Fascinated with R, data analysis, and open science. Scrutinizing plastic pollution in terrestrial systems.
main research interests
- Investigating the sources, sinks, and pathways of plastics in agroecosystems
- Developing novel methods for the quantitative analysis of synthetic polymers in soil, for example, using pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (Py-GC/MS) and Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) in combination with advanced data science applications.
- STOTENPlastic mulching in agriculture. Trading short-term agronomic benefits for long-term soil degradation?Science of The Total Environment 550, 690–705, 2016