Jeb Barrett, Assistant Professor

Jeb Barrett

Research Emphasis:

Ecology - biogeochecmical cycling

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  Virginia Tech

Mailing Address:

Dr. John E. Barrett
Department of Biological Sciences
Virginia Tech
2125 Derring Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office Phone:  540.231.3827


Web Page:

CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Osburn, E.D., Elliottt, K.J., Knoepp, J.D., Miniat, C.F. and Barrett, J.E., 2018. Soil microbial response to Rhododendron understory removal in southern Appalachian forests: Effects on extracellular enzymes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 127, pp.50-59. 10.1016/j.soilbio.2018.09.008

L. Lin, J.S. Norman, J.E. Barrett. 2017. Ammonia-uptake kinetics and domain-level contributions of bacteria and archaea to nitrification in temperate forest soils. Ecological Modelling 362:111-119. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.08.016

Norman, J.S., and J.E. Barrett. 2016. Substrate availability drives local patterns in richness of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea in temperate forest soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 94:169-172. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.11.015.

Norman, J. S., L. Lin, and J. E. Barrett. 2015. Paired carbon and nitrogen metabolism by ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea in temperate forest soils. Ecosphere 6(10):176.

Smith, M., et al. (2015). Global environmental change and the nature of aboveground net primary productivity responses: insights from long-term experiments. Oecologia 177(4): 935-947.

J.S. Norman, J.E. Barrett. 2013. Substrate and nutrient limitation of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea in temperate forest soil. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 69:141-146.

Theses and Dissertations

Lin, Laurence. 2013. Influences of Mountainside Residential Development to Nutrient Dynamics in a Stream Network. PhD Dissertation. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Conference Posters and Presentations

Osburn, E.D., Knoepp, J.D., Elliott, K.J., Miniat, C.F., Barrett, J.E. 2018. Soil microbial response to Rhododendron maximum removal in Appalachian forests. ESA Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2018. New Orleans, LA.