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Frank G.A. Verheijen

Frank G.A. Verheijen

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Department: Environment and Planning
  • Research Group: Coastal Zone Planning & Manag.
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=Verheijen,FGA OR Verheijen,Frank; ResearcherID=F-5381-2011; ORCID=http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6741-4249; SCOPUS ID: 8632508600
  • Title: SoilRes: Increasing Soil Resilience with Waste-derived Biochar – adapting Portuguese Soils to Climate Change Supervisor: Jan Jacob Keizer Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/107913/2015 Start date: 2016-09-01 End date: 2019-08-31


Postgraduate lecturing & examinations


  • Opponent and member of thesis committee of Renske Hijbeek, Wageningen University, 03-10-2017. Thesis title: "On the role of soil organic matter for crop production in European arable farming".

  • Lecture for postgraduate course (programa doctoral), DAO, UA, 03-04-2017, titled "Soil Management".

  • Lecture for postgraduate course (programa doctoral), DAO, UA, 14-12-2012, titled "Introduction to biochar".

  • Lecture at 1st international Summer School on biochar "Bio:char crossroads", 9-16 September 2012, titled "Comparing results from studies of biochar effects".

Reviewing & Editing Activities

Manuscripts:
I have reviewed manuscripts for the journals: Nature Geoscience, GLobal Change Biology, Catena, Geoderma, Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, Plant & Soil, Soil Science Society of America Journal, European Journal of Soil Science, Soil Use & Management, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Environmental Science & Technology, Fuel, Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology and Sustainable Development, Carbon, Carbon Management, Environmental Research Letters, the Irish Geographical Society, Journal of Environmental Management, Soil Biology & Biochemistry, Science of the Total Environment, Journal of Environmental Quality.

Proposals:
I have reviewed project proposals for the Research Foundation of Flanders (FWO), the Czech Republic EEA call ‘Norway Grants (Norwegian Financial mechanism 2009-2014)', the Polish national science centre, and the French Environment and Energy Agency (ADEME): Nouvel appel à projets R&D: APR REACCTIF REcherche sur l'Atténuation du Changement ClimaTique par l'agrIculture et la Forêt.

I evaluated a PhD proposal submitted to Expeer, a major European Infrastructure project (2010-2014) in the field of Ecosystem Research.

Editing:
- I am one of the guest editors of the upcoming special issue in Agronomy titled "The Biochar Loading Capacity - the Soil is the Limit". Expected in summer 2018.
- I was the leading Guest Editor for a special issue of the European Journal of Soil Science (Volume 65, Issue 1, Pages 1–195): "Biochar in soils: new insights". "The sixteen accepted manuscripts submitted from Africa, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Europe, North and Latin America and the Middle East, describe the latest findings on how biochar affects auto- and heterotrophic soil respiration, nutrient dynamics, sorption of soil contaminants, water dynamics, redox reactions, and rhizosphere interactions."
- I was a guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of Soils and Sediments (Volume 15, Issue 4, Pages 745-1038): "Impact of Natural and Anthropogenic Pyrogenic Carbon in Soils and Sediments", featuring 27 articles from across the world.

Organisation of scientific meetings

In June 2014, together with Ana Catarina Bastos, I organised a 2-day, joined WG2 & WG4 meeting for the COST Action TD1107 (Biochar as option for sustainable resource management), titled 'Biochar: on the path to the required level of scientific understanding'. Forty scientists participated in thematic groups. The outcome is published in a special issue.

convened a symposium at EUROSOIL2012 titled 'Effects of Biochar on Soil Properties, Processes and Functions' (S5.3). Here we brought together leading scientists from across the world to present their latest results. A total of 85 oral and poster presentations were made, constituting the third largest session at the conference after the classical sessions on soil erosion and soil organic matter.
I organised an EU side-event on biochar at the COP15 in Copenhagen, Denmark. It was a well-attended event, chaired by Luca Montanarella (JRC) with presentations by Johannes Lehmann (Cornell University), Saran Sohi (University of Edinburgh), and me. I presented on biochar effects on soils, including important knowledge gaps (see presentation here), and published a major JRC (European Commission) report on biochar.

Networks & Committees

October 2017:
I joined the International Biochar Initiative's new and independent Scientific Committee whose mission is to "critically assess and synthesize the scientific literature regarding the interactions between biochar and soils, the wider environment, and human health, and to provide an interface between science and the general public where the science is explained in a transparent and balanced way using broadly accessible language". The Science Committee is made up of 16 scientists from across the world.

