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Markus Kleber

markus.kleber [at]

Office: 541-737-5718

Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 3067

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

The processes at the interface between organic matter and mineral surfaces, including mineral surface properties, organic matter properties, bonding mechanisms, adsorption processes, mineral-microbial interactions, and organic matter turnover dynamics.


  • Organic carbon accumulation in Umbric Ferralsols. Laspau. Graduate Student: Pedro Henrique Rodrigues de Moraes Martinez, (PhD)
  • A Mechanistic Understanding of PFAS in Source Zones: Characterization and Control. SERDP. Lead PI: Jennifer Field. Graduate Student: Tom Wanzek (PhD)
  • Strengthening Soil Health to Suppress Verticillium Wilt in Potato Production Systems. Northwest Potato Research Consortium. Graduate Student: Larisa LaMere (MSc)
  • Which cover crop varieties can improve soil quality in Central Oregon ? ARF. Lead PI: Clare Sullivan. Central Analytical Laboratory.  Lab Manager: Gloria Ambrowiak. Faculty Research Assistant: Adam Fund
  • Solidifying the Oregon Soil Health Assessment. NRCS. Central Analytical Laboratory. Gloria Ambrowiak. Faculty Research Assistant: Adam Fund