Johann Thorsson

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Lecturer, Supervisor, Academic Committee Member

Johann Thorsson

PhD

Short Bio

Johann Thorsson is a senior research scientist and project manager at the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, department of Research & Development. He worked at the Agricultural Research Institute in Iceland in 1990-1999, focusing on livestock grazing and feeding as well as land use issues. Johann holds a Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology from Texas A&M University (2008) and B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Iceland (1990). 

Johann Thorsson´s research interests include land degradation processes, land use issues, land management and land condition monitoring. Johann has participated in several national and international research projects ranging from transfer of radionuclides within ecosystems to participatory approaches in land reclamation.

Education

  • PhD , Rangeland Ecology, Texas A&M University
  • BSc, Biology, University of Iceland

Organisation

Soil Conservation Service of Iceland

Supervision

Davaadorj Davaasuren
2017

Activities

Short Course

Sustainable land management, land restoration and linkages to climate change

22.10.2018 - 29.10.2018
Uganda
25 18 7
Short Course

Sustainable land management, land restoration and linkages to climate change

21.10.2019 - 29.10.2019
Uganda
25 19 6