2011 – PhD –  Marine Sciences, University of Georgia (USA)
2005 – BSc Honours – Chemistry, University of Calgary (Canada)


Professional Experience

Assistant Professor      Department of Chemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland     (01/2018 – present)


Peer-reviewed Publications


Slagter, H., Reader H.E., Rijkenberg, M., Rutgers van der Loeff, M., de Baar, H., Gerringa, L. Organic Fe speciation in the Eurasian Basins of the Arctic Ocean and its relation to terrestrial DOM. Marine Chemistry. 197: 11-25.


Vaquer-Sunyer, R., H.E. Reader, S. Muthusamy, M.V. Lindh, J. Pinhassi, D.J. Conley, and E.S. Kritzberg. Effects of wastewater treatment plant effluent inputs on planktonic metabolic rates and microbial community composition in the Baltic Sea. Biogeosciences, 13, 4751-4765. doi: 10.5194/bg-13-4751-2016

Ekström, S.E., O. Regnell, H.E. Reader, P.A. Nilsson, S. Löfgren, E.S. Kritzberg. Increasing concentrations of iron in surface waters as a consequence of reducing conditions in the drainage area. JGR-Biogeosciences. 121(2) 479-493. doi: 10.1002/2015JG003141


Reader, H.E. C.A. Stedmon, N.J. Nielsen, E.S. Kritzberg. Mass and UV-visible spectral fingerprints of dissolved organic matter: sources and reactivity. Frontiers in Marine Sciences. 2:88. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2015.0008.


Reader, H.E., W.L. Miller. The efficiency and spectral photon dose dependence of photochemically induced changes to the bioavailability of dissolved organic carbon. Limnology and Oceanography, 59(1), 182-194. doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.1.0182

Reader, H.E., W.L. Miller. Application of Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Reflectance Data to Photochemical Rate Calculations in the Duplin River, a Tidal River on the Coast of Georgia, USA. GIScience and Remote Sensing. 5(2). 199-211. doi:10.1080/15481603.2014.895583

Reader, H.E., C.A. Stedmon, E.S. Kritzberg. Seasonal contribution of terrestrial organic matter and biological oxygen demand to the Baltic Sea from three contrasting river catchments. Biogeosciences 11, 3409-3419. doi: 10.5194/bg-11-3409-2014.

Kritzberg, E.S., A. Bedmar Villanueva, M. Jung, H.E. Reader. Importance of boreal rivers in providing iron to marine waters. PLoS ONE 9(9): e107500. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107500


Reader, H.E., W.L. Miller. Variability of Carbon Monoxide and Carbon Dioxide Apparent Quantum Yield Spectra in Three Coastal Estuaries of the South Atlantic Bight. Biogeosciences, 9, 4279-4294, doi:10.5194/bg-9-4279-2012.


Reader, H.E., W.L. Miller. Effect of estimations of ultraviolet absorption spectra of chromophoric dissolved organic matter on the uncertainty of photochemical production calculations. J. Geophys. Res., 116, C08002, doi:10.1029/2010JC006823.


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