Most Recent Publications


Ph.D., Boston University (1998)
B.S., University of Washington (1991)


2015                Water Resources Research Editor’s Choice Award

2010                UT-Austin College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award

1998-1999       NSF-NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science and Engineering

1996-1997       Outstanding Teaching Fellow Award, Boston University

1994-1996       Waquoit Bay Fellowship, Boston University

1994                Arthur G. Humes Alumni Award, Boston University

1991                Undergraduate Scholars Award, University of Washington

1991                Top Scholar Athlete Award, University of Washington


Most Recent Publications

Abbot, B.W. et al. (106 authors).  2016.  Biomass offsets little or none of permafrost carbon release from soils, streams, and wildfire: an expert assessment. Environmental Research Letters 11, 034014, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034014 (13 pages).

Harris, C.M., J.W. McClelland, T.L. Connelly, B.C. Crump, and K.H. Dunton.  2016.  Salinity and temperature regimes in eastern Alaskan Beaufort Sea lagoons in relation to source water contributions. Estuaries and Coasts, doi:10.1007/s12237-016-0123-z (13 pages).

Mann, P.J., R.G.M. Spencer, P.J. Hernes, J. Six, G.R. Aiken, S.E. Tank, J.W. McClelland, K.D. Butler, R.Y. Dyda, and R.M. Holmes.  2016.  Pan-Arctic trends in terrestrial dissolved organic matter from optical measurements. Frontiers in Earth Science 4, Article 25, doi:10.3389/feart.2016.00025 (18 pages).

McClelland, J.W., R.M. Holmes, B.J. Peterson, P.A. Raymond, R.G. Striegl, A.V. Zhulidov, S.A. Zimov, N. Zimov, S.E. Tank, R.G.M. Spencer, R. Staples, T.Y. Gurtovaya, C.G. Griffin.  2016.  Particulate organic carbon and nitrogen export from major Arctic rivers. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 30, doi:10.1002/2015GB005351 (15 pages).

Mohan, J.A., S.D. Smith, T.L. Connelly, E.T. Attwood, J.W. McClelland, S.Z. Herzka, and B.D. Walther.  2016.  Tissue-specific isotope turnover and discrimination factors are affected by diet quality and lipid content in an omnivorous consumer. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 479:35-45, doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2016.03.002.

Mohan, S.D., T.L. Connelly, C.M. Harris, K.D. Dunton, and J.W. McClelland.  2016.  Seasonal trophic linkages in Arctic marine invertebrates assessed via fatty acids and compound-specific stable isotopes. Ecosphere 7, e01429, doi:10.1002/ecs2.1429 (21 pages).

Mohan, S.D., J.A. Mohan, T.L. Connelly, B.D. Walther, and J.W. McClelland.  2016.  Fatty-acid biomarkers and tissue-specific turnover: validation from a controlled feeding study in juvenile Atlantic croaker Micropogonias undulatus. Journal of Fish Biology, doi:10.1111/jfb.13099 (20 pages).

Tank, S.E., R.G. Striegl, J.W. McClelland, and S.V. Kokelj.  2016.  Multi-decadal increases in dissolved organic carbon and alkalinity flux from the Mackenzie drainage basin to the Arctic Ocean. Environmental Research Letters 11, 0540154, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/11/5/054015 (10 pages).

Connelly, T.L., J.W. McClelland, B.C. Crump, C.T.E. Kellogg, and K.H. Dunton.  2015.  Seasonal changes in the quantity and composition of suspended particulate organic matter in lagoons of the Alaskan Beaufort Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 527:31-45.

Fuiman, L.A., T.L. Connelly, S.K. Lowerre-Barbieri, and J.W. McClelland.  2015.  Egg boons: central components of marine fatty acid foods webs. Ecology 96(2):362-372.