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Alex Crump

Alex Crump

Research Specialist



Mailing Address

Department of Soil and Water Systems
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2340
Moscow, ID 83844-2340

I support ongoing research efforts, with a primary focus on soil and environmental inorganic chemistry; provide analytical assistance to collaborators; support graduate students; laboratory and field studies.

M.S., Washington State University, 2014
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007

  • Biogeochemistry and management of nutrients
  • Fate of contaminants in soil and aquatic environments
  • Design and fabrication of field and laboratory research equipment

  • Graham E., Crump A., Kennedy D., Arntzen E., Fansler S., Purvine S. O., Nicora C., Nelson W., Tfaily M. and Stegen J. (2018) Multi 'omics comparison reveals metabolome biochemistry, not microbiome composition or gene expression, corresponds to elevated biogeochemical function in the hyporheic zone. Science of the Total Environment, 642, 742-753; doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.256.
  • Goldman, A. E., Graham, E. B., Crump, A. R., Kennedy, D. W., Romero, E. B., Anderson, C. G., Dana, K. L., Resch, C. T., Fredrickson, J. K., and Stegen, J. C. (2017), Biogeochemical cycling at the aquatic-terrestrial interface is linked to parafluvial hyporheic zone inundation history. Biogeosciences, 14, 4229-4241, doi: 10.5194/bg-14-4229-2017.
  • Graham, E. B., Crump, A. R., Resch, C. T., Fansler, S., Arntzen, E., Kennedy, D. W., Fredrickson, J. K. and Stegen, J. C. (2017), Deterministic influences exceed dispersal effects on hydrologically-connected microbiomes. Environ Microbiol, 19: 1552-1567. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13720.
  • Graham E. B., Tfaily M., Crump A. R., Goldman A., Bramer L., Arntzen E., Romero E., Resch C. T., Kennedy D. and Stegen J. (2017) Carbon inputs from riparian vegetation limit oxidation of physically bound organic carbon via biochemical and thermodynamic processes. JGR Biogeosciences, 122, 3188-3205; doi: 10.1101/105486.
  • Hou Z., Nelson W. C., Stegen J., Arntzen E., Murray C., Crump A. R., Scheibe T. D., Fredrickson J. and Zachara J. (2017) Geochemical and microbial community attributes in relation to hyporheic zone geological facies. Scientific Reports, 7, 12006, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12275-w.
  • Alam M.Z., Crump A.R., Haque M.M., Islam M.S., Hossain E., Hasan S.B. and Hossain M.S. (2016) Effects of Integrated Pest Management on Pest Damage and Yield Components in a Rice Agro-Ecosystem in the Barisal Region of Bangladesh. Frontiers in Environmental Sciences, 4,  doi: 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00022


University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2340
Moscow, ID 83844-2340