Professor of Practice, Jeffrey M. SiglerJeffrey M. Sigler
Professor of Practice

Phone: 504-862-3257
Fax: (504) 865-5199

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Room 206 Blessey Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118


Ph.D., Yale University, 2006
M.S., Yale University 2003, University of Virginia 2001
B.A., University of Virginia, 1998

Research Interests

Emission of mercury (Hg) from anthropogenic sources
Soil Hg emission, biomass burning, ozone dynamics


Sigler, J.M., Mao, H., Sive, B.C., and Talbot, R., 2009. Oceanic influence on atmospheric mercury at coastal and inland sites: A springtime nor'easter in New England, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 4023-4030.

Sigler, J.M., Mao, H., and Talbot, R., 2009. Gaseous elemental and reactive mercury in southern New Hampshire, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 1929-1942.

Sigler, Jeff., "A Classicist's Turn toward Science," National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science and Technology (NCSSSMST) Journal 14(1), Fall 2008.

Mao, H., Talbot, R., Sigler, J.M., Sive, B.C., and Hegarty, J., 2008. Seasonal and diurnal variation of Hg0 over New England, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 1403-1421.

Sigler, J.M., and Lee, X., 2006. Recent trends in anthropogenic mercury emission in the northeast United States. J. Geophys. Res-Atmospheres 111, D14316, doi:10.1029/2005JD006814.]

Sigler, J.M., and Lee, X., 2006. Gaseous mercury in background forest soil in the northeastern United States. J. Geophys. Res-Biogeosciences, 111, G02007, doi:10.1029/2005JG000106.

Lee, X., Wu, H.-J., Sigler, J.M., Oishi, C., and Siccama, T., 2004. Rapid and transient response of soil respiration to rain. Global Change Biology 10:1017-1026.

Sigler, J.M., Lee, X., and Munger, J.W., 2003. Emission and long-range transport of mercury from a Canadian boreal forest fire. Env. Sci. Tech. 37(19):4343-4347.

Sigler, J.M., Fuentes, J.D., Garstang, M., and Lee, X., 2002. Vertical transport enhances ozone levels in the tropical atmospheric boundary layer. Extended abstract, 25th America Meteorological Society Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Preprint volume, pp. J73-J74.

Sigler, J.M., Fuentes, J.D., Heitz, R.C., Garstang, M., and Fisch, G., 2002. Ozone dynamics and deposition processes at a deforested site in the Amazon basin. Ambio 31(1):21-27.

Gu. L., Fuentes, J.D., Garstang, M., Tota da Silva, J., Heitz, R.C., Sigler, J.M. and Shugart, H.H., 2001. Cloud modulation of surface solar irradiance at a pasture site in southern Brazil. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 106:117-129.

Tota, J., Fisch, G., Fuentes, J.D., Oliveira, P.J., Garstang, M., Heitz, R.C., Sigler, J., 2000. Analise de variabilidade diaria da precipitacao em area de pastagem para a epoca vhuvosa de 1999 – Projeto TRMM/LBA. Acta Amazonica 30(4):626-629.

Courses Taught

EENS 1300 – Earth as a Living Planet

101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504-865-5198