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De Shorn Bramble


Doctoral researcher
Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry
Department of Biogeochemical Processes

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Room: B0.001
Phone: +49 364157-6176
Email: dbramble@bgc-jena.mpg.de
Street address: Hans-Knöll-Str. 10, 07745 Jena, Germany

Education

2021-present Dr.rer. nat, Institute for Geosciences, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
  • Supervisors: Prof. Susan E. Trumbore and Prof. Dr. Kai U. Totsche
2020-present Dr.rer. nat, International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Jena, Germany
  • Dissertation: Land use as a driver for the accumulation and stability of organic matter sorbed to fresh mineral surfaces
  • Advisory committee: Prof. Susan E. Trumbore , Prof. Dr. Kai U. Totsche , Dr. Marion Schrumpf and Dr. Ingo Schöning
2015-2020 Master of Philosophy in Soil Science, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Thesis: Factors affecting CO2 emissions from aglime-treated acid soils
  • Advisory committee: Dr. Gregory A. Gouveia, Dr. Richard E. Farrell, Dr. Ravindra Ramnarine, Dr. Gaius D. Eudoxie and Dr. Mark N. Wuddivira
January 2016- December 2016 Master of Science in Soil Science (joint student programme), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
2011-2014 Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Natural Resource Management and Agricultural Science , The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Professional experience

2020-present Doctoral Researcher, Department of Biogeochemical Processes, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry
2017-2020 Teaching and research assistant, Department of Food Production, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
2017-2019 Part-time assistant lecturer, Department of Food Production, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
2010-2011 Science teacher, Central Leeward Secondary School, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Research Interests

  • Land use effects on soil carbon dynamics
  • Soil carbon stabilization mechanisms
  • Soil fertility management in acid soils
  • Greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural soils

Peer reviewed publications

Francis, Ronen, De Shorn E. Bramble, Mark N. Wuddivira, and Gregory A. Gouveia. 2021. ”Strcutural and hydraulic responses of humid tropical soils to lime and organic residue amendments”. Soil Research. https://www.publish.csiro.au/SR/justaccepted/SR20305

De Caires, Sunshine A., Mark N. Wuddivira, De Shorn E. Bramble, Melissa Atwell, Ronald Roopnarine, and Kegan K. Farrick. 2021. ”Soil sampling strategies for the characterization of spatial variability under two distinct land usees”. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2021.1921190

Bramble, De Shorn E., Gregory A Gouveia, Ravindra Ramnarine, and Richard E. Farrell. 2021. “Organic residue and agricultural lime interactions on CO2 emissions from two contrasting soils: implications for carbon managament in acid soils”. Soils and Sediments 21 (1): 172-188. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-020-02736-7

Bramble, De Shorn E., Gregory A Gouveia, Ravindra Ramnarine, and Richard E. Farrell. 2020. “Short-term effects of aglime on inorganic-and organic-derived CO2 emissions from two acid soils amended with an ammonium-based fertiliser”. Soils and Sediments 20 (1): 53-65. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-019-02407-2

Bramble, De Shorn E., Gregory A Gouveia, and Ravindra Ramnarine. 2019. "Organic residues and ammonium efffects on CO2 emissions and soil quality indicators in limed acid tropical soils." Soil Systems 3 (1): 1-15 https://doi.org/10.3390/soilsystems3010016

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