Reviewer Board (69)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Soil Systems reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Dr. Karen A. Thompson
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Program Coordinator, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, Trent School of the Environment, Trent University, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough, ON K9L 0G2, Canada
Interests: the role of soil microbial communities in ecosystem functioning, including SOM stability and GHG fluxes; microbial measures as biological indicators of soil health; The functional resilience and recovery of soil microbial C- and N-cycling communities to agricultural management, industrial disturbance, climate change, and land use change
Dr. Waqar Ahmad
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School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: environmental sustainability; Carbon management; soil linked human nutrition; food and nutrition security; biodiversity and natural resources management; climate change and agricultural development―sustainable development goals
Professor Changwoo Ahn
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Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax Campus, Fairfax, VA, USA
Interests: Ecological functions of freshwater wetlands; wetland creation and restoration; restoration ecology of wetlands; water quality role of wetlands (nutrients); soil physicochemistry; wetland mitigation banks; design elements for urban wetlands; treatment wetl
Dr. Samuel N. Araya
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Earth System Science Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Interests: Soil Science; Machine learning; spatial analysis
Dr. Doreen Babin
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Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics, Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: molecular analysis of structure and diversity of soil and rhizosphere microbial communities; ecology of soil microorganisms and plant pathogens; evaluation of effects of agricultural management practices on microbial communities, plant and soil health, soil suppressiveness
Dr. János Balogh
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Institute of Biological Sciences, Szent István University, 2100 Gödöllő, Hungary
Interests: carbon cycling; Soil respiration; photosynthesis; GHG emission; crop- and grasslands
Dr. Krishna Bhandari
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Department of Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA
Interests: Soil Microbial Ecology; soil health; insect pollinator; cropping-livestock systems
Dr. Igor Bogunovic
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Department of General Agronomy, University of zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: Soil Management; Land Use; soil degradation; soil tillage; Soil Physics; soil compaction; Soil Erosion; land degradation
Dr. Gilberto Bragato
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CREA — Research Centre for the Soil–Plant System, Via Trieste 23, 34170 Gorizia, Italy
Interests: soil and environmental surveys; planning and implementing sampling strategies for environmental researches; field and laboratory techniques for soil physics, soil chemistri and hydrology; statistical and geostatistical analyses for soil and environmental researches
Dr. Paul Brewer
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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, NJ, USA
Interests: terrestrial biogeochemistry; soil Eh controls and impacts; forest gas flux; interaction of microbial community and habitat with ecosystem function; urban gas flux; soil C storage; Nutrient Cycling; metagenomics; agricultural biogeochemistry; open science
Dr. Alessandro Buscaroli
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Interdepartmental Research Centre for Environmental Science – CIRSA, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via S. Alberto 163, 48123 Ravenna, Italy
Interests: surveys and characterization of soils in different environmental contexts; study of total, pseudo total and bioavailable contents of soil elements in relation to contamination phenomena; tudy on the phytostabilization and phytoextractive capacity of herbaceous species for use in land reclamation interventions (phytoremediation); study of soils in coastal environments in relation to salinization and submersion processes (Wassents); influence of salt wedge intrusion on soil characteristics and crop productivity; role of soil in the dispersion of pollutants in life cycle assessment (LCA) analysis; study of carbon stock variations in soils in relation to different management strategies; characterization of digestates and biochar derived from different biomasses for their use in agriculture; territorial transformations and GIS
Dr. Ken Byrne
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Department of Biological Sciences, School of Natural Sciences, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Interests: greenhouse gases; carbon sequestration; co2 sequestration; Ecosystems; forestry; environmental science; carbon cycle
Dr. Yury Chendev
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Institute of Earth Sciences, Belgorod State University, Pobeda Street 85, 308015 Belgorod, Russia
Interests: soils and other components of the environment changes in the time by the influence of natural and anthropogenic factors
Prof. Dr. David Chittleborough
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Pedology and Biogeochemistry, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia and Pedology and Biogeochemistry, School of Science & Engineering, The University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, QLD, Australia
Interests: soil and environmental science; soil management on water quality; reafforestation; ecohydrology; soil biogenesis
Dr. Shree Dangal
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University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Interests: global change ecology, climate and land use impacts, soil carbon, agricultural managment; Remote Sensing
Dr. José María De La Rosa
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Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IRNAS-CSIC), Av. Reina Mercedes, 10, 41012 Seville, Spain
Interests: Soil Organic Matter; pyrolysis; C stabilization; biochar; biogeochemistry; paleoclimate; environmental reconstruction
Dr. Anna De Marco
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Department of Pharmacy, University Federico II of Naples, Via Fonseca 12, 80135 Naples, Italy
Interests: various aspects of the Soil Ecology in forest ecosystems and in the Mediterranean Maquis, with particular attention to the decomposition of organic matter and microbial activity
Dr. Tamer Elbana
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Plant, Environmental Management, and Soil Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Interests: Modeling chemical mobility in soil, heavy metals pollution, and land and water resources management
Prof. Dr. J. (Joana) Falcao Salles
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Microbial Ecology Department, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Studies, University of Groningen Centre for Life Sciences, P.O. BOX 11103, 9700 CC Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: Microbial community ecology; microbial diversity; invasion ecology; functional diversity; ecosystem functioning; soil microbiology; metagenomics; microbiome
Dr. Andrea Ferrarini
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Department of Sustainable Crop Production, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Via Emilia Parmense, 84, 29122, Piacenza, Italy
Interests: soil quality; soil biochemistry and microbiology; sustainable agricultural practices; bioenergy crops; soil-plant relationships; sustainable agroecosystems management
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