March 2012:
COST Action TD1107 ‘Biochar as option for sustainable resource management’. I was the national representative of Portugal for this COST Action, which connected scattered European Biochar research to enable quick implementation of intelligent material flow management systems, to maintain or improve soil quality while efficiently sequestering carbon in the long-term. The Action aimed at coordinating European Biochar research, bringing together researchers, stakeholders and potential users from EU and candidate countries.
I was the leader of WG2 'Land Use Management', which compared Biochar's effects along Trans-European climatic gradients based on meta data.

August 2012:
Launch of the Biochar Investigation Network of Portugal (BINP). The mission of BINP is to bring together people involved in biochar research and production in Portugal, to facilitate collaborations by providing a platform for networking, to disseminate national and international biochar news, funding opportunities, conferences and workshops.

Metrics & links

Key words: Biochar; drought stress; soil erosion; soil organic matter; meta-analysis; plant physiology; vineyard field plots

Total citations: 2,783 (Google Scholar Citations); 1,219 (SCOPUS); 2,015 (Researchgate)

Citation per article (average) in ISI journals: 44 (SCOPUS)

H-index: 17 (Google Scholar Citations); 14 (ResearchGate); 11 (Scopus)

Citation network: > 40 countries; all continents except Antarctica (see image)

Links: LinkedInPersonal websiteResearcherIDEC JRCBINPResearchGateORCID

Selected Highlights


  • I received the 2017 Research Day award from the University of Aveiro "in recognition of the significance and quality of the research developed at the UA".

  • I was the senior researcher on a major meta-analytical review that showed biochar to boost crop yield in the tropics but not in the temperate zone

  • I was awarded Researcher of the Month for April 2016 at the University of Aveiro. Read the accompanying interview here.

  • With my co-authors, I contributed to the discourse on soil policy with a correspondence in Nature magazine.

  • With my co-authors, I published a book chapter in the 2nd edition of 'Biochar for Environmental Management', edited by Johannes Lehmann & Stephen Joseph. The chapter is titled 'Biochar Sustainability and Certification' and outlines a concept of how sustainable biochar would need to be certified both from the production perspective as well as the environmental application perspective.

  • I visited the Volcani Center (Israel) on a Short Term Scientific Mission (COST-STSM-TD1107-13644) in January-February 2014 to work with Meni Ben-Hur and Ellen Graber on the effect of biochar on soil erosion, using a perforated-tray rotating disc type rainfall simulator.

  • I published a review on tolerable soil erosion in EARTH-SCIENCE REVIEWS. With my co-authors we reviewed the definitions of 'tolerable soil erosion' and extensively reviewed the literature to derive soil formation rates, including dust deposition (to an extent), as a basis for defining tolerable soil erosion rates in Europe.

Postdoctoral research experience

01-09-2016 - 31-08-2019 University of Aveiro, Portugal
Postdoctoral research fellow funded by the FCT (SFRH/BPD/107913/2015) on the topic: Increasing Soil Resilience with Waste-derived Biochar – adapting Portuguese Soils to Climate Change (SoilRes).

01-06-2011 - 31-08-2016 University of Aveiro, Portugal
Postdoctoral research fellow funded by the FCT (SFRH/BPD/74108/2010) on the topic: Soil Erosion and Production After Biochar Application. Achievements included: the first biochar and crop yield meta-analysis; installation of the first biochar vineyard field experiment in Portugal; start and completion of the first biochar project funded by the FCT (EXPLOCHAR); the first experimental study on biochar and soil surface albedo; the first biochar wind erosion study; two book chapters in the 'biochar bible'; an authored section in the Global Soil Biodiversity Atlas; Steering Committee membership and working group leader (group 2 'land use management') for the biochar COST action TD1107; biochar soil erosion study in collaboration with the Volcani Centre in Israel.

15-10-2008 - 15-05-2011 European Commission, JRC Italy
Postdoctoral researcher (grantholder) at the Institute of Environment and Sustainability of the Joint Research Centre (European Commission), Ispra, Italy. Responsible for the JRC deliverables in the iSOIL project (Interactions between soil related sciences - linking geophysics, soil science and digital soil mapping; FP7; €3.4 million). Initiated a major critical scientific review of biochar application to soils, leading and managing an interdisciplinary team of researchers to produce a peer-reviewed JRC Scientific & Technical Report, including a quantitative meta-analysis between biochar and crop production. This report has received international recognition leading to a role as one of the global experts on biochar, which is reflected in invited roles at a number of major biochar meetings.

