• Carbon sequestration and climate change
• Agro -climatology
• Soil Mapping and GIS
• Polluted soils
Dr. Rafael Espejo
Rafael Espejo is Professor in the Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry of the Technical University of Madrid. He has focused his scientific career in the study of the genesis of soils, soil quality, agriculture conservation and recovery of degraded soils. Rafael has coordinate 14 research projects of the Spanish National Research Programme and supervised 7 Doctoral Theses. Dr. Espejo is vice president of the Spanish Association of Conservation Agriculture – Living Soils
In addition, CASAM is integrated into two university clusters: CEI Moncloa-Global Change and New Energy and Agro-Food and Health and the Group on Educational Innovation in Soil Science. CASAM research activities are focuses on different aspects of soil quality in agro-ecosystems, including degradation, conservation, improvement and the role of agricultural soils as a source or sink of greenhouse gas emissions.