Division of Environmental Studies
John Reuter
Associate Research Ecologist
Academic Administrator

Office: 3117 Wickson Hall
Phone: (530) 752-9525
Fax: (530) 752-3350
Email: jereuter@mailbag.des.ucdavis.edu
Mailing Address: Environmental Studies, 2132 Wickson Hall, University of California, Davis, CA 95616


Ph.D., Ecology, 1983,
University of California, Davis
M.S., Biology, 1977, State University College of New York
B.S., Environmental Science, 1974, Rutgers University


John Reuter's position involves research and the administration of an environmental monitoring program designed to collect and disseminate water quality information for the Lake Tahoe Basin. The information is used and supported by a number of federal, state, and local agencies concerned with land-use regulation and water quality issues at Tahoe. As LTIMP Director, supervises 6 field and laboratory employees and is responsible for writing a large annual report on the results of the program. The 50% administrative portion of the position has been designated as an Academic Administrator. The remaining 50% of the position is as a Research Ecologist, responsible for personal water-quality related research sponsored under the program.

Selected Publications:

Lebo, M.E., J.E. Reuter and P.A. Meyers. 1994. Historical changes in sediments of Pyramid Lake, Nevada, USA: Consequences of changes in the water balance of a terminal desert lake. Journal of Paleolimnology. 12: 87-101.

Lebo, M.E., J.E. Reuter, C.R. Goldman and C.L. Rhodes. 1994. Interannual variability of nitrogen limitation in a desert lake: Influence of regional climate. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 51:862-872.

Jassby, A.D., J.E. Reuter, R.P. Axler, C.R. Goldman and S.H. Hackley. 1994. Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and phosphorus in the annual nutrient load of Lake Tahoe (California-Nevada). Water Resources Research. 30(7): 2207-2216.

Lebo, M.E. and J.E. Reuter. 1995. Spatial variability in sediment composition and evidence for resuspension in a large, deep lake. Marine and Freshwater Research. 46: 321-326.

Slotton, D.G. and J.E. Reuter. 1995. Heavy metals in intact and resuspended sediments of a California reservoir, with emphasis on potential bioavailability of copper and zinc. Marine and Freshwater Research. 46: 257 265.

Slotton, D.G., J.E. Reuter and C.R. Goldman. 1995. Mercury uptake patterns of biota in a seasonally anoxic northern California reservoir. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 80: 841-850.

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