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Adrianna Marchand: traveller, social ecologist, systems thinker, hole digger, soil maven

Why soils?  Well, this is a constant invigorated by my passion and wonder for a dynamic, complex habitat that is as resilient as it is fragile, especially in human hands. How I came to be a soil scientist shares a … Continue reading

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Nicolás Bellinfante: from soil micromorphology to soil mapping

Juan Gil jgil@uco.es University of Cordoba, Spain Nicolás Bellinfante Crocci has more than 50 years as a soil scientist. He obtained the Degree in Chemistry at the University of Seville (Spain). Since his student days, he  was very interested in … Continue reading

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Chris J. Barrow: the editor’s experience

Chris J. Barrow Editor of Land Degradation & Development Recently retired from a Readership researching and teaching in the School of the Environment and Society, Swansea University, UK but continues as an Honorary Associate active in research, teaching and consultancy. … Continue reading

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Stefan Doerr: meet the expert in (soil water) repellency

Rob Bryant College of Engineering, Swansea University Rick Shakesby College of Science, Swansea University Stefan Doerr achieved a Diplom from Tübingen University (1993) and at that stage his main interests lay in limestone geomorphology. His interests in research into soil … Continue reading

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FUEGORED2012 Young Researcher Award

The meeting of the Spanish Network “Effects of Forest Fires on Soil” was held from 24 to 27 October 2012 in Puerto de la Cruz (Canary Islands, Spain), FUEGORED2012. During the meeting, a committee decided FUEGORED2012 National Prize for Young … Continue reading

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Soil scientist Raúl Zornoza awarded by the European Geosciences Union

The EGU has named the 41 recipients of next year’s Union Medals and Awards, Division Medals, and Division Outstanding Young Scientist Awards. These individuals, honoured for their important contributions to the Earth, planetary, and space sciences, will receive their prizes … Continue reading

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Colby Moorberg: wading through wetland soil

Colby Moorberg                                                                             … Continue reading

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John Freeland: protecting our soil and natural resources

John Freeland                                                                             … Continue reading

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Marc Oliva: walking through the past

Meet Marc: E-mail: oliva_marc@yahoo.com   Research Group on Antarctic Environments and Climate Change Centro de Estudos Geográficos / IGOT Universidade de Lisboa Edifício FLUL, Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 – Lisboa, Portugal http://www.antecc.org   Research Group on Landscape Research and Mediterranean … Continue reading

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