Biswanath Dari


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  • Organization
    University of Florida

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    • Interdisciplinary studies involving sustainable management of natural resources and impact of fertilizer and/or manure on soil and water quality by agricultural/animal practices.
    • Crop production, soil fertility and nutrient management in broad environmental aspects.
    • Environmental soil chemistry with emphasis on risk assessment of legacy nutrient from agricultural and animal production systems.
    • Quantitative estimation of global nutrient cycles in agricultural fields, watersheds and freshwater ecosystem.
    • Biogeochemistry of nutrients and nutrient cycling (N, P, and C etc.) in soils and mechanistic and field-scale model inputs/parameters across a watershed.
    • Analytical soil and water chemistry in proper understanding of environmental issues solving the problems relating to environmental sustainability.
    • Consequences of biochar application in the face of climate change with a trade-off between agronomic benefits and environmental problem (e.g. soil and air quality).
    • Multivariate data analyses and statistical approximation of archived data to provide inputs in nutrient management tools/models for assessing risk management of natural resources.

  • Profile Question 1
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    Critical thinking and helping society.

  • Profile Question 2
    Do you have advice for students about preparing for a science career?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    Try to understand basic and fundamental scinces behind your field of interest/project.

  • Profile Question 3
    What is the coolest thing you have discovered or learned about plants?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    They will always response positively if you take good care of them.

  • Availability
    I am NOT available, please temporarily remove me from the available mentor list

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?

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