Research Group Soil Genesis

Welcome to the website of the research group of Soil Genesis (SOGEN). SOGEN is one of the six research groups of the Department of Soil Management, UGent.

Our mission is to measure and model the formation of soils in their landscape context as influenced by climate and land use change in the past as well as into the future.

Major lines of research: Development of a soil genesis model at multi-millennium timescales; Development of methods to reconstruct past landscapes and project future landscapes and their soil properties.


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Peter Finke
Department Soil Management
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9000 Gent
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