Noah G Fierer
Affiliation: University of California
- Carbon and nitrogen losses by surface runoff following changes in vegetationNoah G Fierer
Dep of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Univ of California, Santa Barbara 93106, USA
J Environ Qual 31:1207-13. 2002..02 g m(-2) for sediment-hound C and N, respectively. The results of this study suggest that conversion of coastal sage scrub to annual grasslands increases hillslope nutrient losses and may affect stream water quality in the region...
- Influence of drying-rewetting frequency on soil bacterial community structureN Fierer
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
Microb Ecol 45:63-71. 2003..Microbial community composition may influence soil processes, particularly in soils exposed to a significant level of environmental stress...
- Assessment of soil microbial community structure by use of taxon-specific quantitative PCR assaysNoah Fierer
Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4117-20. 2005..Primers were thoroughly tested for specificity, and the method was applied to three distinct soils. The technique provides a rapid and robust index of microbial community structure...