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Conjoint use of NIR and XRF spectroscopy in the field

Proximal soil sensing techniques are an efficient and effective way to gather information about the soil in the field. They are used to identify and map the areal variations of soil more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Improving the auditability of soil carbon

Soil systems are recognised as a significant terrestrial sink of carbon. The reliable assessment and monitoring of soil carbon stocks is of key importance for soil conservation and more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Digital Terroirs for the Hunter Wine Country Private Irrigation District

Terroir is a commonly used concept in France and other European countries for the designation of quality wines. This concept has not been widely developed or accepted in Australia. more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Studies on frost tolerance in faba bean

Faba bean is an important grain legume in Australia. A breeding program to develop suitable varieties for the northern grain growing region of Australia is located at the University more...

Supervisor(s): Adhikari, Kedar (Dr)

Genetics studies of rust resistance in faba bean

Faba bean is an important grain legume in Australia. A breeding program to develop suitable varieties for the northern grain growing region of Australia is located at the University more...

Supervisor(s): Adhikari, Kedar (Dr)

Digital Soil Mapping for the Countries in the Oceania Region

A Digital World Soil Properties Map consortium is formed (www.globalsoilmap.net). The objective of this consortium is to create a digital map of the world’s soil properties. A more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Professor)

Earthworms and soil physical quality

Earthworms are called soil ecosystem engineers, as they affect the soil physical properties such as soil structure through their feeding, burrowing and casting activities. While the more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Professor)

Modelling Greenhouses gas exchanges in the soil and atmosphere

Methane and nitrous oxide are two of the most important greenhouse gases (GHG) , which are produced in the soil from microbial processes. Mitigation strategies to these GHG emission more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Professor)

Soil-landscape dynamic modelling

Soil is the largest terrestrial store of carbon. Understanding causes and controls of spatial and temporal variation of this carbon pool is crucial for managing climate change, food more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Professor)

How does carbon affect soil structure?

Soil structure plays an important role in maintaining the quality of soil, mediating important biological, chemical and physical soil processes. Soil structure determines water rete more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)