Richard E. Marinos

Assistant Professor of Geology

The University at Buffalo

428 Cooke Hall

716-645-4289

rmarinos@buffalo.edu

http://www.richardmarinos.com

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Research interests: ecosystem ecology of managed lands and waters, nutrient dynamics in agricultural landscapes, mechanisms of soil organic matter stabilization, in-stream and near-stream carbon and nitrogen transformations, soil greenhouse gas emissions, biogeochemistry of mycorrhizal fungi

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Education:

2012 - 2018

Ph.D. in environment, Duke University, Durham, NC

  • Certificate in College Teaching
  • Dissertation title: Ecosystem Recovery from Acid Precipitation: Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in the Soil-Stream Continuum (Advisor: Emily Bernhardt)

2003 - 2007

A.B. in philosophy cum laude, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

Appointments:

2020 - present

Assistant Professor of Geology, SUNY-Buffalo

2020

Paternity leave (Mar-Aug)

2018 - 2020

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo

2015 - 2018

Teaching Assistant, Duke University

2012 - 2017

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Publications:

Marinos, R. E. (2021). SNODASR: Tools for manipulating SNODAS data in R (Version 1.0). doi:10.5281/zenodo.4568272

Marinos, R. E., Van Meter, K. J., Basu, N. B.  (2021) Is the River a Chemostat?: Scale Versus Land Use Controls on Nitrate Concentration-Discharge Dynamics in the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2020GL087051

Marinos, R. E. and Bernhardt, E. S. (2018) Soil carbon losses due to higher pH offset vegetation gains due to calcium enrichment in an acid mitigation experiment. Ecology, 99: 2363-2373. doi:10.1002/ecy.2478

Marinos, R. E., Campbell, J. C., Driscoll, C. T., Likens, G. E.,  McDowell, W. H., Rosi, E. J., Rustad, L. E., and Bernhardt, E. S. (2018) Give and Take: Watershed acid remediation increases stormflow nitrogen export but increases baseflow in-stream nitrogen retention. Environmental Science and Technology, 52 (22): 13155–13165. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b03553

Marinos, R.E., Driscoll, C. T., Groffman, P. M., and Bernhardt, E. S. Accelerated nitrogen cycling during ecosystem recovery from acid precipitation. (in prep., available on request. Target: Ecosystems)

Presentations (* = invited):

Marinos, R.E., Basu, N.B. Scale-dependency of nitrate concentration-discharge relationships in the Upper Mississippi. Oral presentation. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Washington, D.C., December 2019.

Marinos, R.E., Basu, N.B. Riparian form and function across hydrogeomorphic regimes. Oral presentation. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Washington, D.C., December         2018.

Marinos, R.E., Bernhardt, E S., Campbell, J. C., Groffman, P.M., McDowell, W. H., Rosi, E. J., Rustad, L. E. Soil and Stream Signals of a Changing Nitrogen Cycle in the Ca-enriched Watershed. Oral presentation. Hubbard Brook Cooperators Meeting. Thornton, NH, July 2018.

Marinos, R.E., Bernhardt, E.S. Will Ecosystem Recovery from Acid Rain Jeopardize Soil Carbon

        Storage? Oral presentation. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Portland, OR, July

        2017.

(*) Marinos, R.E., Bernhardt, E S., Campbell, J. C., Driscoll, C. T., McDowell, W. H., Rosi, E. J., Rustad, L. E. Nitrogen Export Becomes Flashier in a Watershed Acid Remediation Experiment. Oral presentation. Gordon Research Conference: Catchment Science. Lewiston, ME, June 2017.

Marinos, R.E., Bernhardt, E S., Campbell, J. C., Driscoll, C. T., McDowell, W. H., Rosi, E. J., Rustad, L. E. The Stream Feasts while the Forest Leaks: In-stream and Watershed Responses to an Acid Mitigation Treatment. Oral presentation. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting.

        Raleigh, NC, June 2017.

Marinos, R. E., Bernhardt, E. S., Groffman, P. M., Likens, G. E., Rosi-Marshall, E. J. Soil Organic Matter Dynamics under Long-Term Recovery from Acid Precipitation. Oral presentation. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA, December 2016.

Marinos, R. E., Bernhardt, E. S., Groffman, P. M., Likens, G. E., Rosi-Marshall, E. J.  Coupled Ca and C Dynamics in the Ca-enriched Watershed. Oral presentation. Hubbard Brook Cooperators Meeting. Thornton, NH, July 2016.

Marinos, R. E.,  Bernhardt, E. S., Rosi-Marshall, E. J. and Likens, G. E. Nitrate Sources and In-Stream Nitrogen Processing in the Calcium-Enriched Watershed. Oral presentation. Hubbard Brook Cooperators Meeting.  Thornton, NH, July 2015.

Marinos, R. E.,  Bernhardt, E. S., Rosi-Marshall, E. J. and Likens, G. E. Algae bloom where none did before: Why Hubbard Brook streams are turning green. Poster.  Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon. Portland, OR, June 2014.

Grants and Awards:

NYS Water Resources Institute - “Groundwater Nutrient Dynamics in Urban Vacant Lots and Other Green Infrastructure” -  $20,000 (2021)

NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant - “ Will Ecosystem Recovery from Acid Rain Jeopardize Soil Carbon Storage?” $20,460 (2017)

Duke Summer Research Fellowship - $4,800 (2017)

Data+ Big Data Initiative - $12,500 (2016)

Duke Dissertation Research Travel Award - $2,000 (2016)

Nicholas School Environmental Entrepreneurship Grant - $5,000 (2013)

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - ~$120,000 (2012)

Service:

UB Pegrum Lecture Series Chair (2020-)

Ecology, Evolution and Evolutionary Biology Curriculum Committee Member (2020-)

Duke Data+ Project Mentor (2017)

Society for Freshwater Science Student Resources Committee Member (2015)

University Program in Ecology Symposium Committee Member (2014)

Durham Literacy Center, literacy mentor (2012-2013)

Peace Corps volunteer, Cameroon, agroforestry extension (2009-2012)

Teaching Experience:

Instructor, GLY 462/562: Aqueous Geochemistry (Spring 2021)

Co-Instructor, GLY 308: Introduction to Geochemistry (Spring 2021)

Guest Insructor, EARTH 692: Principles of Ecohydrological Modelling (Spring 2019, 12 contact hours)

Teaching Assistant, BIOL 564: Biogeochemistry (Spring 2018)

Teaching Assistant, ENV 568: Urban Ecology (Fall 2017)

Teaching Assistant, BIOL 564: Biogeochemistry (Spring 2017)

Teaching Assistant, ENV 938: Ecosystem Science and Management (Fall 2016)

Teaching Assistant: ENV 102: Introduction to Environmental Science (Spring 2016)

Teaching Assistant, BIOL 564: Biogeochemistry (Fall 2015)