Editorial Board

Members (64)

Prof. Dr. Heike Knicker
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Editor-in-Chief
Department of Biogeochemistry, Plant and Microbial Ecology, Spanish National Research Council, 41012 Seville, Spain
Interests: soil health; C and N cycling and sequestration; soil organic matter characterization and dynamics; biochar and compost application
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Prof. Dr. Paola Adamo
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Napoli “Federico II”, 80055 Portici (Napoli), Italy
Interests: soil contamination; potentially toxic elements; speciation; sequential extractions; bioavailability; bioaccessibility; microscopical and microanalytical techniques
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Prof. Dr. Juan Albaladejo
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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
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Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: arid soils; isotopes; geochemistry; geomorphology
Prof. Dr. Nicholas Basta
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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
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Future Regions Research Centre, 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
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Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: plant nutrition; boron; Orchard systems; micronutrients; nickel; phyto-remediation; fertilizers; salinity
Dr. Girish Choppala
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Global Centre for Environmental Remediation (GCER), Faculty of Science, The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: understanding the fundamental processes of iron minerals and associated toxic metals and metalloids in soils and sediments; cycling of trace elements and nutrients in estuarine sediments; dissolution kinetics of toxic metals bearing iron minerals under variable environmental conditions; development of ecological guideline values and ligand models for toxic metals and metalloids; application of synchrotron-based XAS techniques in resolving biogeochemical transformation of iron, sulfur, and trace metals at the mineral-water interface
Prof. Dr. Nick B. Comerford
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Institute for Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Benátská 2, 12801 Prague 2, 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
Prof. Dr. Michael A. Fullen
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Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1 1LY, UK
Interests: soil erosion; soil conservation; desertification; desert reclamation; soil system dynamics
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Dr. Giovanni Garau
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Department of Agriculture, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: PTE-polluted soils; PTE mobility, toxicity, and bioavailability; impact of PTE on the structure and function of soil microbial communities; soil enzyme activity; use of amendments for the recovery of PTE-polluted soils; assisted phytoremediation
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Dr. Antonio Gelsomino
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Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Feo di Vito, 89122 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: soil fertility; nutrient cycling; soil microbiology; microbial ecology; use of composted by-products in agriculture
Prof. Dr. Katharina Helming
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Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF e.V.), 15374 Müncheberg, Germany
Interests: sustainability assessment; multifunctional land use; soil conservation; landscape synthesis
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Prof. Dr. Ivan Janssens
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Biology Department, University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken, Universiteitsplein 1, D.B.014, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
Interests: soil carbon; root processes; ecosystem productivity; global change; plant phenology
Dr. Marco Keiluweit
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Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts--Amherst, Amherst, MA, USA
Interests: microbial biogeochemistry; organic matter transformations; mineral-organic interfaces; root-soil interactions; nutrient dynamics
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Prof. Dr. Yakov Kuzyakov
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1. Department of Soil Science of Temperate Ecosystems, Department of Agricultural Soil Science, University of Göttingen, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
2. Agro-Technological Institute, Peoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), 117198 Moscow, Russia
Interests: soil biogeochemistry; rhizosphere ecology; rhizodeposition; pedogenic carbonates; land use
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Prof. Dr. Miguel L. Cabrera
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Crop & Soil Sciences Department, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7272, USA
Interests: N mineralization; ammonia volatilization; runoff water quality
Dr. Alessandra Lagomarsino
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Council for Agricultural Research and Agricultural Economy Analysis, Research Centre for Agrobiology and Pedology, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Interests: wood; wood composites; lignocellulosic materials; chemical and thermal modification technologies; nanotechnology and nanomaterilas; adhesives
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Prof. Dr. Johannes Lehmann
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Soil and Crop Sciences, Cornell University, 909 Bradfield Hall, USA
Interests: biogeochemistry; soil organic matter; nutrient cycles; nutrients; soil science; soil science, climate change, sustainable development, tropical agroecosystem; soils; sustainable land use
Prof. Dr. Peter Leinweber
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Soil Science, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Universität Rostock, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 6, 18051 Rostock, Germany
Interests: soil organic matter; phosphorus; nutrient cycling; soil amendments; contamination; remediation; biological soil crusts
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Prof. Dr. Yongchao Liang
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College of Environmental and Resource Sciences, Zhejiang University, Yuhangtang Road 866, Zijingang Campus, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: soil-microbe-plant interactions; rhizosphere biology and ecology; soil fertility and fertilizer; nitrification and denitrification; soil contamination and remediation; trace and beneficial elements
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Lloyd
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Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
Interests: tropical soils; soil-vegetation interactions; soils; climate change; the global carbon cycle
Prof. Dr. Mallavarapu Megharaj
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Global Centre for Environmental Remediation, College of Engineering Science and Environment, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: environmental biotechnology; risk assessment; remediation; resource recovery and sustainability
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Prof. Dr. Abdul M. Mouazen
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Group Leader, Precision Soil and Crop Engineering (SiTeMan), Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Blok B, 1st Floor, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: proximal soil sensing; soil and water management; soil dynamics; tillage; traction; compaction; mechanical weeding; soil remediation and management and precision agriculture
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Dr. E. Marie Muehe
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Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research UFZ, Department of Environmental Microbiology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Interests: plant-microbe-soil interaction in metal(loid)-contaminated environments, crop production and soil quality
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