CAHS-CARC Research Scientist Profile
Richard W. Griffin Ph.D.
Professor/ Research Scientist
Ph.D. (Pedology/Soil Science), Texas A&M University, 1991
M.S. (Soil Science), North Carolina State University, 1986
Minor (Public Administration), North Carolina State University, 1986
B.S. (Soil Science), North Carolina State University, 1984
Accretion or loss of sediments in marsh soil systems; Wetland-Pond ecosystems impacted by agriculture; Environmental and natural resources education; Dynamic soil processes associated with fluctuating water tables in seasonally wet and wetland soils; Effects of added organic carbon and altered pH levels on microbiological activities in soil systems; Measurement of pH, Eh, and Ferrous Iron levels in seasonally wet soils; Wetness conditions and redoximorphic features in microtoposequences; Red dust accumulation in soils and its bioenvironmental and biomedical impacts; Land-use regulation and control.
Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, Prairie View, TX 77446
Owens, P.R., L.P. Wilding, W.L. Miller, and R.W. Griffin. 2008. Using iron metal rods to infer O2 status in seasonally saturated soils. Catena Vol. 73, pp. 197-203.
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