SSS
Soil System Sciences

Dan Evans

Dan is a 75th Anniversary Research Fellow at Cranfield University’s School of Water, Energy and Environment. He is principally interested in solution-focussed research to enhance ecosystem service delivery in environments with degraded, shallow, or near-absent soils. His Fellowship is investigating the potential of weathered bedrock underlying rapidly eroding shallow soils to store and stabilize organic carbon, hold water and nutrients, and grow food. He is an Early Career Scientist co-representative for the EGU Soil System Science division.

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #7

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #7

Let’s once again pause to celebrate the wonderful work carried out by technicians, laboratory assistants, and research support staff in soil science. This monthly blog post is our opportunity to thank these key individuals, and their tireless efforts to maintain our laboratories, carry out fieldwork, and make research happen! You can read our previous conversations with a diverse range of soil sci ...[Read More]

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #6

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #6

It’s May, and here at Soil System Science HQ we’re calming down after a busy yet fascinating fortnight at the General Assembly. Over the course of two weeks, we enjoyed many thousands of soil science presentations – each one representing a great contribution to our knowledge and understanding about the soil system. Of course, we should never forget that much of that research would not have b ...[Read More]

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #5

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #5

Another month has arrived, and we continue our monthly series of blog posts dedicated to highlighting the indispensable work carried out by our technicians, laboratory assistants, and research support teams. Researchers in Soil Science rely on these key individuals and their tireless efforts to maintain our laboratories, carry out fieldwork, and make research happen! So far in this monthly series, ...[Read More]

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #4

The importance of our SSS (…Soil Support Staff!) #4

This month, we marked International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and to continue the celebrations we are delighted to showcase the work of Lea Piscitelli in our monthly feature, Technician of the Month! Lea Piscitelli works as a research technician in the Laboratory of Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry at CIHEAM Bari in Italy.  Don’t forget that each month, we’ll spotlight a technicia ...[Read More]