01-12-2007 - 14-10-2008 Queen Mary, University of London UK
Postdoctoral researcher on NERC-funded project ‘The effects of fire on peatland carbon stocks and dynamics'. Duties include: installation and maintenance of long term monitoring plots at remote field site in SW Scotland (hydrological, meteorological, vegetation, microbial, chemical and physical soil properties); day to day project management; remote sensing at micro and meso scale; FTIR analyses; molecular biology analyses; microbial activity analyses; Black Carbon analyses.

15-02-2006 - 30-11-2007 Cranfield University UK
Postdoctoral researcher on the ENVASSO project (€2 million; EC contract no. 022713-STP), which aimed to harmonise EU soil monitoring. Duties included: delivering expertise to project consortium on the soil threats ‘soil erosion', ‘soil organic matter decline', and desertification as well as designing and writing a ‘glossary of key terms for soil monitoring' (cooperating with ISO), running workshops for the UK soil policy arena, and reviewing project reports.

Academic degrees

2002 - 2005 National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, UK
- Ph.D. research into the relationship between soil organic carbon contents and environmental factors in England and Wales.
- Funded by the UK Department of Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
- Supervisor: Professor Mark Kibblewhite (Director of the Department of Natural Resources, Cranfield University)

1996 - 2001 University of Amsterdam The Netherlands
- M.Sc. Physical Geography; specialisation of Landscape Ecology. Research project into soil water repellency caused by soil organic matter underneath three dominant shrub species
- Supervisor: Dr. Erik Cammeraat.

Summary

I am a physical geographer and soil scientist, currently working as a research scientist (fellow) at CESAM - Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies - of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. My fellowship was awarded by the national Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) and focuses on soil hydrology and erosion after biochar application to soils.

My primary research interest is the interaction between vegetation and its abiotic environment, particularly vegetation - soil organic matter (SOM) - soil hydrology dynamics. In practical terms this often relates to researching the interaction between climate or land use change and dynamics of SOM, soil erosion and desertification.

MISSION STATEMENT
"It is my firm belief that to deal successfully with the challenges posed by climate and land use change on the one hand, and food security and environmental functioning on the other, researchers are needed with both broad and deep skills. I have attempted to achieve this through my education and research experience and hope to apply and extend my skills to understand the planet better and help keep it viable and functioning."
                                                                        "Measure what can be measured and make measurable what cannot be measured" Galileo Galilei

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
  • ASHMOB - Wildfire ASH MOBilization by wind and water erosion: a combined measurementmodeling approach for prediction of post-fire ash mobilization risk See more
  • FIRE-C-BUDs - Indirect effects of wildfire (severity) on carbon fluxes and budgets See more
  • MASCC – Mediterranean Agricultural Soils Conservation under global Change See more
  • RECARE - Preventing and Remediating degradation of soils in Europe through Land See more
Concluded
  • EXPLOCHAR: Exploring mechanisms of reducing drought and disease stress in eucalypt seedlings by applying biochar to soils See more
  • CASCADE - CAtastrophic Shifts in drylands: how CAn we prevent ecosystem DEgradation See more
  • FIREREG – Factors affecting the post-fire natural regeneration variability in Pinus pinaster and Eucalyptus globulus in Portugal See more

