About us

Since 1981 the Department of Soil Science is part of the Environmental Sciences of Faculty VI, Geography/Geosciences, of the University of Trier. It is a member of the “Institut für BioGeoAnalytik und Umweltprobenbanken (IBU)”.

The main focus in research are topics such as soil protection and the ecology of soil. The department covers the different fields of soil science: General soil science and geographic distribution of soils, soil chemistry / biochemistry, soil biology, soil physics and soil mechanics.