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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam

Germany

Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0

Email atb@atb-potsdam.de

Coordinating institute

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Priv. Doz. Dr. Barbara Amon Prof. UZ
Department: Technology Assessment and Substance Cycles
Research scientist, research programme coordinator


Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 243
Email: bamon@atb-potsdam.de

Research programs

Areas of research

  • measuring and reducing emissions from animal husbandry
  • animal welfare  and precision livestock farming
  • biogas production from animal manures and energy crops 
  • sustainable manure management
  • improvement of emission inventories
  • nitrogen management and fluxes
  • sustainability in agricultural systems and technologies
  • integration of regional agricultural production systems into concepts of OneHealth

More

  • Guest editor for special issue "Gaseous Emissions and Mitigation Options during Waste Management in Agroecosystems" (https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/9451/gaseous-emissions-and-mitigation-options-during-waste-management-in-agroecosystems)
  • since Nov 2018 associate professor for environmental engineering and agricultural engineering at the University of Zielona Góra 
  • IPCC Review Editor to 6th Assessment Report
  • IPCC Lead Author chapter “Agriculture”, 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for the National Greenhouse Gas Inventories
  • Nutrient cycles accounting and impact assessment technical advisory group under the FAO-Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance (LEAP) Partnership
  • EIP Agri Focus Group "Reducing emissions from cattle farming"
  • TFEIP: co-chair of the “Agriculture and Nature Panel”
  • TFRN: Expert Panel on Mitigation of Agricultural Nitrogen
  • TFRN: Expert Panel on Nitrogen Budgets
  • KTBL: Emission factors for animal husbandry
  • KTBL: Working group on climate protection
  • associate editor of “Journal of Environmental Quality”
  • editorial board of “Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment” and “Frontiers”
  • Austrian Expert Panel on IPPC (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) ”Intensive rearing of pigs and poultry”
  • Austrian working group on the sector Agriculture within the Austrian Climate Protection Law
  • Austrian Assessment Report: contributing lead author
  • UN/ECE Control of Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution, EMEP Steering Body, Task Force on Emission Inventories and Projections
  • IPCC Expert Panel “Good Practice Guidance and Uncertainty Management in National Greenhouse Gas Inventories”
  • FAO Network on Recycling of Agricultural, Municipal and Industrial Residues in Agriculture (RAMIRAN) 

Additional research projects
  • NitroClim.AT: Sustainable nitrogen management under climate change in Austria
  • Towards INMS: Targeted research on the global nitrogen cycle, towards the establishment of an International Nitrogen Management System
Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Personal profile: Universität für Bodenkultur BOKU, Wien

Projects

Publications

 

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Events

Nov 7, 2019: Transforming our food systems for the future, Berlin

Some say our food systems are at a breaking-point and need to be transformed. In the frame of the Berlin Science Week 2019, Springer Nature invites to a panel discussion on transforming our food syste

Nov 10-16, 2019: ATB at AGRITECHNICA in Hanover

At the world's largest agricultural technology fair in Hanover, ATB presents current research on automated weed control in bushberry plantations: the project SunBot. ATB is guest at the BMEL booth in

Press information

SPLASH – Förderbescheide übergeben

25. Okt. 2019: Die hygienisierende Behandlung mit Plasma-aktiviertem Wasser ist für pflanzliche Frischeprodukte wie Schnittsalate ein vielversprechendes Verfahren, um deren Haltbarkeit zu verlängern und Verderb zu vermeiden. Dieser innovative Ansatz soll nun zur Praxisreife entwickelt werden. Für...

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