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Katja Meyer

Title:Postdoctoral Scholar
Primary Affiliation:Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences
Office Location:Braun Hall (GeoCorner)  313D
Research Group:Paleobiology Lab
Alternative Website:http://www.stanford.edu/~meyerk/Home.html
E-mail:meyerk@stanford.edu

Education

  • 2008 | Ph.D. Geosciences and Biogeochemistry, The Pennsylvania State University
  • 2002 | B.A. Geology, Carleton College

Professional Experience

  • 2008 - present | Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University
  • 2010 | Instructor, Stanford University

Honors & Awards

  • 2008 | Agouron Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geobiology
  • 2007 | Tait Scholarship in Microbial Biogeochemistry
  • 2006 | Outstanding
    Student Paper Award (Oral Presentation), AGU Fall Meeting
  • 2005 | Outstanding
    Student Poster Award, ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting
  • 2002 | Lawrence
    McKinley Gould Prize in the Natural Sciences, Carleton College
  • 2002 | Phi
    Beta Kappa
  • 2002 | Distinction
    in Major and Senior Thesis, Carleton College
  • 2001 | Duncan
    Stewart Fellow, Carleton College

Professional Activities

  • 2007 - present | Manuscript Reviewer - Science, Nature Geoscience,
    Geology, Chemical Geology,
    Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Paleoceanography, Philosophical Transactions
    of the Royal Society B – Biological Sciences, Paleontological Research
  • 2011 | Invited Keynote Speaker - GSA Fall Meeting
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker - University of California at Davis 
  • 2011 | Co-convener - Topical session on Carbon Isotopes and the Geological Carbon Cycle at the European Geophysical Union Annual Meeting
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker - University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana
  • 2010 | Invited participant - NASA workshop on Ocean
    Deoxygenation: Past, Present, and Future, NASA-Ames
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker - Boston College
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker - Illinois State University
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker - Stanford University
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker - Iowa State University
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker - Vanderbilt University
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker - AGU Fall Meeting
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker - Earlham College
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker - Saint Louis University
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker - Skidmore College
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker - University of Minnesota  

Courses Taught

  • 2010 (Winter) | GES 264, Mathematical Modeling in Biogeochemistry
  • 2007 (Fall) | GEOSC 202, Chemical Processes in Geosciences (Teaching Assistant, PSU)
  • 2004 (Spring) | GEOSC 010, Geology of National Parks (Teaching Assistant, PSU)
  • 2003 (Fall) | GEOSC 020, Gaia: The Earth System (Teaching Assistant, PSU)

Publications

  • 2012 | Meyer, K.M., Yu, M., and Payne, J.L. (2011)
    Constraints on Early Triassic carbon cycle dynamics from paired organic and inorganic
    carbon isotope records, Geology (in
    preparation).
  • 2012 | Meyer, K.M., Ridgwell, A., and Kump, L.R. (2011) The
    marine nitrogen cycle during end-Permian deoxygenation: A modeling
    study, Earth and Planetary Science Letters
    (in revision).
  • 2012 | Yang, W., Lehrmann, D.J., Meyer, K.M., and Yu M.
    (2011) Productivity-controlled peritidal carbonate cycles in the
    Early-Triassic greenhouse climate, Great Bank of Guizhou, South China, Journal
    of Sedimentary Research
    (in review).
  • 2011 | Meyer, K.M., Kump, L.R., Macalady, J.L., Schaperdoth,
    I., and Freeman, K.H. (2011) Carotenoid biomarkers as an imperfect
    reflection of the anaerobic phototrophic community in meromictic Fayeteville
    Green Lake, Geobiology, 9(4),
    321-329.
  • 2011 | Meyer,
    K.M.
    , Yu, M., Jost, A.B., and Payne, J.L. (2011) Carbon isotope evidence
    for a vigorous biological pump in the aftermath of
    end-Permian mass extinction, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 302(3-4), 378-384.
  • 2008 | Meyer, K.M., Ridgwell, A., and Kump, L.R. (2008)
    Biogeochemical controls on photic zone euxinia during the end-Permian
    mass extinction, Geology, 36(9),
    747-750.
  • 2008 | Meyer, K.M., and Kump, L.R. (2008) Oceanic euxinia in
    Earth history: Causes and consequences, Annual Review of
    Earth and Planetary Sciences
    , 36,
    251-288.
  • 2006 | Macalady
    J.M., Lyon E., Koffman B., Albertson L.K., Meyer K., Galdenzi S., and Mariani, S. (2006) Dominant
    microbial populations in limestone-corroding stream biofilms, Frasassi Cave
    System, Italy, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72(8), 5596-5609.
  • 2004 | Lyon E., Koffman B., Meyer K., Cleaveland L., Mariani
    S., Galdenzi S., and Macalady J.L.
    (2004) Geomicrobiology of the Frasassi Caves. In Frasassi 1989-2004: Gli
    sviluppi nella ricerca
    (S. Galdenzi, ed.), pp. 152-157.

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