Publications

WoS Papers (27)
Verheijen F.G.A., Jones R.J.A., Smith C.J., Rickson R.J. (2009) Tolerable versus actual soil erosion rates in Europe. In: Earth-science Reviews. 94, 23-38.
Saby N., Bellamy P., Morvan X., Arrouays D., Jones R.J.A., Verheijen F.G.A., Kibblewhite M., Verdoodt A., Ueveges I.B., Freudenschuss A., Simota C. (2008) Will European soil monitoring networks be able to determine changes in topsoil organic carbon contents?. In: Global Change Biology . 14, 10, 2432-2442.
Morvan X., Saby N.P.A., Arrouays D., Le Bas C., Jones R.J.A., Verheijen F.G.A., Bellamy P.H., Stephens M., Kibblewhite M.G. (2008) Soil monitoring in Europe: a review of existing systems and requirements for harmonisation. In: Science Of The Total Environment. 391, 1, 1-12.
Verheijen F.G.A. , Cammeraat L.H. (2007) The association between three dominant shrub species and water repellent soils along a range of soil moisture contents in semi-arid Spain. In: Hydrological Processes. 21, 17, 2310-2316.
Verheijen F.G.A., Bellamy P.H., Kibblewhite M.G. , Gaunt J.L. (2005) Organic carbon ranges in arable soils of England and Wales. In: Soil Use And Management. 21, 1, 2-9.
Jeffery S., Verheijen F.G.A., van der Velde M., Bastos A.C. (2011) A quantitative review of the effects of biochar application to soils on crop productivity using meta-analysis. In: Agriculture, Ecosystems And The Environment. 144, 1, 175-187.
Verheijen F.G.A., Jones R.J.A., Rickson R.J., Smith C.J., Bastos A.C., Nunes J.P., Keizer J.J. (2012) Concise overview of European soil erosion research and evaluation. In: Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B-soil And Plant Science. 62, 185-190.
Verheijen F.G.A., Montanarella L., Bastos A.C. (2012) Sustainability, certification, and regulation of biochar. In: Pesquisa Agropecuria Brasileira. 47, 5, 649-653.
van der Velde M., See L., Fritz S., Verheijen F.G.A., Khabarov N., Obersteiner M. (2012) Generating crop calendars with Web search data. In: Environmental Research Letters. 7, 2,
Jeffery S., Verheijen F.G.A., Bastos A.C., Van der Velde M. (2014) A comment on ‘Biochar and its effects on plant productivity and nutrient cycling: a meta-analysis': on the importance of accurate reporting in supporting a fast-moving research field with policy implications. In: Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 6, 3, 176-179.
Ameloot N., Graber E.R., Verheijen F.G.A., De Neve S. (2013) Interactions between biochar stability and soil organisms: review and research needs. In: European Journal Of Soil Science. 64, 4, 379-390.
Verheijen F.G.A., Jeffery S., van der Velde M., Penizek V., Beland M., Bastos A.C., Keizer J.J. (2013) Reductions in soil surface albedo as a function of biochar application rate: implications for global radiative forcing. In: Environmental Research Letters. 8, 4, 1-7.
Verheijen F.G.A., Graber E.R., Ameloot N., Bastos A.C., Sohi S., Knicker H. (2014) Biochars in soils: new insights and emerging research needs Introduction. In: European Journal Of Soil Science. 65, 1, 22-27.
Silva F.C., Borrego C., Keizer J.J., Amorim J.H., Verheijen F.G.A. (2015) Effects of moisture content on wind erosion thresholds of biochar. In: Atmospheric Environment. 123, 121-128.
De la Rosa J.M., Verheijen F.G.A., Knicker H. (2015) Natural and anthropogenic pyrogenic carbon in Mediterranean ecosystems: the need for interdisciplinary learning and collaboration. In: Journal Of Soils And Sediments. 15, 4, 745-747.
Verheijen F.G.A., Bastos A.C., Jeffery S. (2015) Bury the idea that soils are a local issue. In: Nature. 528, 7583, 479-479.
Bachmann H.J., Bucheli T.D., Dieguez-Alonso A., Fabbri D., Knicker H., Schmidt H.P., Ulbricht A., Becker R., Buscaroli A., Buerge D., Cross A., Dickinson D., Enders A., Esteves V.I., Evangelou M.W.H., Fellet G., Friedrich K., Guerrero G.G., Glaser B., Hanke U.M., Hanley K., Hilber I., Kalderis D., Leifeld J., Masek O., Mumme J., Carmona M.P., Pereira R.C., Rees F., Rombola A.G., de la Rosa J.M., Sakrabani R., Sohi S., Soja G., Valagussa M., Verheijen F., Zehetner F. (2016) Toward the Standardization of Biochar Analysis: The COST Action TD1107 Interlaboratory Comparison. In: Journal Of Agricultural And Food Chemistry. 64, 2, 513-527.
