ecosystem