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Alba Argerich

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Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Official position at address above: Assistant Professor Senior Research
Educational Institutions attended: Ph.D. in Stream Ecology, 2010, University of Barcelona, Barcelona (Spain)
M.S. in Environmental Biology, 2002, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Girona (Spain)
B.S. in Sciences, 1998, University of Girona, Girona (Spain).
Principal Collaborators: Eugenia Marti, Francesc Sabater, Roy Haggerty, Sherri Jonhson
General Interests: Forest-stream interactions, effects of global change on stream ecosystems, functional processes: nutrient cycling and ecosystem metabolism, ecology of the hyporheic zone

Study Areas

Core Areas Inorganic Fluxes
Habitat Streams
Organisms Nutrients
Components Stream Ecology --- Associate


Argerich, A.; Johnson, S.L.; Sebestyen, S.D.; Rhoades, C.C.; Greathouse, E.; Knoepp, J.D.; Adams, M.B.; Likens, G.E.; Campbell, J.L.; McDowell, W.H.; Scatena, F.N.; Ice, G.G. 2013. Trends in stream nitrogen concentrations for forested reference catchments across the USA. Environmental Research Letters. 8: 8pp. (Pub No: 4805)
Argerich, A.; Haggerty, R.; Martí, E.; Sabater, F.; Zarnetske, J. 2011. Quantification of metabolically active transient storage (MATS) in two reaches with contrasting transient storage and ecosystem respiration. Journal of Geophysical Research . 116, G03034, doi:10.1029/2010JG001379. (Pub No: 4705)
Argerich, Alba. 2010. Hydrological and geomorphological controls on stream nutrient retention. Barcelona, Spain: Universitat de Barcelona. 178 p [plus annex]. Ph.D. dissertation. (Pub No: 4708)