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Assistant Professor
  Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science
Office: 207 Biosys Eng Soil Sci Office
Phone: (865) 974-7366
Email: sschaef5@utk.edu

Focus: Biogeochemistry

  • Coupled carbon and nitrogen cycles
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Soil ecology
Educational & Research Programs
  • Drought biogeochemistry in rangelands
  • Soil carbon and nutrient retention in agroecosystems
  • Soil carbon stability in Arctic ecosystems

  • ESS 593 Special topics in environmental and soil science: Biogeochemical interfaces
  • ESS 442 Soil Genesis and Classification

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Recent Publications


Ph.D., University of Arkansas, 2005
M.S., University of Arizona, 1998