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educator , Soil scientist

Alojzy Kowalkowski, Polish soil scientist, educator. Recipient certified of appreciation, Metropolitan Sanitary District, Chicago, 1971, honorary award, Chief Technology Organization, Poland, 1976, Polonia Restituta Cross, 1988, gold honorary award, Ministry of Natural Resource Protection, Poland, 1990, Honorary National Education medal, 1995, Honorary award of forestry, 2000.


Kowalkowski, Alojzy was born on November 26, 1924 in Malzewo, Poland. Son of Pawel and Stanislawa (Kowalska) Kowalkowski.


Master of Science, Forest Engineer, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, 1951. Doctor Sciences, Agriculture Academy, Poland, 1960. Doctor Habilitation, Agriculture Academy, Poland, 1968.


Assistant professor A.M. University, Poland, 1950—1951, visiting professor, 1968—1970. Assistant professor Agriculture Academy, Poznan, Poland, 1951—1961, adjunct professor, 1961—1970, associate professor pedology, 1970, Forest Research Institute, Warsaw, 1970—1985, head department, 1970—1982. Head department soil geography and nature protection Pedagogical University, Kielce, Poland, 1985—1995, professor forestry, since 1987.

Visiting fellow World Health Organization, United States of America, Japan, Denmark, 1971. Visiting professor Agriculture Academy, Warsaw, since 1974. Research coordinator Institute Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1981—1990, member forestry committee, since 1971.

Creator, head Integrated Environmental Monitoring Systems, Sw.Krzyz, Poland, 1991—1995. Nominating committee European Institute Postgraduate Study, Dresden, Germany, 1996, vice president, Kielce, 96.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Fertilizing of Forest, 1982. Editor: (with others) Classification System of Soils of Poland, 1974 (Science award, 1976). Editor: Age and Origin of Soils, 1988 (Science award, 1988), Poland's Forest Soil Classification, 2000.


Member of Mongolian-Polish Physical Geography Expedition, International Union Forestry Research Organizations, International Quaternary Association, International Soil Science Society, Polish Soil Science Society (general board 1966, honor 1961), German Soil Science Society (correspondent).


Married Miroslawa Zalachowska, July 2, 1950. Children: Jacek, Andrzej, Alicja, Krystian.

Pawel Kowalkowski

Stanislawa (Kowalska) Kowalkowski

Miroslawa Zalachowska

Jacek Kowalkowski

Andrzej Kowalkowski

Alicja Kowalkowski

Krystian Kowalkowski