List of Soil Scientists
Browse the List of Soil Scientists below. View Videos or join the discussion on this topic. Add List of Soil Scientists to your topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
List of Soil Scientists

A soil scientist is a contributor to soil science. Soil scientists include agrologists, pedologists and soil classifiers.

The following is a list of notable soil scientists.

Name Birth/death Country Remark
William Albrecht 1888-1974 USA
Percy Edgar Brown 1885-1937 USA
John Catt 1939-2017 UK Paleopedologist
George Nelson Coffey 1875-1967 USA Pioneer of American soil classification
Enrico Dalgas 1828-1894 Denmark Pioneer of soil amelioration and naturalist
Charles Darwin 1809-1882 UK Father of modern soil science. First scholarly treatment of soil forming processes
Vasily V. Dokuchaev 1840-1903 Russia Variously the father of modern soil science, pedology, soil geography
Friedrich Albert Fallou 1794-1877 Germany Founder of modern soil science; coined the term "pedology"
Eugene W. Hilgard 1833-1916 USA Father of modern soil science in the USA
Aminul Islam Bangladesh Soil horizon of Bangladesh land
Hans Jenny 1899-1992 USA Influential pedologist
Franklin Hiram King 1848-1911 USA Father of American soil physics
Nikolai Aleksandrovich Krasil'nikov 1896-1973 Russia Microbiologist
Justus von Liebig 1803-1873 Germany Father of soil chemistry
Thomas Lyttleton Lyon 1869-1938 USA
Curtis F. Marbut 1863-1935 USA Father of American pedology
John Mortvedt 1932-2012 USA Micronutrient fertilizer researcher
Bernard Palissy ~1510-1590 France First to research amending soil to replenish minerals
Bashiru Ademola Raji - Nigeria
Lorenzo A. Richards 1904-1993 USA Soil physicist
Pedro A. Sanchez 1940- USA World food systems visionary
Olivier de Serres 1529-1619 France Promoted crop rotation as a way of preserving soil nutrients
Emil Truog 1884-1969 USA
Selman Waksman 1888-1973 USA Soil microbiologist

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



Top US Cities