Partner 13 – Aarhus University - Department of Agroecology

Aarhus University, Department of Agroecology, Blichers Allé 20, P.O. Box 50, Research Centre Foulum, DK-8830 Tjele, Denmark, Telephone: +4587157746


Aarhus University - Department of Agroecology

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Profile AU-AGRO is renowned for its integrated agro-ecological research and dissemination on sustainable land management practices. AU-AGRO has large expertise in studying nutrient cycling and the physical, chemical and biological processes in the soil and farming system, including studies in several unique long-term field experiments. AU-AGRO has broad competences in analyzing the consequences of agricultural land use changes, agricultural and rural development policies, including schemes for the protection of soils, climate, nature and the environment. The core competences include GEO database analyses,
modelling in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), methods for stakeholder involvement and the upscaling and generalization of information on agriculture and the environment in support of multi criteria decision making.
Moreover, he experiences include hosting and coordination of landscape and farm site studies, and methods for environmental indicators- and impact assessment of land use changes.
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Role in the project Study Site 5 coordinator
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Prof. Tommy Dalgaard Tel: +4587157746

Sustainable resource use. Environmental and agricultural policy impact assessment in relation to land use and cropping systems. Study site management.


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Dr. Gitte Rubæk Tel: +4587157686

Sustainable crop production and soil management. Nutrient management and P losses, long term field experiments and soil quality indicators. Study site management.


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Dr. Ingrid K. Thomsen Tel: +4587157763

Cropping systems, soil fertility, nutrient and soil carbon, long term management experiments, agronomy, nitrogen and greenhouse gas emissions.


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Prof. Bent T. Christensen Tel: +4587157764
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Long-term experi¬ments. Carbon, nutrient cycling, and soil biodiversity assessment using DNA sequencing (diversity of soil fungi incl. mycorrhiza).


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Dr. Ib Sillebak Kristensen Tel: +4587158036

Cropping and farming systems modelling, including management of nutrients and carbon cycling.


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Dr. Chris Kjeldsen Tel: +4587157749

Interdisciplinary research, stakeholder involvement and integrated impact assessment. Study site management.


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