Author Topic: PhD Position in Biochar for Carbon Sequestration in Soils, Austria  (Read 1565 times)


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Topic: Biochar for carbon sequestration in soils
1. Stability of biochar carbon pools
-Lab incubation experiments
-Analysis and modeling of biochar C pools

2. Soil fertility after biochar applications
-Soil nutrient status and nutrient bioavailability
-Nutrient adsorption and leaching
-Plant nutrient uptake and crop growth

Start: May 2010
Salary: according to collective agreement (Kollektivvertrag)
Duration: 3 years

- Excellent Master thesis in a related field
- Lab experience
- Excellent English writing skills
- Soil science background

Application (deadline March 10, 2010):
Please send your application materials including CV and names and addresses (incl. phone number and email) of 2 references (e.g. advisor of Master thesis) to:

Dr. Franz Zehetner (
Institut für Bodenforschung,
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien,
Peter-Jordan-Str. 82,
1190 Wien

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