HOME
SOIL HYDROPHOBICITY
OUR TEAM
OUR RESEARCH
FACILITIES
OUR PUBLICATIONS
VACANCIES  STUDENTSHIPS
FORTHCOMING EVENTS
LINKS

Welcome

to our homepage on soil hydrophobicity (water repellency) research at the University of Wales Swansea

This page gives an overview of soil hydrophobicity, our research on this topic in Swansea and relevant links.

 

News and highlights

European Geosciences Union

General Assembly 2012

Vienna, Austria, 22-27 04 2012

Soil water repellency from nano-scale to eco-system scale: mechanisms and consequences

 

SSS7.3

Where does all the Pyrogenic Organic Matter go? Its Fate in Soils, Water and Sediments

 

   

Scientists analyse the ashes of Australia's wildfires

   

BBC Radio 4 THE MATERIAL WORLD "Hydrophobicity ┐ or fear of water"

Radio Programme with Stefan Doerr from Swansea University and Glen McHale from Nottingham Trent University about water repellency

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/thematerialworld_20071129.shtml

 

'Why do some soils repel water? - Fear of water'

Planet Earth - NERC┐s award-winning magazine

 

Hydrological Processes, Volume 21, Issue 17

Special Issue: Soil water repellency: origin, environmental controls and hydrological impacts

Edited by S. H. Doerr, C. J. Ritsema, L. W. Dekker, D. F. Scott, D. Carter.

 

Bouyoucos Conference "On the origin of water repellency in soils" 

29.04-03.05 2007 Florida/USA

Presentations of the conference together with the programme and abstracts.