Soil Science

Soil Science covers areas of soil microbial ecology, organic matter, soil physics, irrigation and drainage, biometeorology, soil pollution, soil and water conservation, soil management, and land use, with application to forest, agricultural, urban, and range soils. 


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Faculty Members in Soil Science

Name Research Interests
Black, Thomas Andrew Biometeorology; Soil physics; Microclimate modification
Chanway, Christopher Soil microbiology
Cornelis, Jean Thomas Earth and related environmental sciences; Pedology; Biogeochemistry; Soil-Plant Interactions
Grayston, Susan Climate change, microbiology, soil science
Krzic, Maja Soil sciences; Soil health; Soil management; Soil science education
Smukler, Sean Natural sciences; Agricultural ecology; Soil health; Climate change adaptation and mitigation; Ecosystem services

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