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Radabaugh, K.R., Moyer, R.P., Chappel, A.R., Breithaupt, J.L., Lagomasino, D., Dontis, E.E., Russo, C.E., Rosenheim, B.E., Chambers, L.G., Peneva-Reed, E.I., and J.M. Smoak (2023) A spatial model comparing above- and belowground blue carbon stocks in Southwest Florida mangroves and salt marshes. Estuaries & Coasts, DOI: 10.1007/s12237-023-01217-7

Breithaupt, J.L., Steinmuller, H.E., Rovai, A.S., Engelbert, K.M., Smoak, J.M., Chambers, L.G., Radabaugh, K.R., Moyer, R.P., Chappel, A., Vaughn, D.R., Bianchi, T.S., Twilley, R.R., Pagliosa, P., Cifuentes-Jara, M., and D. Torres (accepted) An improved framework for estimating organic carbon content of mangrove soils using loss-on-ignition and coastal environmental setting. Wetlands

Bennett, J.S. and L.G. Chambers (2023) Wetland soil carbon storage exceeds uplands in an urban natural area (Florida, USA). Soil Research Journal. DOI: 10.1071/SR22235

Mirabito, A.J. and L.G. Chambers (2023) Quantifying mineral-associated organic matter in wetlands as an indicator of the degree of soil carbon protection. Geoderma 430:116327. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2023.116327


Cannon, D.J., Kibler, K.M., Walters, L.J. and L.G. Chambers (2022) Hydrodynamic and biogeochemical evolution of a restored intertidal oyster (Crassostrea virginica) reef. Science of the Total Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154879

Hurst, N.R., Locher, B., Steinmuller, H.E., Walters, L.J. and L.G. Chambers (2022) Organic Carbon Dynamics and Microbial Community Response to Oyster Reef Restoration. Limnology and Oceanography, 67, 1157-1168. DOI: 10.1002/lno.12063


Harttung, S.A., Radabaugh, K.R., Moyer, R.P., Smoak, J.M., and L.G. Chambers (2021) Coastal Riverine Wetland Biogeochemistry Follows Soil Organic Matter Distribution along a Marsh-to-Mangrove Gradient (Florida, USA).  Science of the Total Environment, 797, 149056. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149056

Nitsch, C.K., Walters, L.J., Sacks, J.S., Sacks, P.E., Chambers, L.G. (2021) Biodegradable Material for Oyster Reef Restoration: First-Year Performance and Biogeochemical Considerations in a Coastal Lagoon. Sustainability, 13, 7415. DIO: 10.3390/su13137415

Breithaupt, J.L., Smoak, J.M., Bianchi, T.S., Vaughn, D., Sanders, C.J., Radabaugh, K.R., Osland, M.J., Feher, L.C., Lynch, J., Cahoon, D.R., Anderson, G.H., Whelan, K.R.T., Rosenheim, B., Moyer, R.P. and L.G. Chambers (2021) Reply to Comment by R. Parkinson on “Increasing Rates of Carbon Burial in Southwest Florida Coastal Wetlands” by J. Breithaupt et al. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126, e2021JG006245. DOI: 10.1029/2021JG006245

Locher, B., Hurst, N.R., Walters, L.J. and L.G. Chambers (2021) Juvenile oyster (Crassostrea virginica) biodeposits contribute to a rapid rise in sediment nutrients on restored intertidal oyster reefs (Mosquito Lagoon, FL, USA). Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-020-00874-2


Steinmuller, H.E., Foster, T.E., Boudreau, P., Hinkle, C.R. and L.G. Chambers (2020) Characterization of herbaceous encroachment on soil biogeochemical cycling within a coastal marsh.  Science of the Total Environment.

Breithaupt, J.L., Smoak, J.M., Bianchi, T.S., Vaughn, D., Sanders, C.J., Radabaugh, K.R., Osland, M.J., Feher, L.C., Lynch, J., Cahoon, D.R., Anderson, G.H., Whelan, K.R.T., Rosenheim, B., Moyer, R.P. and L.G. Chambers (2020) Increasing rates of carbon burial in southwest Florida coastal wetlands. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125, e2019JG005349.

Ho, J. and L.G. Chambers (2020) Willow-shrub encroachment affects physiochemical properties differently in two subtropical freshwater marshes. Wetlands Ecology & Management.

Steinmuller, H.E., Hayes, M.P., Hurt, N.R. Sapkota, Y., Cook, R.L., White, J.R., Xue, Z. and L.G. Chambers (2020) Does edge erosion alter coastal wetland soil properties? A multimethod biogeochemical study.  CATENA 187: 104373.  DOI:


Breithaupt, J.L., Duga, E., Witt, M., Filyaw, R., Friedland, N., Donnelly, M.J., Walters, L.J. and L.G. Chambers (2019) Carbon and nutrient fluxes from seagrass and mangrove wrack are mediated by soil interactions.  Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science 229: 106409. DOI:

Breithaupt, J.L., Hurst, N., Steinmuller, H.E., Duga, E., Smoak, J.M., Kominoski, J.S. and L.G. Chambers (2019) Biogeochemical impacts of storm surge sediments in coastal wetlands: Hurricane Irma and the Florida Everglades.  Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-019-00607-0.

Steinmuller, H.E., Foster, T.E., Boudreau, P., Hinkle, C.R. and L.G. Chambers (2019) Tipping points in the mangrove march: characterization of biogeochemical cycling along the mangrove-salt marsh ecotone.  Ecosystems.

