Javier Gonzalez
Soil Health & Water Quality
(765) 494-6596



Unversidad Autonoma Chapingo (Mexico), B.S. in Agronomy

Iowa State University, M.S. in Soil Science

Iowa State University, Ph.D. in Soil Science

Professional Experience

Research Soil Scientist, USDA ARS, West Lafayette, Indinan

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Agronomy, Purdue University

Research Chemist, USDA ARS, Beaver, West Virginia

Graduate Research Assistant, Iowa State University

Junior Chemist, IBP Inc., Columbus Junction, Iowa

Current Research Areas
a. Assessment of conservation practices on soil and water quality.
b. Influence of soil amendments, including gypsum and manure, on soil and grain quality.
c. Soil organic matter formation and stabilization and nutrient cycling.
d. Holistic solutions to remove contaminants of environmental concern from water.

Synergistic Activities 
a. Member, S877 Soil Testing & Plant Analysis Committee, Soil Science Society of America, 2005-2007.
b. Organizer of 2009 Symposium on the “Biogeochemical Processes in Ecosystems: The Tannin Effect”.
c. Member, ACS528 Diversity in Agronomy, Crops, Soils, and Environmental Sciences Committee, 2010.
d. Electronic Communication Committee, The Clay Minerals Society, 2011-2013.
e. Associate Editor for the Soil Science Society of America Journal.
f. Associate Editor for the Agronomy journal.

More than 60 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and trade magazines; for more details and listing, see:

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