Jeffery S., Verheijen F.G.A., Kammann C., Abalos D. (2016) Biochar effects on methane emissions from soils: A meta-analysis. In: Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 101, 251-258.
Amaro A., Bastos A.C., Santos M.J.G., Verheijen F.G.A., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2016) Ecotoxicological assessment of a biochar-based organic N-fertilizer in small-scale terrestrial ecosystem models (STEMs). In: Applied Soil Ecology. 108, 361-370.
Abrol V., Ben-Hur M., Verheijen F.G.A., Keizer J.J., Martins M.A.S., Tenaw H., Tchehansky L., Graber E.R. (2016) Biochar effects on soil water infiltration and erosion under seal formation conditions: rainfall simulation experiment. In: Journal Of Soils And Sediments. 16, 12, 2709-2719.
Tammeorg P., Bastos A.C., Jeffery S., Rees F., Kern J., Graber E.R., Ventura M., Kibblewhite M., Amaro A., Budai A., Cordovil C.M.D.S., Domene X., Gardi C., Gasco G., Horak J., Kammann C., Kondrlova E., Laird D., Loureiro S., Martins M.A.S., Panzacchi P., Prasad M., Prodana M., Puga A.P., Ruysschaert G., Sas-Paszt L., Silva F.C., Teixeira W.G., Tonon G., Delle Vedove G., Zavalloni C., Glaser B., Verheijen F.G.A. (2017) BIOCHARS IN SOILS: TOWARDS THE REQUIRED LEVEL OF SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING. In: Journal Of Environmental Engineering And Landscape Management. 25, 2, 192-207.
Jeffery, S., Verheijen, F.G.A., Kammann, C., Abalos, D. (2017) Corrigendum to “Biochar effects on methane emissions from soils: A meta-analysis” [Soil Biol. Biochem. 101 (2016) 251–258](S0038071716301663)(10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.07.021). In: Soil Biology And Biochemistry. 105, 253-253.
Santos J.M., Verheijen F.G.A., Wahren F.T., Wahren A., Feger K.H., Bernard-Jannin L., Rial-Rivas M.E., Keizer J.J., Nunes J.P. (2016) SOIL WATER REPELLENCY DYNAMICS IN PINE AND EUCALYPT PLANTATIONS IN PORTUGAL - A HIGH-RESOLUTION TIME SERIES. In: Land Degradation & Development. 27, 5, 1334-1343.
Meyer S., Genesio L., Vogel I., Schmidt H.P., Soja G., Someus E., Shackley S., Verheijen F.G.A., Glaser B. (2017) BIOCHAR STANDARDIZATION AND LEGISLATION HARMONIZATION. In: Journal Of Environmental Engineering And Landscape Management. 25, 2, 175-191.
Verheijen F.G.A., Mankasingh U., Penizek V., Panzacchi P., Glaser B., Jeffery S., Bastos A.C., Tammeorg P., Kern J., Zavalloni C., Zanchettin G., Sakrabani R. (2017) REPRESENTATIVENESS OF EUROPEAN BIOCHAR RESEARCH: PART I - FIELD EXPERIMENTS. In: Journal Of Environmental Engineering And Landscape Management. 25, 2, 140-151.
Jeffery S., Abalos D., Prodana M., Bastos A.C., van Groenigen J.W., Hungate B.A., Verheijen F. (2017) Biochar boosts tropical but not temperate crop yields. In: Environmental Research Letters. 12, 5,
Sakrabani R., Kern J., Mankasingh U., Zavalloni C., Zanchettin G., Bastos A.C., Tammeorg P., Jeffery S., Glaser B., Verheijen F.G.A. (2017) REPRESENTATIVENESS OF EUROPEAN BIOCHAR RESEARCH: PART II - POT AND LABORATORY STUDIES. In: Journal Of Environmental Engineering And Landscape Management. 25, 2, 152-159.
Other Papers (3)
Spiegel, H. , Filcheva, E. , Hegymegi, P. , Gal, A. , Verheijen, F.G.A. (2007) Review and comparison of methods used for soil organic carbon determination, Part 1: Review of the methods. In: Soil Science Agrochemistry And Ecology. XLI, 4, 3-17.
Spiegel, H., Filcheva, E., Hegymegi, P., Gal, A., Verheijen, F.G.A. (2007) Review and comparison of methods used for soil organic carbon determination, Part 2: Laboratory Study. In: Soil Science Agrochemistry And Ecology. XLI, 4, 19-25.
X. Morvan, A. Richer de Forges, D. Arrouays, C. Le Bas, N. Saby, Jones, F.G.A. Verheijen, Bellamy, Kibblewhite, Stephens (2007) Une analyse des stratégies d'échantillonnage des réseaux de surveillance de la qualité des sols en Europe. In: Etude Et Gestion Des Sols 10/2007; . 14, 4, 317-326.
Books (7)
