Dr. Nicholas B. Comerford
Professor and Director - Soil Science
Nicholas Comerford is a Professor in the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida (UF) and Director of the UF North Florida Research and Education Center. His expertise is forest soils and soil nutrient bioavailability working in tropical and subtropical regions. He is a Fellow in the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA); Senior Fulbright Fellow (Brazil); Past Board of Director Member of the SSSA; Past President of the SSSA; and Past Chairman of the Board of the Alliance of Crop, Soil and Environmental Science Societies Corporation. His international experience includes Research Fellow in the New Zealand Forest Research Institute, Executive Director of Global Research on the Environment and Agricultural Nexus for the 21st Century (GREAN), and Visiting Professor at Brazil’s Federal University of Viçosa, Federal University of Bahia, and State University of Santa Cruz. He has published over 130 articles covering topics in forestry, soil science and soil/root interactions.