January 18, 2024 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Avignon University, Jean-Henri Fabre Campus, Agrosciences amphitheater
Open to all – mandatory for IMAS students
“Embracing social factors for soil conservation”, Alexander Neaman, University of Tarapacá – Chile
Alexander Neaman is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Soils, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences of the Austral University of Chile (UACh). He also collaborates with the UACh Volcanic Soil Research Center.
He is a graduate of the Faculty of Soil Sciences, Moscow State University (Russia), where he specialised in soil chemistry. He completed his Ph.D in soil mineralogy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel).
His research interests embrace the behaviour of metals and metalloids in soils, ecotoxicology, and remediation techniques for contaminated soils. Likewise, he is interested in the factors affecting people’s ecological behaviour, that is, environmentally friendly behaviour. He collaborates with the Transdisciplinary Center for Environmental Studies and Sustainable Human Development (CEAM) of UACh.
He is responsible for teaching the subjects of Applied Chemistry, Soil Chemistry, and Environment and Society, among others.