Verheijen, F.G.A. , Jeffery, S., , Bastos, A.C. , van der Velde, M. , Diafas, I. (2010) Biochar Application to Soils - A Critical Scientific Review of Effects on Soil Properties, Processes and Functions. In: Joint Research Centre (JRC) Scientific and Technical Report. (EDS.), Luxembourg. Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg. 978-92-79-14293-2.
Kibblewhite, M. , Rubio, J-L. , Kosmas, C. , Jones, R. , Arrouays, D. , Huber, S. , Verheijen, F. (2007) Environmental Assessment of Soil for Monitoring Desertification in Europe. In: Eighth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 8) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). (EDS.), Madrid, Spain. Cranfield UK. 1-871315-97-2.
Arrouays D., Morvan X., Saby N.P.A., Richer de Forges A., Le Bas C., Bellamy P.H., Berényi Üveges J., Freudenschu A., Jones A.R., Jones R.J.A., Kibblewhite M.G., Simota C., Verdoodt A., Verheijen F.G.A. (2008) Environmental Assessment of Soil for Monitoring: Volume IIa Inventory & Monitoring. In: Joint Research Centre (JRC) Scientific and Technical Report. (EDS.), Luxembourg. Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities. 978-92-79-09709-6.
Jones, R.J.A. , Verheijen, F.G.A. , Reuter, H.I. , Jones, A.R. (2008) Environmental Assessment of Soil for Monitoring Volume V: Procedures & Protocols. In: Joint Research Centre (JRC) Scientific and Technical Report. (EDS.), Luxembourg. Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities. 978-92-79-09714-0.
Jones, A. , Barcelo, S. , Bouraoui, F. , Bosco, C. , Dewitte, O. , Gardi, G. , Hervás, J. , Hiederer, R. , Jeffery, S. , Montanarella, L. , Panagos, P. , Penizek, V. , Tóth, G. , Van Den Eeckhaut, M. , Van Liedekerke, M. , Verheijen, F. , Marmo, L. , Olazábal, C. , Strassburger, T. , Viestova, E. , Erhard, M. , Iversen, C. , Lükewille, A. , Petersen, J.-E. (2011) The state of soil in Europe: a contribution to the European State of the Environment Report 2010. In: Joint Research Centre (JRC) Scientific and Technical Report. (EDS.), Luxembourg. Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities. 978-92-9213-157-9.
(2016) Soil threats in Europe. In: Stolte J., Tesfai M., Øygarden L., Kærnø S., Keizer J., Verheijen F., Panagos P., Hessel R.. (EDS.), Luxembourg. European Commission. 978-92-79-54019-6 .
Global Atlas of Soil Biodiversity. In: A. Orgiazzi, R.D. Bardgett, E. Barrios , V. Behan-Pelletier, M.J.I. Briones, J.-L.Chotte, G.B. De Deyn, P. Eggleton, N. Fierer, T. Fraser, K. Hedlund, S. Jeffery, N.C. Johnson, A. Jones, et al . (EDS.), Luxembourg. European Commission. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. ISBN 978-92-79-48169-7.
Book Chapter (6)
Huber S., Prokop G., Arrouays D., Banko G., Bispo A., Jones R.J.A., Kibblewhite M.G., Lexer W., Möller A., Rickson R.J., Shishkov T., Stephens M., Toth G., Van den Akker J.J.H. , Varallyay G., Verheijen F.G.A., Jones A.R. (2008) Environmental Assessment of Soil for Monitoring: Volume I Indicators & Criteria. In: Joint Research Centre (JRC) Scientific and Technical Report. (EDS.), Luxembourg. Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities. 978-92-79-09708-9.
Richter de Forges, A. , Verheijen, F.G.A. , Arrouays, D. , Blanchart, E. , Bernoux, M. (2009) Soil and Culture. In: Springer Publishers. 978-90-481-2959-1.
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2010) European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity. In: Luxembourg. Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities. 978-92-79-15806-3.
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2010) European Atlas of Soil Biodiversity. In: Luxembourg. Office for the Official Publications of the European Communities. 978-92-79-15806-3.
Frank G.A. Verheijen, Ana Catarina Bastos, Hans Peter Schmidt, Miguel Brandão and Simon Jeffery (2015) Biochar for Environmental management, Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition. In: Johannes Lehmann & Stephen Joseph. (EDS.),
Simon Jeffery, Diego Abalos, Kurt Spokas and Frank G.A. Verheijen (2015) Biochar for Environmental management, Science, Technology and Implementation. In: Johannes Lehmann & Stephen Joseph. (EDS.), Abington. Routledge. 301-326. 978-0-415-70415-1.