Steinmuller, H.E. and L.G. Chambers (2019) Characterization of coastal wetland soil organic matter: implications for wetland submergence.  Science of the Total Environment,  677: 648-659.

Chambers, L.G. Steinmuler, H.E., Breithaupt, J. (2019) Toward a mechanistic understanding of “peat collapse” and its potential contribution to coastal wetland loss.  Ecology. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2720.

Steinmuller, H.E., Dittmer, K., White, J.R., and L.G. Chambers (2019) Understanding the fate of soil organic matter in submerging coastal wetland soils: a microcosm approach. Geoderma, 337: 1267-1277


Ho, J. and L.G. Chambers (2018) Altered soil microbial community composition and function in two shrub-encroached marshes with different physicochemical gradients. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 130: 122-131.

Kibler, K.M., Cook, G., Chambers, L.G., Donnelly, M., Hawthorne, T., Rivera, F., and L.J. Walters (2018) Integrating sense of place into ecosystem restoration: a novel approach to achieve synergistic social-ecological impact. Ecology and Society 23 (4): 25.

Martin, K.M., Hasenmueller, E.A., White, J.R., Chambers, L.G. and J.L. Conkle (2018) Sampling, sorting and characterizing microplastics in aquatic environments with high suspended sediment loads and large floating debris. J. Visualized Experiments.

Steinmuller, H.E. and L.G. Chambers (2018) Can saltwater intrusion accelerate nutrient export from freshwater wetland soils? Soil Science Society of America Journal, 82 (1): 283-292. DOI: 10.2136/sssaj2017.05.0162.

Ho, J., Boughton, E.H., Jenkins, D.G., Sonnier, G., Bohlen, P.J. and L.G. Chambers (2018) Ranching practices interactively affect soil nutrients in subtropical wetlands.  Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment, 254: 130-137.

Chambers, L.G., Gaspar, S.A., Pilato, C., Steinmuller, H.E., McCarthy, K.J., Sacks, P.E., and L.J. Walters (2018) How well do restored intertidal oyster reefs support key biogeochemical functions in a coastal lagoon? Estuaries and Coasts, 41(3): 748-799. DOI 10.1007/s12237-017-0311-5.


Robinson, H., Hasenmueller, E.A., and L.G. Chambers (2017) Soils as a reservoir for road salt storage and gradual release to groundwater.  Applied Geochemistry, 83: 78-85.

Wang, C., Tong, C. Chambers, L.G. and X. Liu (2017) Identifying the salinity thresholds that impact greenhouse gas production in subtropical tidal freshwater marsh soils. Wetlands, DOI: 10.1007/s13157-017-0890-8.

Pearce, A.R., Chambers, L.G., and E.A. Hasenmueller (2017) Characterizing nutrient distributions and fluxes in a eutrophic reservoir, Midwestern United States.  Sci. Total Enviro. 581-582: 589-600.


Chambers, L.G., Guevara, R., Boyer, J.N., Troxler, T.G., and S.E. Davis (2016) Effects of salinity and inundation on microbial community structure and function in a mangrove peat soil. Wetlands DOI: 10.1007/s13157-016-0745-8.

Chambers, L.G., Chin, Y.-P., Filippelli, G.M., Gardner, C.B., Herndon, E.M., Long, D.T., Lyons, B.W., Macpherson, G.L., McElmurry, S.P., McLean, C.E., Moore, J. Moyer, R.P., Neumann, K., Nezat, C.A., Soderberg, K. Teutsch, N. and E. Widom (2016) Developing the scientific framework for urban geochemistry. Applied Geochemistry DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2016.01.005.

Marks, B.W., Chambers, L.G., and J.R. White (2016) Salinity impacts on nitrogen cycling in estuarine soils and sediments. Soil Science Society of America Journal DOI:10.2136/sssaj2015.07.0265.


Chambers, L.G., Davis, S.E., and T.G. Troxler (2015) Sea level rise in the Everglades: plant-soil-microbial feedbacks in response to changing physical conditions. In: J.A. Entry, A.D. Gottlieb, K. Jayachandrahan and A. Ogram (eds.) Microbiology of the Everglades Ecosystem. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Chambers, L.G., Davis, S.E., Troxler, T., Boyer, J. Downey-Wall, A. and L. Scinto. (2014) Biogeochemical effects of saltwater intrusion and increased inundation on Everglades peat soil. Hydrobiologia 726:195-211.

Chambers, L.G., Osborne, T.Z., and K.R. Reddy (2013) Effect of salinity pulsing events on soil organic carbon loss along an intertidal wetland gradient: A laboratory experiment. Biogeochemistry 115: 363-383.

Linhoss, A.C., Chambers, L.G., Wozniak, K., and T. Ankersen (2013) A multi-disciplinary review of current sea level rise research in Florida, USA. EDIS SG125.

Chambers, L.G., Reddy, K.R., and T.Z. Osborne (2011) Short-term response of carbon cycling to seawater pulses in a freshwater wetland. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:2000-2007.

Gardner, L.M.* and J.R. White (2010) Denitrification enzyme activity as an indicator of nitrate movement through a diversion wetland. Soil Sci. Society of Am. J. 74:1037-1047.

White, J.R., Gardner, L.M.*, Sees, M., and R. Corstanje (2008) The short-term effects of prescribed burning on biomass removal and the release of nitrogen and phosphorus in a treatment wetland. Journal of Environmental Quality 37:2386-2391.

*Note maiden name: L.M. Gardner