Rattan Lal

Rattan LalProf. Dr. Rattan Lal

Ohio State University
School of Environment and Natural Resources

Professor of Soil Science

http://senr.osu.edu/our-people/rattan-lal

2014 wurde er von Thomas Reuters in die Liste der World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds (2002-2013) aufgenommen.

Rattan Lal stammt aus Indien, hat an der Punjab Agricultural University und am Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)in Delhi Agrarwissenschaften studiert und 1968 an der Ohio State University im Fach Bodenwissenschaften promoviert.

Beruflicher Werdegang

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1963 – 1965 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, The Rockefeller Foundation, New Delhi, India
1966 - 1968 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, OARDC, Wooster, OH, U.S.A.
1968 – 1969 Senior Research Fellow, University of Sydney, Australia
1970 - 1987 Bodenwissenschafter, IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria
1987 – 2011 Prof. für Bodenwissenschaften, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2000 – Direktor, South Asia Program, IPA, FAES, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2006 – 2007 President, Soil Science Society of America
2009 Adjunct Professor, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
2011 – 2012 Sr. Science Advisor, Inst. Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, Germany
2001 – Direktor, Carbon Mgt. & Sequestration Program, OARDC/OSU, Columbus, OH
2011 – Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science
2011 – Member, Scientific Advisory Board, SERDP, DOD, Washington, D.C.
2011 – 2014 Member, FAC, 3rd Climate Assessment Report, NOAA, Washington, D.C.
2013 Member, Advisory Board, Food Agriculture and Climate Change (FACCE), E.C.
2013 – Member, Steering Committee, Global Soil Week (IASS), Potsdam, Germany
2014 – Chair, Advisory Committee, UNU-FLORES, Dresden, Germany
2014 – President Elect, International Union of Soil Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Veröffentlichungen

Rattan Lal gehört zu den highly cited authors (h-Faktor: 106) mit:
Publikationen in Fachzeitschriften: > 1850
Bücher (als Autor/Editor): 70
Buchkapitel: 404

Tätigkeiten in Organisationen

2014 Thomas Reuters: World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds (2002-2013)
2014 – President Elect, International Union of Soil Sciences, Vienna, Austria
2007 – 2008 Member, NRC/NAS Panel on Africa and Asia, NRC/NAS, Washington, D.C.
2006 – 2007 President, Soil Science Society of America
2006 Editor for the Americas, Land Degradation & Development, J. Wiley & Sons, U. K.
2004 – Co-Editor-in-Chief, Soil & Tillage Research, Elsevier, Holland
2003 – 2005 Lead Author, U.N. Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
2000 – Editor-in-Chief, Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Dekker, NY, Taylor and Francis
2000 – 2005 Member, Review Panel, Environ. Division, Los Alamos National Lab., New Mexico
1998 – 2002 Member, U.S. Nat'l Comm. on Soil Sci., Nat'l Acad. Sci., Washington, D.C.
1998 – 2000 Lead Author, IPCC Special Report, LULUCF, Geneva, Switzerland
1993 – 1996 Corresponding author, IPCC Working Group II: Geneva, Switzerland
1990 – 1993 Member NRC/NAS Panel on Sustainable Agric. NRC, Washington, D.C.
1990 – 1992 Member NRC/NAS Panel on Vetiveria, NRC, Washington, D.C
1988 – 1991 President, Int’l Soil Tillage Research Organization
1987 – 1990 President, World Association of Soil and Water Conservation
1982 – 1987 Vice President, Int’l Commission on Continental Erosion, Exeter, U.K.

Auszeichnungen

Ehrendoktorate verschiedener Universitäten und zahlreiche Auszeichnungen, Liste in: http://senr.osu.edu/sites/senr/files/imce/files/CVs/2015/Lal_CV%202pg.pdf


Artikel von Rattan Lal auf Scienceblog.at

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