christof meile
Associate Professor
110G Marine Sciences Bldg
Office Phone:  (706) 542-6549
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Ph.D. 2003, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

M.Sc. 1999, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Dipl. Nat.wiss. 1996, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

Research Emphasis:

Reactive-Transport Modeling and Biogeochemical Cycling 
bioturbation, microbial metabolism, in silico microbial models and upscaling, nutrient dynamics and human impacts at the land-ocean interface, salt marsh carbon and groundwater dynamics, iron cycling and redox oscillations, hydrothermal vents, oil spill impacts

Christof Meile's Selected Publications

Loftis KM, Meile C.  2014.  Isotopes and elemental ratios in multi-parameter mixing models. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 12:694–702.
Ginn BR, Habteselassie MY, Meile C, Thompson A.  2014.  Effects of sample storage on microbial Fe-reduction in tropical rainforest soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 68:44-51.
Schutte C., Hunter K.S., McKay P., Di Iorio D., Joye S.B, Meile C.  2013.  Patterns and controls of nutrient concentrations in a southeastern United States tidal creek. Oceanography. 26(3):132-139.
Hopkinson BM, Meile C, Shen C.  2013.  Quantification of extracellular carbonic anhydrase activity in two marine diatoms and investigation of its role. Plant physiology. 162:1142–1152.
Dornhoffer T, Waldbusser G, Meile C.  2012.  Burrow patchiness and oxygen fluxes in bioirrigated sediments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 412
Chan L-K, Newton RJ, Sharma S, Smith CB, Rayapati P, Limardo AJ, Meile C, Moran MA.  2012.  Transcriptional changes underlying elemental stoichiometry shifts in a marine heterotrophic bacterium. Frontiers in Microbiology. 3
Joye SB, Leifer I, MacDonald IR, Chanton JP, Meile CD, Teske AP, Kostka JE, Chistoserdova L, Coffin R, Hollander D et al..  2011.  Comment on “A Persistent Oxygen Anomaly Reveals the Fate of Spilled Methane in the Deep Gulf of Mexico”. Science. 332:1033.
Porubsky WP, Joye SB, Moore WS, Tuncay K, 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.
Newton RJ, Griffin LE, Bowles KM, Meile C, Gifford S, Givens CE, Howard EC, King E, Oakley CA, Reisch CR et al..  2010.  Genome characteristics of a generalist marine bacterial lineage. The ISME journal. 4:784–798.