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Prof Cornie Van Huyssteen
Position
Professor
Department
Soil- and Crop- and Climate Sciences
Address
LG 1G.30
Soil Science
IB 54
Telephone
051 4019247
Office
Agriculture Building: Block 1 1G. 30
Information

Short CV

Cornie van Huyssteen is an associate professor in the Department of Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein.  He lectures Introductory Soil Science, Advanced Soil Chemistry and Advanced Soil Geomorphology.  His research focuses on the relationship between soil morphology and soil hydrology.  From 1991 to 1999 he was employed by the Institute for Soil, Climate and Water of the Agricultural Research Council, where he aided in the land type survey and spatial analysis of soil data.  He received his B.Sc. Agric. in 1991, his M.Sc. in 1995, both at the University of Stellenbosch and his Ph.D. in 2004 at the University of the Free State.  He is current vice-chair of the IUSS working group for the World Reference Base and immediate past president of the Soil Science Society of South Africa.  He is author or co-author of 25 reviewed papers.

Publications


Publications (Short List)

Research


Area(s) of Interest

Wetland soils
Hydropedology
Soil mapping & interpretation
Soil-Plan-Water Interaction
Soil Classification

Courses Presented

Introducing Soil Science (GKD 214), Advanced Soil Chemistry (GKD 414), Advanced Pedology (GKD 603)

Community Service


Service Learning


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