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Hillman, JR, TA O'Meara, AM Lohrer, SF Thrush (2021). Influence of restored mussel reefs on denitrification in marine sediments. Journal of Sea Research. DOI:10.1016/j.seares.2021.102099

O'Meara TA, PE Thornton, DM Ricciuto, GL Noyce, RL Rich, JP Megonigal (2021). Considering coasts: Adapting terrestrial models to characterize coastal wetland ecosystems. Ecological Modelling. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2021.109561

Hillman, JR, CJ Lundquist, TA O'Meara, SF Thrush (2021) Loss of Large Animals Differentially Influences Nutrient Fluxes Across a Heterogeneous Marine Intertidal Soft-Sediment Ecosystem. Ecosystems DOI:10.1007/s10021-020-00517-4

Thrush, S, JE Hewitt, RV GLadstone-Gallagher, C Savage, C Lundquist, T O'Meara, A Vieillard, JR Hillman, S Mangan, EJ Douglas, DE CLark, AM Lohere, C Pilditch (2020) Cumulative stessors reduce the self-regulating capactiy of coastal ecosystems. Ecological Applications. DOI: 10.1002/eap.2223

O'Meara T, JE Hewitt, SF Thrush, EJ Douglas, AM Lohrer (2020) Denitrification and the role of macrofauna across estuarine gradients in nutrient and sediment loading. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-020-00728-x


Crawshaw J, T O’Meara, C Savage, B Thomson, F Balter SF Thrush (2019) Source of organic detritus and bivalve biomass influences nitrogen cycling and extracellular enzyme activity in estuary sediments. Biogeochemistry DOI:10.1007/s10533-019-00608-y

Schenone S, T O’Meara, SF Thrush (2019) Non-linear effects of macrofauna functional trait interactions on biogeochemical fluxes in marine sediments change with environmental stress. Marine Ecology Progress Series 624:13-21 DOI:10.3354/meps1304

O’Meara T, E Gibbs, SF Thrush (2018) Rapid organic matter assay (ROMA) of carbon degradation across depth gradients in marine sediments, Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9: 245-253 DOI:10.1111/2041-210X.12894


Ray N, T O’Meara, T Williamson, JL Izursa (2018). Carbon dioxide release from shell formation must be included in LCA of bivalves. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 23: 1042 DOI:10.1007/s11367-017-1394-8


O’Meara T, JR Hillman, SF Thrush (2017) Rising tides, cumulative impacts and cascading changes to estuarine ecosystem functions, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 10218, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-11058-7


O’Meara T, SP Thompson, MF Piehler (2015). Effects of shoreline hardening on nitrogen processing in estuarine marshes of the US Mid-Atlantic Coast. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 23(3): 385-394 DOI: 10.1007/s11273-014-9388-9


Peterson JW, TA O’Meara, MD Seymour (2014) Effects of Added Fe°, Fe3O4 and Fe2O3 on Sorption of Cephalosporin Antibiotic in Quartz-rich Sands. Journal of Environmental Engineering 140(1): 40-47 DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0000782


Keeler A, L Dubbs, T O’Meara (2013) Permitting, Risk, and Marine Hydrokinetic Energy Development. The Electricity Journal 26(10): 64-74 DOI: 10.1016/j.tej.2013.11.002


Peterson JW, TA O’Meara, MD Seymour, W Wang, B Gu (2009) Sorption mechanisms of cephapirin, a veterinary antibiotic, onto quartz and feldspar minerals as detected by Raman spectroscopy. Environmental Pollution 157(6): 1849-1856 

DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2009.01.017


Peterson JW, TA O’Meara, MD Seymour (2008) Experimental Investigation of Cephapirin Adsorption to Quartz Filter Sands and Dune Sands. Hydrogeology Journal 16(5): 879-892 DOI: 10.1007/s10040-007-0272-z

Final Reports

O’Meara, T (2013) Changes in denitrification rate from the maritime forest to the shallow sub-tidal in natural and altered salt marsh systems. 2012 NC Coastal Reserve-NC Sea Grant Coastal Research Fellowship.  Final Report.


Fear JM, Currin CA (2012) Sustainable Estuarine Stabilization: Research, Education and Public policy in North Carolina.  Final Report. The NOAA/UNH Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology (CICEET).  Grant Number NA06NOS4190167, Contributing author on nutrient cycling

Media Communications

"Amazing Water People :: Teri O’Meara" for Candace Loy, OceanMade, 2017

"Fellowship Serves to Protect State’s Coasts, Train Future Stewards" Coastwatch: Currents 2016

"SEA SCIENCE: Traversing Untrodden Ground” Coastwatch 2013


Women In Science, University of Auckland interview

Hope College, Alumni statement

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