Erik A. Hobbie

Phone: (603) 862-3581
Office: Earth Systems Research Center, Morse Hall Rm 451, Durham, NH 03824
Erik Hobbie


  • Ph.D., Environmental Science, University of Virginia
  • M.S., Environmental Science, University of Virginia
  • B.S., Chemistry, Yale University

Courses Taught

  • ESCI 745: Isotope Geochemistry

Selected Publications

Hobbie, E. A., Shamhart, J., Sheriff, M., Ouimette, A. P., Trappe, M., Schuur, E. A. G., . . . Barnes, B. M. (2017). Stable Isotopes and Radiocarbon Assess Variable Importance of Plants and Fungi in Diets of Arctic Ground Squirrels. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 49(3), 487-500. doi:10.1657/AAAR0016-062

Hobbie, E. A. (2017). Dietary protein content and tissue type control 13 C discrimination in mammals: an analytical approach. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 31(7), 639-648. doi:10.1002/rcm.7830

Hobbie, E. A., Schubert, B. A., Craine, J. M., Linder, E., & Pringle, A. (2017). Increased C 3 productivity in Midwestern lawns since 1982 revealed by carbon isotopes in Amanita thiersii. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 122(2), 280-288. doi:10.1002/2016JG003579

Hobbie, E. A., Chen, J., Hanson, P. J., Iversen, C. M., McFarlane, K. J., Thorp, N. R., & Hofmockel, K. S. (2017). Long-term carbon and nitrogen dynamics at SPRUCE revealed through stable isotopes in peat profiles. Biogeosciences, 14(9), 2481-2494. doi:10.5194/bg-14-2481-2017

Chen, J., Hofmockel, K. S., & Hobbie, E. A. (2016). Isotopic Analysis of Sporocarp Protein and Structural Material Improves Resolution of Fungal Carbon Sources. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01994

McCormack, M. L., Dickie, I. A., Eissenstat, D. M., Fahey, T. J., Fernandez, C. W., Guo, D., . . . Zadworny, M. (2015). Redefining fine roots improves understanding of below-ground contributions to terrestrial biosphere processes. New Phytologist, 207(3), 505-518. doi:10.1111/nph.13363

Craine, J. M., Elmore, A. J., Aidar, M. P. M., Bustamante, M., Dawson, T. E., Hobbie, E. A., . . . Wright, I. J. (2009). Global patterns of foliar nitrogen isotopes and their relationships with climate, mycorrhizal fungi, foliar nutrient concentrations, and nitrogen availability. New Phytologist, 183(4), 980-992. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.02917.x

A. Hobbie, E., & Werner, R. A. (2004). Intramolecular, compound-specific, and bulk carbon isotope patterns in C 3 and C 4 plants: a review and synthesis. New Phytologist, 161(2), 371-385. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2004.00970.x

Hobbie, E. A., Macko, S. A., & Williams, M. (2000). Correlations between foliar δ15N and nitrogen concentrations may indicate plant-mycorrhizal interactions. Oecologia, 122(2), 273-283. doi:10.1007/PL00008856

Hobbie, E. A., Macko, S. A., & Shugart, H. H. (1999). Insights into nitrogen and carbon dynamics of ectomycorrhizal and saprotrophic fungi from isotopic evidence. Oecologia, 118(3), 353. doi:10.1007/s004420050736

Most Cited Publications