Johannes Lehmann

School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor

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Contact Information

909 Bradfield Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-1236

Johannes Lehmann

School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor

Expertise

Soil biogeochemistry; soil organic matter; nutrient management

Current Research Interest

Soil organic carbon sequestration; biochar systems; nutrient recycling and circular economy

Distinction

German National Academy of Sciences
Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher: Environment/Ecology and Agricultural Sciences
Technical University Munich Hans Fischer Senior Fellowship
Soil Science Society of America Fellow
Soil Science Society of America and the Agronomic Science Foundation Marion L. and Chrystie M. Jackson Soil Science Award
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Sir Frederick McMasters Fellow

Selected Publications

Lehmann, Johannes, Colleen M. Hansel, Christina Kaiser, Markus Kleber, Kate Maher, Stefano Manzoni, Naoise Nunan, Markus Reichstein, Joshua P. Schimel, Margaret S. Torn, William R. Wieder, and Ingrid Kögel-Knabner. “Persistence of Soil Organic Carbon Caused by Functional Complexity.” Nature Geoscience 13 (July 2020): 529–534.

Lehmann, Johannes, and Markus Kleber. “The Contentious Nature of Soil Organic Matter.” Nature 528 (November 2015): 60–68.

Cornell Research Website Article

Leading the Soil Carbon Revolution