Editorial Board


Dr. Heike Knicker
Department of Geoecology and Biogeochemistry, Spanish National Research Council, 41012 Seville, Spain
Interests: soil health; soil microbiology; soil biology
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Editorial Board Members (58)

Prof. Dr. Juan Albaladejo
Centro de Edafologia y Biologia Aplicada del Segura, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CEBAS-CSIC), Campus de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: soil degradation and conservation, carbon sequestration, desertification, land rehabilitation, semiarid soils
Prof. Dr. Ronald Amundson
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: arid soils, isotopes, geochemistry, geomorphology
Prof. Dr. Nicholas Basta
School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University, 410C Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd., Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: soil biogeochemistry; contaminant bioavailability; urban soil; lead; arsenic; soil ingestion; soil remediation; soil amendments; contaminant speciation; risk assessment
Prof. Dr. Thomas Baumgartl
Geotechnical and Hydrogeological Engineering Research Group, Federation University, Gippsland VIC 3841, Australia
Interests: rehabilitation; soil structure; soil hydrology; geomechanics; water balance; soil-plant-atmosphere interaction
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Prof. Dr. Patrick Brown
Department of Plant Sciences University of California Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: plant nutrition; boron; Orchard systems; micronutrients; nickel; phyto-remediation; fertilizers; salinity
Prof. Dr. Nick B. Comerford
North Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida, Quincy, FL32351, USA
Interests: soil nutrient bioavailability; soil C sequestration; forest soils; soil phosphorus chemistry
Prof. Dr. Antonio Martínez Cortizas
Earth Systems Science research group, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: environmental geochemistry; quaternary environmental changes; soil science; geoarchaeology; peatlands; lake sediments; marine sediments
Prof. Dr. Thomas H. DeLuca
Director of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington, Box 352100, Seattle, WA 98195-2100, USA
Interests: carbon and nitrogen dynamics of natural and disturbed ecosystems; the influence of restoration activities on ecosystem function; fire as a driver of ecosystem processes in forest ecosystems; nitrogen fixation in terrestrial ecosystems; soil resource sustainability as influenced by land management
Dr. Andreas Fliessbach
Department of Soil Sciences, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Institut de recherche del'agriculture biologique, Ackerstrasse 113, Postfach 219, CH-5070 Frick, Switzerland
Interests: soil biology; soil biodiversity; soil functions; soil quality; soil fertility; soil indicators; agricultural systems soil tillage, organic resource management, urban farming, Africa, cropping systems, long-term experiments; participatory research; transdisciplinary research; on-farm research
Prof. Dr. Jan Frouz
Institute for Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Benátská 2, Prague 2 12801, Czech Republic
Interests: soil fauna microbial interaction; the role of soil biota as an ecosystem engineers; their role in soil formation and nutrient cycling and soil and ecosystem development and its role ecosystem development of disturbed sites
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