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Dr Carmen Medina-Carmona

Research Associate

Carmen Medina-Carmona

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Research overview

Carmen is a soil scientist interested on developing sustainable and climate resilient agroecosystems. Her area of research is focused on understanding plant and soil interactions in relation with soil organic carbon storage, water, and nutrient cycling in grassland systems. She has an especial interest on assessing the potential of more biodiverse agricultural systems to increase plant productivity while maintaining or enhancing soil functionality and health.

Carmen is currently working as a Research Associate at Lancaster University on the Restoring Degraded African Landscapes (ReDEAL) project, funded by the UK government BBSRC, as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund