Curriculum vitae


 
 
 
 
Contact me at SoilBiogeochemist[at]gmail.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Download Justin Richardson’s CV Updated May 2017

ACADEMIC WEBSITES

Research Gate Profile
Academia.edu Profile
Dartmouth College ENVS Visiting Scholar
Dartmouth College Earth Science Dept Alum
Google Scholar Profile
Critical Zone Observatory Network Profile

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Massachusetts Amherst Starting Jan. 2018
Assistant Professor of Geosciences
Department of Geosciences

Cornell University 2015-2017
Critical Zone Observatory National Office Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of Earth and Atm. Sci. – Dr. Louis A. Derry

Dartmouth College 2015 – 2018
Lecturer of Environmental Studies

Dartmouth College 2011 – 2014
Graduate Student
Dept. of Earth Sciences
PhD Advisor: Dr. Andrew J. Friedland

University of California Riverside 2010 – 2011
Researcher
Dept. of Environmental Science
Advisor: Dr. David R. Parker

University of California Riverside 2008 – 2010
Undergraduate Researcher
Dept. of Botany & Plant Sciences – Advisor: Dr. G. Darrel Jenerette
Dept. of Entomology – Advisor: Dr. William E. Walton

EDUCATION

Doctorate of Philosophy 2015, Earth Science, Dartmouth College
Dissertation: Anthropogenic changes to mercury and lead biogeochemistry in forest soils across the northeastern United States.

Bachelor of Science 2010, University of California, Riverside
Major: Environmental Science, Soil Science
Minor: Botany and Plant Science

Associate Professional Soil Scientist
(Passed Fundamentals of Soil Science Examination Soil Science Society of America)

 
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2015                          Graduate Student Teaching Award – Dartmouth College
2014                          Outstanding Department Teaching Assistant – Dartmouth College
2010                          Chancellor’s Honor List – UC Riverside
2009 – 2010              Dean’s Honor List: Spring, Winter, and Fall Quarter – UC Riverside

 
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Richardson J.B., Derry L.A., Gallium as a tracer of aluminum: Ga/Al ratios during terrestrial cycling in vegetation and soils. In prep

Richardson J.B., Bernd, B., Dobson A.M., Earthworm impacts on trace metal (Al, Fe, Mo, Cu, Zn, Pb) exchangeability and uptake by young Acer saccharum and Polystichum acrostichoides. Submitted to Biogeochemistry.

King E.K., Hodges C.A., Chapela Lara M., Aguirre A.A., Foster M.A., McClintock M.M., Richardson J.B., Metals and metalloids as tracers of Critical Zone processes: A review of established and emerging systems. Submitted to International Geology Review.

(14) Richardson J.B., Petrenko C.L., Friedland A.J. 2017. Organic horizon and mineral soil mercury along three clear-cut forest chronosequences across the northeastern U.S. Environmental Science and Pollution Research
DOI: 10.1007/s11356-017-0356-9
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(13) Richardson J.B., Görres J.H., Friedland A.J. 2017. Exotic earthworms decrease Cd, Hg, and Pb pools in upland forest soils of Vermont and New Hampshire USA. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 99:428-432.
DOI: 10.1007/s00128-017-2170-y
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(12) Dobson A.M., Richardson J.B., Bernd, B. 2017. Invasive earthworms change nutrient availability and uptake by forest understory plants. Plant and Soil.
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-017-3412-9
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(11) Richardson J.B., Petrenko C.L., Friedland A.J. 2017. Base cation and micronutrient dynamics along three clear-cut chronosequences in the northeastern US. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 109:161-179.
DOI:10.1007/s10705-017-9876-4
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(10) Richardson J.B. 2017 Manganese and Mn/Ca ratios in soil and vegetation forests across the northeastern US: insights on spatial Mn enrichment. Science of the Total Environment 581:612-620.
DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.170
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(9) Richardson J.B., Renock D.J., Görres J.H., Jackson B.P., Webb S.M., Friedland A.J. 2016. Nutrient and pollutant metals within earthworm residues are immobilized in soil during decomposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 101:217-225.
DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.07.020
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(8) Richardson, J.B., Gorres J.H., Friedland A.J., 2016. Forest floor decomposition, metal exchangeability, and metal bioaccumulation by Amynthas agrestis and Lumbricus rubellus. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23:18253–18266
DOI:10.1007/s11356-016-6994-5
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(7) Richardson, J.B Friedland A.J. 2016. Influence of coniferous and deciduous vegetation on major and trace metals in forests of northern New England, USA. Plant and Soil 402:363–378.
DOI:10.1007/s11104-016-2805-5
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(6) Richardson, J.B Friedland A.J. 2015. Mercury in Coniferous and Deciduous Upland Forests in Northern New England, USA: Implications from Climate Change. Biogeosciences 12, 6737-6749.
DOI:10.5194/bg-12-6737-2015
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(5) Richardson, J.B., Gorres J.H., Friedland A.J., Jackson B.P., 2015. Trace Metals and Metalloids in Forest Soils and Invasive Earthworms in Northern New England, USA. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 46:89-95
DOI:10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.11.008
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(4) Richardson J.B., Donaldson E.C., Friedland A.J., 2015. Response of lead, copper and zinc concentrations in forest soils to decreasing emissions in the northeastern United States: a synthesis. Science of the Total Environment 505:851 – 859.
DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.10.023
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(3) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Kaste J.M., Jackson B.P. 2014. Forest floor lead changes from 1980 to 2011 and subsequent accumulation in the mineral soil across the northeastern United Sates. Journal of Environmental Quality 43:926-935.
DOI:10.2134/jeq2013.10.0435
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(2) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Engerbretson T.R., Kaste J.M., Jackson B.P. 2013. The spatial and vertical distribution of mercury in upland forest soils across the northeastern United States Environmental Pollution 182:127-134
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.22013.07.011
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(1) Richardson J.B., Chatterjee A., Jenerette G.D., 2012. Optimum temperatures for soil respiration along a semi-arid elevation gradient in southern California. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 46:89-95
DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.11.008
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NON-REFERRED PUBLICATIONS

