Dr. R. Kelman Wieder
Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Ecology

Assistant Vice President for Research and Strategic Initiatives
Professor of
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova University
Villanova, PA  19085-1699
Office Phone: 610-519-4856; Lab Phone: 610-519-4587; FAX: 610-519-7863;

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology,
Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada

Educational Background:
  Ph.D., West Virginia University, Biology, 1982
  M.A., University of Missouri at Columbia, Biological Sciences, 1978
  B.A., Amherst College, Biology, 1974

Current Research
  Post-fire Nitrogen
  Cycling in Boreal Bogs:
  Critical Unknowns
  Explored (NSF support)

  Bog, Fen, and Lichen
  Monitoring Program
  Development Project
  (Wood Buffalo
  Association support)

    (click here to view Final



  Peatland Monitoring and

  Synoptic Survey (Wood

  Buffalo Environmental 

  Association support)

    (click here to view Final



  Rapid Nitrogen Cycling
  Immediately After Fire
  in an Alberta Bog
   (NSF support)

      (click here for project
      info and preliminary

  Nitrogen Addition
  Experiments in Boreal
  Understanding the Fate
  of Atmospherically
  Deposited Nitrogen in
  order to Determine
  Nitrogen Critical Loads
  (Cumulative Environ-
  mental Management
  Association support)


Grant Support

Current Funding
  Past Funding


Graduate Students  
Julia Stuart

Lab Research Administrator
(click to email)
  Kim Scott

Former Lab Folks (click to email)
  Avni Malhotra
  Medora Burke-Scoll

  Susan Crow
  Jeremy Hartsock

  Kathy Kamminga 
  Natalie Kashi

  Stephen Mowbray
  John Navaratnam
  Brian Benscoter
  Merritt Turetsky
  Melanie Vile

  Bin Xu


Summer 2012 Peat Team