Mª Luz Cayuela
Dra. Maria Luz Cayuela

Department of Soil and Water Conservation and Waste Management
PO Box. 165 Espinardo Murcia
Phone: + 34 968 39 6200 / Ext - 6109
Fax: +34 968 39 62 13


Research interests:

  • Stable isotope techniques to follow C and N biogeochemical cycles
  • Greenhouse gas emissions from soils
  • Waste Management: recycling of organic solid waste with agricultural aims
  • Composting and compost soil application
  • Biochar as soil amendment

Current research projects:

  • “Bioenergy, Soils and Climate Change: factors and mechanisms on C storage and N2O emissions after bioenergy by-products application in soil.”Marie Curie Re-Integration Grant “PEOPLE” - Call FP7-PEOPLE-2010-2-1-ERG Proposal N° 277069 (2010/2013).
  • “Estudio de las emisiones de procesos de compostaje de distintos residuos orgánicos. Dinámicas de C y N e influencia en la estabilidad del producto final y en la optimización del proceso” CICYT (2009/2012).
  • Reducing mineral fertilisers and agro-chemicals by recycling treated organic waste as compost and bio-char Products. FP7-KBBE-2011-5 (2011/2015)
  • Evaluación agronómica y ambiental del uso del biochar en el compostaje de residuos orgánicos. CICYT (2013/2016)