Faculty Research Interest

University of Florida

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  • Jehangir Bhadha

    Assistant Professor Soil and Water Sciences, Everglades Research and Education Center


    Research Interests

    Promoting sustainable agriculture practices in the Everglades Agricultural Area of South Florida. Research focus on soil sustainability, water quality and nutrient management.

  • Sabine Grunwald

    Professor Soil and Water Sciences


    Research Interests

    Soil security and health, soil carbon dynamics and global climate change, pedometrics, digital soil mapping, landscape analysis, geospatial assessment of environmental quality, and ecosystem services.


  • Lena Qiying Ma

    Professor Soil and Water Science Department


    Research Interests

    • Biogeochemistry of trace metals in soil-water-plant-microbe ecosystem
    • Phytoremediation and chemical remediation of trace metal contaminated water, soils, and wastes.
  • George A. O'Connor

    Professor Soil Chemistry Soil and Water Sciences Department


    Research Interests

    Lability and risks of residuals-borne contaminants (especially, trace organics). Recent focus on bioavailability of biosolids-borne antibiotics to plants, earthworms and microbes, with an eye toward needed regulations. General interest in sustainable land application of various residuals