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Gary Feng

Research Soil Scientist

Areas of Research

Soil physics, soil health, vadose zone hydrology, surface-ground water interactions, carbon and nitrogen cycling, greenhouse gas emission, climate change impact, soil and water conservation, irrigation scheduling, and agroecosystem modeling.

Dr. Gary Feng holds a B.S. degree in soil chemistry, M.S. degree in soil physics, and a PhD degree in soil and water sciences. Dr. Feng has 24 years of working experience in field, lab and modeling research on soil erosion mechanism; water balance, dynamic and hydrological process; nutrients fate and transport; as well as development of water management strategy and irrigation scheduling, soil and water conservation practices, and nutrients management under diverse weather conditions in arid, semi-arid and humid regions. The technologies that he utilized are remote sensing, drone and UAVs as well as digital sensors and decision support systems for water and nutrients management. Dr. Feng developed, modified, calibrated, evaluated, or applied 11 agrometerology, crop growth, soil and water erosion, hydrology, and agroecosystem models. 

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