Field and lab internship - Soil Management and Global Change laboratory

Agriculture Sciences
Spain
Zaragoza
Period: 
1 May, 2021 to 1 Dec, 2021
Deadline: 
31 Aug, 2020

General information

Duration: 
5 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

The main objective of the Soil Management and Global Change laboratory is to study the role of agricultural management  on climate change mitigation and adaptation in Mediterranean agroecosystems. The team is involved in several research activities, such as:
- Determination of the mitigation potential of different management practices in both rainfed and irrigated agroecosystems.
- Evaluation adaptation strategies to diminish climate change impacts on Mediterranean agroecosystems.
- Optimization of agricultural management to enhance soil organic carbon (SOC) sequestration.
The internship will assist in the field and laboratory work that the research group performs on a daily basis. Field work consists on soil, gas and plant sampling in the six field experiments that the group maintains accross NE Spain.
The group, which is formed by two technicians, one PhD student, one postdoc researcher and one senior researcher, has a pleasant working environment.

Compensation: 
No financial compensation
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor
Skills: 
Field experiments
agricultural management
soil and gas sampling