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Em.O.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Winfried E.H. Blum

Institute of Soil Research
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
winfried.blum(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-91113

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Curr. Vitae

2009 - since October 2009 Professor emeritus of soil science
1979 - Since October 1979 full University Professor at BOKU
1978 - Nomination to an University Professor (C3) at the A.L. University Freiburg
1976 - Nomination to an extraordinary University Professor (C2) at the A.L. University Freiburg
1975-1979 - Visiting professor at the Federal University of Paranà in Curitiba/Brazil
1975 - 1979 Scientific advisor and director of a bilateral University partnership project
1972 - 1974 University lecturer for soil science and associate lecturer for clay mineralogy, Univ. of Freiburg
1972 - Title of University Lecturer for Soil Science at the A.L. Univ. of Freiburg
1971 - Completion of the Habilitation procedure
1970-1972 - Habilitation scholarship holder of the DFG at the Inst. of Soil Science at the A.L.Univ. of Freiburg
1968 - 1969 Lecturer for clay mineralogy at the Institute of Mineralogy of the A.L. University Freiburg
1968 - Dr.rer.nat
1965 - M.Sc. forestry
1962-1968 - Study of natural sciences at the A.L. University Freiburg/Br.
1960–1965 - Study Forestry at the A.L. University of Freiburg/Br.

Statistik Austria, science classification

soil science;

Expertise

soil chemistry; soil mineralogy; soil analytics; soil protection and land use planning; environmental and ecosystem research;

Awards

2011 Österr. Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst 1. Klasse
2011 Ehrendiplom anlässlich des "100-jährigen Jubiläums der Bulgarischen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft", Sofia
2010 Dr. honoris causa der Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
2007 Dr.h.c. der Nationalen Akademie für Agrarwissenschaften Bulgariens, Sofia
2007 Jurai Fandly Medaille der Slowakischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
2007 Ehrenurkunde anlässlich des 60-Jahres-Jubiläums des "Nikola Poushkarov Instituts", Sofia
2006 Honorary Diploma and Jubilee Medal of the Rumanian National Society for Soil Science
2006 Commemoration Medal on the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the University of Agriculture Prague
2004 Grand Decoration of Honour for services to the Republic of Austria
2004 Honorary Scientist of the Rural Development Administration of the Republic of Korea
2003 Distinguished service award for visionary leadership and dedicated service to the International Union of Soil Sciences
2000 Distinction "Pioneer of Soil Science" by the Egyptian Soil Science Society
1998 Medal of the city of Montpellier, France
1997 Honorary Doctorate of the Georgian State Agrarian University in Tbilisi
1993 Honorary Doctorate of the Agricultural University of Lublin
1992 Honorary Doctorate of the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba
1991 V.V. Dokuchaev Medal of the Russian Soil Science Society
1991 Michal Oczapowski Medal of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2009 - Georgian Academy of Sciences
member
2007 - Indian Soil Science Society
honory member
2006 - Czech Soil Science Society
honory member
2006 - International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS)
honory member
2005 - Polish Academy of Sciences
member
2004 -2008 Land Development Organisation of the Republic of Korea
scientific advisor
2004 - Austrian Soil Science Society (ÖBG)
honory member
2004 -2008 European Confederation of Soil Science Societies (ECSSS)
president
2004 - International Institut for Forest and Wood NRW e.V. Münster
scientific advisor
2003 - European Landowners Organisation (ELO)
scientific advisor
2002 -2010 International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS)
scientific advisor
2001 - Georgian Soil Science Society
honory member
1998 - Ukrainian Society of Soil Science and Agrochemistry
honory member
1996 - Russian Society of Soil Science
honory member
1996 - Institut de la Montagne, Université de Chambéry, France Universität
scientific advisor
1995 - Slovak Academy of Agricultural Sciences
member
1995 - Polish Soil Science Society
honory member
1994 - Romanian Academy for Agriculture and Forestry "Gheorghe Ionescu Sisesti Romania"
honory member
1994 - Romanian Society of Soil Science
honory member
1993 - Indian Society for Soil Cartography and Land Use Planning
honory member
1992 - Swiss Soil Science Society
member
1992 - British Soil Science Society (BSSS)
member
1992 - French Soil Science Society (AFES)
member
1991 - Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
member
1991 - American Society of Agronomy (ASA)
member
1988 - European Society for Soil Conservation (ESSC)
member
1984 - Austrian Society of the Friends of the Hebrew University Jerusalem
member
1982 - European Environment Research Organisation (EERO)
member
1980 - Austrian Latin American Institute (LAI)
member
1980 - Austrian Society of Soil Science (ÖBG)
scientific advisor
1974 - German Clay and Clay Mineral Society (DTTG)
member
1972 - International Society for Clay Mineral Research (AIPEA)
member
1971 - Association for Site Research and Forest Plant Genetics
member
1965 - German Soil Science Society (DBG)
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2006 - Revista de la CIENCIA DEL SUELO Y NUTRICION VEGETAL:
Advisory Board Member
2003 - Annals of Agrarian Science:
Editorial Board Member
2002 - Journal of Soils and Sediments:
Editorial Board Member
1998 - Regional Environmental Change:
Advisory Board Member
1998 - Pedosphere:
Advisory Board Member
1995 - Sciencia Agricola:
Advisory Board Member
1994 - Agrociencia:
Advisory Board Member
1994 - Etude et Gestion des Sols:
Advisory Board Member
1994 - TIERRA:
Advisory Board Member
1993 - International Agrophysics: a quarterly journal on physics in environmental and food sciences:
Advisory Board Member
1992 - Eurasian Soil Science:
Advisory Board Member
1990 - Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science:
Advisory Board Member
1990 - Polish Journal of Soil Science:
Advisory Board Member
1989 - Revue de Geographie Alpine:
Advisory Board Member
1984 - Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science:
Advisory Board Member
1982 - Die Bodenkultur: Austrian journal of agricultural research:
Editorial Board Member
1982 - Land Degradation & Development:
Advisory Board Member

Reviewer/Expert organization

2005
2003
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