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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)

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)

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)

Integrated soil ecosystem modeling

This project is aimed improve the highly mechanistic model TOUGHREACTN for soil biogeochemistry by including plants interaction and climate. The aim is to provide modelers and decis more...

Supervisor(s): Maggi, Federico (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)

Soil Organic Carbon amount and turnover time in perturbated soil systems using radioactive carbon signature

The project is aimed at modeling the stock and turover time of carbon-based soil organic matter using 12C and 14C observations in non-stationary systems. The modeling foresees the u more...

Supervisor(s): Maggi, Federico (Dr)

Modelling the ionic composition of streams for improved management of salinity

Stream salinity is a major environmental problem in Australia however much of the existing research is based on measurements of stream electrical conductivity (EC) which provides li more...

Supervisor(s): Bishop, Thomas (Associate 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)

Biological flocculation of suspended particle matter in nutrient-rich acqueous ecosystems

This project is aimed to investigate the flocculation dynamics of biomineral suspended particle matter (SPM) in turbulently-stirred waters. The objective is to assess the effect of more...

Supervisor(s): Maggi, Federico (Dr)

Ecohydrology of flood water and groundwater dependent terrestrial vegetation systems

Hydrology impacts the structure and pattern of vegetation in a landscape, and conversely, vegetation influences water resources through storage of water, feedback of moisture and fi more...

Supervisor(s): Vervoort, Willem (Associate Professor)