Dr CARMEN SEGURA QUIRANTE
Post-Doctoral Research Scientist | Soil Scientist
Sustainable Agriculture Sciences
Carmen is interested in the importance of carbon and nutrient cycling in agroecosystems, especially in evaluating impacts in soil properties after land-use and management changes. She has a PhD in Fundamental Biology and Systems Biology from the University of Granada (UGR). Co-supervised by the Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry of the UGR and the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training of Andalusia-IFAPA, her research was focused on monitoring and modelling ecosystem services in old-fields, agricultural lands and afforestation, such as soil fertility, nutrients cycling in soils, and soil carbon sequestration. She worked as a Scientific Dissemination Technician for more than 10 years. She is involved in research that enhances soil organic carbon and others soil health indicators in grazing grasslands and agroforestry systems.
2019. PhD in Fundamental Biology and Systems Biology. Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry. University of Granada, Spain.
2013. Master’s Degree in Conservation, Management and Restoration of Biodiversity. University of Granada, Spain.
2006. Postgraduate Certificate in Education. University of Granada, Spain.
2005. Master’s Degree in Nature Conservation and Management of Biotic Resources. University of Barcelona, Spain.
2004. Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences. University of Granada (Spain)