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Gian Franco Capra

Ricercatore in Pedologia AGR/14

+39 0784 4214948
+39 328 9057030
Via Colombo 1,
08100 Nuoro, Italia
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Applied Soil Science | Degree course in Land and environment management | 2014-2015
Soil survey | Degree course in Environmental and forestry science | 2014-2015

Short CV

Current position
Researcher in Soil Science, Università degli Studi di Sassari, Nuoro campus.

Teaching (Academic Year 2014-2015)
Soil survey (Degree course in Environmental and forestry science).
Applied Soil Science (Degree course in Land and environment management).

Ph.D. in Soil defense and conservation, environmental vulnerability and hydrogeological protection (Università degli Studi di Cagliari).
Master's degree in Environmental Impact Assessment (Università degli Studi di Sassari).
Master's degree in Vegetation analysis: survey and elaboration of data on flora, vegetation and soil (Università Politecnica delle Marche).
Training course in Cumulative Impact Assessment (E.I.A. Training, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.).
Degree in Environmental Science (Università degli Studi di Sassari).

Research interests
Soils with andic properties.
Genesis and classification of anthropogenic (human-altered and human-transported, or HAHT) soil.
Potentially toxic elements (PTE) behavior in soil.
Characterization of soils belonging to Mediterranean temporary ponds.
Pedotechnical treatments of degraded soils.
Applications of zeolitized tuff into the soil environment.

Scientific coordinator or member for several regional, national and international projects.

Referee for Regional Environmental Change (Springer), Soil and Sediment Contamination An International Journal (Taylor & Francis), Journal of Environmental Management (Elsevier), African Journal of Microbiology Research (Academic Journals), European Journal of Soil Science (Blackwell publishing), Geoderma (Elsevier) e Microporous & Mesoporous Materials (Elsevier).

Author of over 60 scientific papers, published in refereed international Journals, chapters in books, monographs and conference proceedings.