Advisory Board and Editors Soil Science

T. Martijn Bezemer

Senior scientist at the Department of Terrestrial Ecology of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology. Associate editor of Insect Conservation and Diversity and Web Ecology.

Eoin L. Brodie

Staff Scientist in the Earth Sciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley. Associate Editor: Frontiers in Terrestrial Microbiology. Editorial Board: Microbiome.

Constance Ciaudo

Constance Ciaudo has been Assistant Professor of RNAi and Genome Integrity at the Institute of Molecular Health Science at ETH Zurich since April 2013. She obtained her PhD degree in 2006 at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France After four years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Curie Institute in Paris, supervised by Prof. Edith Heard and at the Institute of Plant Biology (IBMP) in Strasbourg, France, supervised by Prof. Olivier Voinnet, she worked from 2010-2013 at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

Gwilym M Davies

I am Assistant Professor of Soil and Plant Community Restoration in OSU's School of Environment and Natural Resources. My research focuses on developing methods for the restoration and management of ecosystem properties and functions including vegetation community composition, habitat structure, fire regimes and carbon and nutrient cycling. Current research sites include temperate, semi-arid and tropical ecosystems.

Violette Geissen

Since 2000: Priv. Doz. of Soil Science and Soil Ecology at INRES, University of Bonn, Germany; 2002-2008: Professor of Soil Science at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico; Since 2009: Senior Scientist (Soil degradation) at Wageningen University and Research Center

Stephen J Johnson

Research Associate in the Tertiary Oil Recovery Program, University of Kansas. Academic Editor for PLOS ONE and PeerJ. Member of the Society of Biology and Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Blanca B. Landa

Ph.D. Agricultural Engineer, Institute of Sustainable Agriculture, CSIC, and University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain. July, 1999.
Population biology and biogeography of soilborne pathogens and biocontrol angents in the rhizosphere. Integrated control of plant pathogens; Rhizosphere microbial ecology; Biocontrol; Molecular diagnosis; Metagenomic analysis of microbial populations.

Chiyuan Miao

Chiyuan Miao is an associate professor in the College of Global Change and Earth System Science, Beijing Normal University, P.R.China. His researches mainly focus on the soil erosion (slope scale), Eco-hydrology (watershed scale) and climate change (continent/global scale).

Budiman Minasny

Associate Professor in soil modelling at Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, the University of Sydney. Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow. Associate Editor for Soil Science Society of America Journal. Member of the editorial board of Geoderma.

Coen J. Ritsema

Professor of Soil Physics and Land Management at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Recipient of Honorary Professorships at i) Deakin University, Australia, ii) the Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, and iii) Moscow State University of Environmental Engineering, Russia.

Zhihong Xu

Professor, School of Bio-molecular and Physical Sciences, and Director, Environmental Futures Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Soils and Sediments, Editor of Environmental Science & Pollution Research, Consulting Editor of Plant and Soil, and member of the Editorial Board of Pedosphere.