Søren O. Petersen

Senior Researcher

Søren O Petersen
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Profile

- C/N turnover, microbial dynamics and emissions of greenhouse gases associated with storage, treatment and field application of livestock manure and organic wastes

  • processes in surface crusts of slurry stores 
  • microbial dynamics in urine spots of grazed pastures 
  • quantification and inventories of N2O and CH4 emissions
  • recycling of organic wastes 

- Microbial ecology of arable soil, including effects of soil physical conditions (texture, structure, soil water content) for microbial activities

  • effects of reduced tillage
  • impact of crop rotation on C/N-dynamics and N losses

- Role of membrane lipids in stress regulation

  • Drought and cold tolerance among invertebrates
  • Ecotoxicological effects

Professional tasks:

Associate Editor, Journal of Environmental Quality (2009-2011)
Subject Editor, Soil Biology & Biochemistry

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