Richardson J.B. 2017 A commentary on “Anthropogenic mercury sequestration in different soil types on the southeast coast of China” by Zhang et al. (J Soils Sediments 15:962-971. doi:10.1007/s11368-015-1062-1, 2015). DOI: 10.1007/s11368-017-1788-z

Richardson J.B. 2017 “Critical Zone” definition. Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. Part of the series Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences Series pp 1-5
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-39193-9_355-1
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Richardson J.B. and contributors. 2016 – 2017 Adventures in the Critical Blog – the blog of the Critical Zone Observatory National Office.
Link to Adventures in the Critical Zone Blogs

Richardson J.B. 2013 Studying soil Science at an Ivy League School. Soil Horizons.
DOI: 10.2136/sh2013-54-5-rc
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PRESENTATIONS

(19) Richardson JB “Geoscience: moving from ‘Rocks for Jocks’ to tackling the future of Earth” Cornell Engineering CATALYST Academy. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. July 19rd, 2017. Invited

(18) Richardson JB “Mercury in the Critical Zone: A global problem with few global solutions” Earth System Science Seminar. Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. May 23rd, 2017. Invited

(17) Richardson JB, Richter DD, Derry LA. “Weathering losses and phase partitioning of Aluminum in the Critical Zone using Gallium/Aluminum ratios” Geological Society of America Joint Northeastern / North-Central Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. March 20th, 2017.

(16) Richardson J.B. “Metal pollutants and geochemical tracers in the Critical Zone” Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA. March 13th, 2017. Invited

(15) Richardson J.B. “Trace metals in the Critical Zone across the northeastern United States” University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA. January 26th, 2017. Invited

(14) Richardson J.B., Derry L.A. “Using gallium as a tracer of aluminum in the Critical Zone: influences on terrestrial cycling from vegetation.” American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 13th, 2016

(13) Richardson J.B. “Tracing Critical Zone processes using trace metals” Brown University, Providence, RI. November 9th, 2016. Invited

(12) Richardson J.B. “A tale of two metals: Lead and Gallium in the Critical Zone” Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. October 18th, 2016.Invited

(11) Richardson J.B. “Critical Zone science – In and Beyond the Classroom” Teacher Resources Day, Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, NY. October 1st, 2016

(10) Richardson J.B. “Cross-scale discussion: Changes to mercury and lead biogeochemistry from invasive earthworms in New England forests” Biogeochemistry and Climate Seminar Series, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.  February 26th, 2016. Invited

(9) Richardson J.B., “Earthworm and vegetation effects on mercury accumulation in forest soils in northern New England” Plant and Soil Science Seminar Series, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. September 18th, 2015.Invited

(8) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Gorres J.H., Renock D.J., Jackson B.P., “Invasive and exotic earthworms: an unaccounted change to mercury cycling in northeastern US forest soils” American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 17th, 2014.

(7) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Vario C.L., “Mercury pools in forest soils along three chronosequences in northeastern US” Soil Science Society of America General Meeting, Long Beach, CA. Long Beach, CA November 5th, 2014.

(6) Richardson J.B., “Mercury Cycling in Soils: Existing Knowledge and Areas of Consideration” Soil Science Society of America General Meeting, Long Beach, CA. Long Beach, CA November 5th, 2014.

(5) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Vario C.L., “Mercury, Pb, Cu and Zn concentrations in forest soils along three clear-cut chronosequences in northeastern US” Biogeomon 8th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior, University of Bayreuth, Germany. July 18th, 2014.

(4) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Jackson B.P. Kaste J.M. “Linking Mercury and Lead Retention in the Forest Floor Across the Northeastern United States” Soil Science Soceity of America General Meeting, Tampa, FL. November 6th, 2013.

(3) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Jackson B.P. “The effects of soil properties and vegetation on mercury accumulation in upland forest soils across the northeastern United States” Soil Science Soceity of America General Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. October 12, 2012.

(2) Richardson J.B., Friedland A.J., Engerbretson T.R., Kaste J.M., Jackson B.P. “Temporal changes and vertical distribution of trace metals in upland forest soils across the northeastern United States” Biogeomon, 7th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behavior, Northport, Maine. July 15– July 20, 2012.

(1) Richardson J.B., Jenerette G.D., Chatterjee A., “Soil respiration patterns along a 3000 m elevation gradient” Western Soil Science Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada. June 21– 24, 2010.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015                Dartmouth College ENVS 25 Ecological Agriculture, Professor.

2014                Dartmouth Adventures in STEM. Graduate Student Assistant

2012,  2014     Dartmouth College EARS 35/ENVS 79 The Soil Resource, Teaching Assistant.

2012 – 2014    Dartmouth College ENVS 25 Ecological Agriculture. Teaching Assistant.

2012                Dartmouth College EARS 2 Early Life History, Teaching Assistant.

2011 – 2013    Dartmouth College ENVS 2 Introduction to Environmental Science, Teaching Assistant.

2010               University of California, Riverside ENSC 101 Water Resources, Teaching Assistant.

RESEARCH ADVISERS

 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

American Geophysical Union member
Botanical Society of America member
Geological Society of America member
Soil Science Society of America member

 
Peer-reviewed for Biogeochemistry, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Biogeosciences, Plant and Soil, Science of the Total Environment, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation, and Journal of Geochemical Exploration.