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researcher , Soil scientist

Jörg Luster, Swiss soil scientist, researcher. Achievements include research in Better understanding of effects of accelerated acidification and heavy metal contamination on forest soils; research in Better assessment of the potential of afforestation to phytostabilise metal contaminated soils; research in improved methodology to access root influence on soil chemistry.

Background

Luster, Jörg was born on December 17, 1960 in Luzern, Switzerland.

Education

Diploma in Chemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, 1990.

Career

Postdoctoral researcher University California, Berkeley, 1990—1992. Researcher Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow, and Landscape Research Forest, Snow and Landscape, Birmensdorf, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Better understanding of effects of accelerated acidification and heavy metal contamination on forest soils. Research in Better assessment of the potential of afforestation to phytostabilise metal contaminated soils. Research in improved methodology to access root influence on soil chemistry.

Membership

Member of German Soil Science Society, Soil Science Society of America, American Chemical Society.