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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Assistant Research Professor
Department Horn Point Laboratory
Institution
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science ( UMCES)
2020 Horns Point Road 775 Cambridge Maryland
Address
2020 Horns Point Road, Cambridge, MD 21613
Tel 01.1.410.221.8218
Email
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Website http://hpl.umces.edu/~jpierson/, http://lifeinthedeadzone.org/, http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-7278-2008
Last verified: 2008-05-27
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Panelist, OR Sea Grant 2009 Mentor for Maryland SeaGrant REU in 2008 & 2009 Attended ICES Working Group on Zooplankton Ecology in 2008 Attended “Workshop on advancements in modelling physical-biological interactions in fish early-life history: recommended practices and future directions” with ICES Working Group on Modelling Physical-Biological Interactions in 2008 Reviewer of manuscripts:Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Limnology and Oceanography, Ecological Modeling, Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science Coordinator, Student Discussion Group on the US Commission on Ocean Policy Coordinator, UW School of Oceanography Open House Science Judge, Orca Bowl: Washington State Ocean Science Bowl
Research Region 102
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Field expertise: CTD, TAPS, MOCNESS, SCANFISH, OPC Grazing rates, egg production, gut fullness, gut fluorescence, morphometrics Laboratory expertise: Modeling, coastal/estuarine copepod taxonomy, incubation experiments, some culturing
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. James PIERSON)

Pierson, J. J., B. W. Frost, A. W. Leising. Accepted. Foray foraging behavior: seasonally-variable, food-driven migratory behavior in two calanoid copepods. Marine Ecology Progress Series doi: 10.3354/meps10116
Devreker, D., J. J. Pierson, S. Souissi, D. G. Kimmel, and M. R. Roman. 2012. An experimental approach to estimate egg production and development rate of the calanoid copepod Eurytemora affinis in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 416-417: 72-83. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2012.02.010
Pierson, J. J., M. R. Roman, D. G. Kimmel, W. C. Boicourt, & X. Zhang. 2009. Quantifying changes in the vertical distribution of mesozooplankton in response to hypoxic bottom waters. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381: S74-S79. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.013
Kimmel, D. G., W. C. Boicourt, J. J. Pierson, M. R. Roman, & X. Zhang. 2009. A comparison of the mesozooplankton response to hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay and the northern Gulf of Mexico using the biomass size spectrum. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381: S65-S73. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2009.07.012
Leising, A. W., J. J. Pierson, C. Halsband-Lenk, R. A. Horner, & J. R. Postel. 2005. Copepod grazing during spring blooms: Does Calanus pacificus avoid harmful diatoms? Progress in Oceanography 67(3/4): 384-405.
Pierson, J. J., A. W. Leising, & C. Halsband Lenk. 2005. Reproductive success of Calanus pacificus during diatom blooms in Dabob Bay, WA. Progress in Oceanography 67(3/4): 314-331.
Halsband-Lenk, C., J. J. Pierson, & A. W. Leising. 2005. Reproduction of Pseudocalanus newmani (Copepoda: Calanoida) is deleteriously affected by diatom blooms - a field study. Progress in Oceanography 67(3/4): 332-348.
Leising, A. W., R. A. Horner, J. J. Pierson, J. R. Postel, & C. Halsband-Lenk. 2005. The balance between microzooplankton grazing and phytoplankton growth in a highly productive estuarine fjord. Progress in Oceanography 67(3/4): 366-683.
Pierson, J. J., A. W. Leising, C. Halsband-Lenk, & N. Ferm. 2005. Vertical distribution and abundance of Calanus pacificus and Pseudocalanus newmani in relation to chlorophyll a concentrations in Dabob Bay, WA. Progress in Oceanography 37(3/4): 349-365.
Leising, A. W., J. J. Pierson, C. Halsband-Lenk, R. A. Horner, & J. R. Postel. 2005. Copepod grazing during spring blooms: Can Pseudocalanus newmani induce trophic cascades? Progress in Oceanography 67(3/4): 406-421.
Horner, R. A., J. R. Postel, C. Halsband-Lenk, J. J. Pierson, G. Pohnert, & T. Wichard. 2005. Winter-spring phytoplankton blooms in Dabob Bay, Washington. Progress in Oceanography 67(3/4): 286-313.
Leising, A. W., J. J. Pierson, S. Cary, & B. W. Frost. 2005. Copepod foraging and predation risk within the surface layer during night-time feeding forays. Journal of Plankton Research 27(10): 987-1001.
Kimmel, D. G., W. C. Boicourt, J. J. Pierson, M. R. Roman, X. Zhang. 2010. The vertical distribution and diel variability of mesozooplankton biomass, abundance and size in response to hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico USA. Journal of Plankton Research 32(8): 1185-1202. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbp136
Elliott, D. T., J. J. Pierson, and M. R. Roman. 2012. Relationship between environmental conditions and zooplankton community structure during summer hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Plankton Research 34(7): 602-613. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbs029
Bucklin, A., P. H. Wiebe, S. B. Smolenack, N. J. Copley, J. G. Beaudet, K. G. Bonner, J. Farber-Lorda, & J. J. Pierson. 2007. DNA barcodes for species identification of euphausiids (Euphausiacea, Crustacea). Journal of Plankton Research 29(6): 483-493.
Roman, M. R., J. J. Pierson, D. G. Kimmel, W. C. Boicourt, and X. Zhang. 2012. Impacts of Hypoxia on Zooplankton Spatial Distributions in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Estuaries and Coasts 35(5):1261?1269. doi: 10.1007/s12237-012-9531-x
Pierson, J. J., B. W. Frost, D. Thoreson, A. W. Leising, J. R. Postel, & M. Nuwer. 2009. Trapping migrating zooplankton. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 7(5): 334-346.
Pierson, J. J., B.W. Frost, & A.W. Leising. 2007. The lost generation of Calanus pacificus: is the diatom effect responsible? Limnology and Oceanography 52(5): 2098-2089.
Maps, F., J.A. Runge, A. Leising, A.J. Pershing, N.R. Record, S. Plourde, and J.J. Pierson. 2012. Modelling the timing and duration of dormancy in populations of Calanus finmarchicus from the Northwest Atlantic shelf. Journal of Plankton Research 34(1): 36- 54. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbr088
Mitra, S., D.G. Kimmel, J.Snyder, S. Scalise, B.D. McGlaughon, M.R. Roman, G.L. Jahn, J.J. Pierson, S.B. Brandt, J.P. Montoya, R.J. Rosenbauer, T.L Lorenson, F.L. Wong, and P.L. Campbell. 2012. Macondo-1 well oil-derived polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in mesozooplankton from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Geophysical Research Letters. 39(1): L01605. doi:10.1029/2011GL049505


Created: 2008-05-23 Last Updated: 2013-06-05 by James PIERSON