Professor Stefan Doerr

Personal Chair, Geography

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 295147

Email address

Academic Office - 247
Second Floor
Wallace Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision
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I am Professor of wildland fire science and focus on fundamental and applied questions relating to fire effects on landscape carbon dynamics, on soils and on water quality, ecosystem services, as well as global fire patterns, trends, risk and social perceptions.

I also have long standing interest in soil hydrology and erosion with particular focus on the causes and effects of soil water repellency, as well as karst geomorphology.  

Editor-in-Chief: International Journal of Wildland Fire

Associate Editor: SOIL

Areas Of Expertise

  • Wildfire
  • Soil physical and chemical characteristics
  • Hydrology
  • Water contamination
  • Geomorphology
  • Biogeochemistry

Languages Spoken

  • German

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