Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus
University of Georgia
Room 517, Biological Sciences Bldg.
Athens, GA 30602
Office: (706) 542-3363
Fax: (706) 542-3344
Dr. Meyer also served as Co-Director of the UGA River Basin Center from 2000-2002.
Ph.D. - Cornell University
Role of leaf litter in stream ecosystems (NSF)
Nitrogen dynamics in river networks (Lotic Intersite Nitrogen eXperiment - LINX - NSF)
National River Restoration Science Synthesis (NRRSS - NSF)
Chair, Ecological Processes and Effects Committee, Science Advisory Board, Environmental Protection Agency
Chair, Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee, American Rivers
Vice-Chair, Independent Science Board, California Bay Delta Authority
Member, Chartered Science Advisory Board, Environmental Protection Agency
Member, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences
Palmer, M.A., J.D. Allan, J.L. Meyer and E.S. Bernhardt. In press. River restoration in the U.S. in the 21st century. Restoration Ecology.
Meyer, J.L., D.L. Strayer, J.B. Wallace, S.L. Eggert, G.S. Helfman, and N.L. Leonard. 2007. The contribution of headwater streams to biodiversity in river networks. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 43(1): 86 - 103.
Jones, K.L., G. Poole, J.L. Meyer, E. Kramer, and W. Bumback. 2006. Quantifying expected ecological response to natural resource legislation: a case study of riparian buffers, aquatic habitat, and trout populations. Ecology and Society 11(2): 15. URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol11/iss2/art15
Bernhardt, E. and 25 others including J.L. Meyer. 2005. Synthesizing U.S. River Restoration Efforts. Science 308: 636-637.
Meyer, J.L., M.J. Paul and W.K. Taulbee. 2005. Stream ecosystem function in urbanizing landscapes. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 24:602-612.
Paul, M.J. and J.L. Meyer. 2001. Streams in the urban landscape. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 32: 333 - 366.
Meyer, J.L. and J.B. Wallace. 2001. Lost linkages and lotic ecology: rediscovering small streams. Pp. 295-317. In: M.C. Press, N. Huntly and S. Levin (eds.) Ecology: Achievement and Challenge. Blackwell Science.
Peterson, B.J., W. Wolheim, P.J. Mulholland, J.R. Webster, J.L. Meyer, J.L. Tank, N.B. Grimm, W.B. Bowden, H.M. Vallet, A.E. Hershey, W.B. McDowell, W.K. Dodds, S.K. Hamilton, S. Gregory and D.J. Morrall. 2001. Stream processes alter the amount and form of nitrogen exported from small watersheds. Science 292: 86-90.
Wallace, J. B., S. L. Eggert, J. L. Meyer and J. R. Webster. 1997. Multiple trophic levels of a stream linked to terrestrial litter inputs. Science 277: 102-104.