Ole Wendroth

Ole Wendroth

Professional Profile

Areas of Interest:  Landscape processes:  Soil water and solute transport processes at different spatial and temporal scales are one focus of our group. We investigate transport processes in well-drained silt-loam soils, and are interested in the impact of soil management on transport processes, their scale dependence, spatial correlation length and association to other soil properties.  Another focus is the investigation of spatio-temporal biomass development in farmers' fields. We describe the spatial pattern of biomass during the growing season based on crop sensor observations in combination with stochastic models.


  • Since 2012 Professor, University of Kentucky, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
  • 2004-2012 Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
  • 1992-2004 Research Scientist at Center of Agricultural Landscape and Land Use Research, Muencheberg, Germany
  • 1991-1992 Post-Graduate Reasearch Scientist, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis
  • 1990-1991 Scholarship of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis
  • 1987-1990 Graduate student (PhD candidate) at Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, University of Goettingen, Germany


  • 2001 Habilitation, Technical University of Berlin, Germany
  • 1990 PhD, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 1987 Diploma, University of Goettingen, Germany

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