Institute full name:

University Miguel Hernandez

Institute acronym:

UMH

Institute profile:

Agrochesmistry and Environment Department of UMH, located in Elche Alicante. It is a multidisplinar team with different academic training researchers as chemist, biologist and geologist. The main topics research are:
Studies of soil quality focussed to rehabilitation of degraded areas:
Fire affected soils
Abandoned and management of agricultural soils
Soils affected by land use changes in arid conditions
Soils affected by contamination with heavy metals
Mine soils
Saline soils
Develop “Soil Quality Indexes” for different land uses and conditions to asses and monitoring degradation and rehabilitation processes

Institute website

www.umh.es

Address

Dpto. De Agroquímica y Medio Ambiente.
Edificio Alcudia, Avda. Universidad s/n
03202 Elche, Alicante.
SPAIN.

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 Involved Personnel

Contact info

Key qualifications

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Dr. Fuensanta García- Orenes
Senior Scientist

Tel: +34667525449
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Rehabilitation of degraded soils affected by soil management. Study of soil quality indicators specially focused in microbiological properties.

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Dr. Jorge Mataix-Solera
Senior Scientist

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Soil Scientist; Fire effects on soil properties, soil quality indicators, water repellency

16 Mataix Solera

Dr. Ignacio Gómez
Senior Scientist

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Soil Scientist, focused in re-utilization of organic material in soil restoration; Behavior of heavy metals in soil and saline soils problematic.

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Dr. Alicia Morugán-Coronado

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Study of agricultural soil specially focused in microbiological properties and the effect of irrigation with treated wastewater in agricultural soils. 16 Morugan Coronado

Dr. Vicky Arcenegui

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Fire effects on soil properties (hydrophobicity and aggregate stability)
Soil quality indexes development
NIR applied to soil studies
The use of organic wastes in degraded soils
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Project partners can apply for registration by sending an email to: harm.gooren@wur.nl or klaas.oostindie@wur.nl

This project has received funding from:

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the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research & innovation under grant agreement no 63570


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Chinese Academy of Sciences


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Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. Contract: 15.0170-1