Thesis (3)
Verheijen F.G.A. (2001) The spatial distribution of soil water repellency and its relation to plant species, soil moisture content and soil moisture redistribution, in semi-arid SE Spain. In: MSc Thesis.
Verheijen F.G.A. (2005) On-farm benefits from soil organic matter in England and Wales. In: PhD Thesis.
Prodana, M. (em curso) Effects of biochar on soil biota: an integrative assessment in soil mesocosms. In: PhD Thesis.
Communications (42)
Verheijen, F.G.A. , Jeffery, S. , Bastos, A.C. , van der Velde, M. , Diafas, I. (2010) Discussion facilitator at the convening: ‘Biochar Systems for Small-Scale Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia’. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. , Jeffery, S. , Bastos, A.C. , van der Velde, M. , Diafas, I. (2010) Key note lecture: Biochar Application to Soils. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. , Jeffery, S. , Bastos, A.C. , van der Velde, M. , Diafas, I. (2010) Biochar Application to Soils – (heterogeneity)2. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. , Jones R.J.A. , Smith C.J. , Rickson R.J. (2010) Tolerable soil erosion in Europe. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. , Artz, R.R.E. , Shotbolt, L. , Baird, A. , Belyea, L. (2008) Effects of fire on peatland C stocks and dynamics. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2006) On-farm benefits from soil organic matter in England and Wales. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2006) Soil Monitoring System for Europe. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2005) Plant species affect soil water repellency differently, in semi-arid south-east Spain. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2004) Indicators of Soil Organic Matter Value. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2003) Organic Carbon Ranges in Arable Soil. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. (2003) Soil Water Repellency, Plant Species, Soil Moisture Content and Soil Moisture Redistribution, in semi-arid southeast Spain. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A. , Jones R.J.A., Rickson, J., Smith, C. (2011) Soil erosion in Europe (Keynote lecture). In:
Bastos, A.C., Abrantes, N., Prodana, M., Keizer, J.J., Verheijen, F.G.A., Soares, A.M.V.M., Loureiro, S. (2012) Ecotoxicity of biochar-bound PAH contaminants in aqueous extracts from biochar-amended soils: a pilot study. In:
Bastos, A.C., Abrantes, N., Prodana, M., Verheijen, F.G.A., Keizer, J.J., Soares, A.M.V.M., Loureiro, S. (2012) Effects of aqueous soil-biochar extracts on representative aquatic organisms: a first evaluation. In:
Jeffery, S., Verheijen, F.G.A., van der Velde, M., Bastos, A.C. (2012) A meta-analysis of the effects of biochar application to soils on crop productivity. In:
Verheijen F.G.A., Jeffery S., Bastos A.C., van der Velde M. (2012) Biochar effects on soils: overview and knowledge gaps (solicited). In:
Verheijen F.G.A., Jeffery S., van der velde M., Penizek, V., Bastos, A.C., Beland, M., Keizer, J.J. (2012) Biochar and Soil Surface Albedo: Does it Matter?. In:
Verheijen, F., Jeffery, S., Bastos, A.C., van der Velde, M. (2012) Comparing results from studies of biochar effects. In:
Jeffery, S., Verheijen, F., Bastos, A.C., van der Velde, M. (2012) Agronomic Impacts of Biochar in Soils: A meta-analysis. Focus on Biochar, Production, Use and Assessment. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A., Jeffery, S., van der Velde, M., Penizek, V., Bastos, A.C., Beland, M., Keizer, J.J. (2012) Changes in soil surface albedo reduce the climate change mitigation potential of biochar. In:
Ameloot, N., Graber, E., Verheijen, F.G.A., De Neve, S. (2012) Biochar stability in soils: the role of soil organisms. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A., Bastos, A.C., Abrantes, N., Amaro, A., Keizer, J.J. (2013) Biochar: can it improve ecosystem services provided by soils?. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A., Bastos, A.C. (2013) Biochar effects on soil properties and functions. In:
Verheijen F.G.A., Keizer J.J. (2013) Soil functions influenced by erosion, organic matter, and wildfire. In:
M. MARTINS, F. VERHEIJEN, J. J. KEIZER , M. BEN-HUR (2013) The effects of biochar amendment on soil erosion and infiltration. In:
Verheijen F.G.A., Martins, M., Keizer, J.J. (2013) Biochar and Soil Hydrology under Mediterranean Conditions. In:
M. Prodana, A.C. Bastos, F.G.A. Verheijen, J.J. Keizer, N. Abrantes, A.M.V.M. Soares, S. Loureiro (2013) Consecutive dry-wet cycles influence toxicity of aqueous fractions of biochar-amended soil. In:
Amaro, A., Bastos, A.C., Cardoso, D.N., Morgado, R., Prodana, M., M.J. Santos, Verheijen, F.G.A., Keizer, J.J., Soares, A.M.V.M., Loureiro, S. (2014) Invertebrate avoidance behaviour as a screening tool for biochar-amended soils under viticulture. In:
Prodana, M., Bastos, A.C., Amaro, A, Cardoso, D., Morgado, R., Santos, M.J., Verheijen, F.G.A., Keizer, J.J., Soares, A.M.V.M., Loureiro, S. (2015) A one-year assessment of biochar effects on key soil invertebrates in a field trial under viticulture. In:
Valente, S., Prats, S.A., Ribeiro, C., Verheijen, F., Fleskens, L., Keizer, J. (2015) A conceptual framework for an ecosystem service-based assessment of the so-called “emergency stabilization” measures following wildfire. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts. 17, EGU2015-7734,
Bastos A.C. , Verheijen F.G.A. (2015) Produção e aplicação do Biochar: juntos a caminho da sustentabilidade. In:
Frank Verheijen, Ana Catarina Bastos (2014) Introduction to Biochar. In:
Martins M.A.S., Malvar M.C., Machado A.I., Serpa D., Prats S.A., Faria S.R., Varela M.E., Verheijen F.G.A., Keizer J.J. (2015) Wildfire reduces soil water repellency in eucalypt forest of north central Portugal? . In:
Bastos A.C. , Domene X., Kammann C., Cardoso D., Morgado R., Prodana M., Arasa R., del Águila M., Bucheli T., Hilber I., Schmidt H.-P., Verheijen F.G.A., Keizer J.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2015) Bridging the gap between analytical & effect-based biochar characterization: an inter-laboratory COST Action initiative . In:
Verheijen F., Silva F., Amaro A., Pinto G., Mesquita R., Jesus C., Alves A., Keizer J. (2015) Trade-offs between soil hydrology and plant disease effects after biochar amendment in sandy soil. In:
A.C. Bastos, X. Domene, C. Kammann, D. Cardoso, R. Morgado, M. Prodana, R. Arasa, M. del Águila, T. Bucheli, I. Hilber, H.-P. Schmidt, F.G.A. Verheijen, J.J. Keizer, A.M.V.M. Soares, S. Loureiro Bridging the gap between analytical & effect-based biochar characterization: an inter-laboratory COST Action initiative . In:
Bastos A.C., Domene X., Kammann C.,Cardoso D., Morgado R., Prodana M. , Arasa R., del Águila M., Bucheli T., Hilber I., Schmidt H.-P., Verheijen F.G.A., Keizer J.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2016) Integrating analytical and effect-based biochar characterization: an interdisciplinary COST Action (FA TD1107) initiative. In:
Bastos A.C., Domene X., Kammann C., Cardoso D., Morgado R., Prodana M., Arasa R., del Águila M., Bucheli T., Hilber I., Schmidt H.-P., Verheijen F.G.A., Keizer J.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2015) Bridging the gaps between analytical & effect-based biochar characterization: an inter-laboratory COST Action initiative. In:
Prodana M., Bastos A.C., Verheijen F.G.A. , Keizer J.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2017) Infuence of biochar particle sizes on biota responses. In:
Jeffery, S., Abalos, D., Prodana, M., Bastos, A.C., van Groenigen, J.W., Hungate, B.A., Verheijen, F.G.A. (2017) Biochar boosts tropical but not temperate crop yields. In:
Verheijen, F.G.A., Jeffery, S., Abalos, D., Prodana, M., Bastos, A.C., van Groenigen, J.W., Hungate, B.A. (2017) (2017) Biochar boosts tropical but not temperate crop yields. In:
Verheijen F., Pinto G., Silva F., González-Pelayo O., Keizer J., Fabres S., Quintela A., Teixeira C., Rocha F., Sarabando L. (2017) IS APPLYING BIOCHAR TO SOILS OF FOREST PLANTATIONS (ALREADY) A MANAGEMENT OPTION?. In:
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