Independent Expert for
- Irrigation&Salinity - Fertilizers&Crops - Soils&Environment -
Dr. Uwe Schleiff
P.O.Box 19 34
D-38289 Wolfenbüttel
Tel./Fax ++49-(0)5331- 907440
eMail schleiff@salinity.de
http://www.salinity.de

Dr. Uwe Schleiff
CURRICULUM VITAE
  1. PROFESSION :
INTERNATIONAL EXPERT for SALINITY and IRRIGATION, FERTILIZERS and AGRONOMY, SOILS and ENVIRONMENT

AGRONOMIST in the fields of
  • irrigated and rainfed agriculture,
  • soil fertility and integrated fertilizer applications (PC-Program DUPSY)
  • re-use of treated sewage water in agriculture,
  • calculation of water requirements for irrigated crops (PC-Program CROPWAT/CLIMWAT)
  • soil mapping and soil improvement with special experience in salinity problems
  • soil chemistry and plant chemical analysis
ENVIRONMENTALIST in the fields of
  • soil, ground- and surface water protection
  • elaboration of environment related monitoring programmes with special experience in arid zones
  • Environmental Impact Assessment Studies
SPECIAL OFFER : field studies in developing countries concerning salinity and soil fertility are carried out with the self-developed portable field laboratory"SALINITY AND SOIL FERTILITY KIT" , training and ,on the job courses' with the field kit

  1. NAME :
Dr. Schleiff, Uwe

  1. DATE OF BIRTH :
28. 12. 1943
  1. NATIONALITY :
German
  1. EDUCATION :
Dipl.-Agr. and Dr.-Agr.
  1. LANGUAGES :
German mother tongue
English good
French good
Spanish working level

  1. COUNTRIES OF WORK EXPERIENCE :
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Qatar, Sudan, Libya, Lebanon, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Somalia, Switzerland, Morocco, Tunisia, Israel, China, Cameroon, Bangladesh, India, Senegal, Portugal, Poland, Germany
  1. PROFESSIONAL SKILLS :
Studies, expert reports, research assignments,lessons, publications, lectures, offer reviews, project evaluations and appraisals in the following fields :
  • soil mapping and pedology
  • application of rapid tests for soil and water chemistry
  • soil - plant - water - atmosphere relationship
  • fertilizer application with respect to environmental aspects
  • determination of crop water requirements (CROPWAT)
  • protection of drinking water ressources from pollutions
  • eutrophication of reservoirs from nutrient excess
  • Implementation of environment monitoring programmes
  • re-use of sewage water for irrigation and groundwater formation
  • EIAS - Environment Impact Assessment Studies
  • planning of saline water application
  • workshops on the use of the portable field laboratory 'Salinity and Soil Fertility Kit' for chemical analysis of soils and water
  1. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES :
IUSS; International Union of Soil Science
DBG, German Soil Science Society
DGP; German Society for Plant Nutrition
DWA, German Society for Water Management
  1. EMPLOYMENT
    RECORD :
since 1987 International Free-lance Expert

1993 - 1996 in cooperation with CES - CONSULTING ENGINEERS SALZGITTER
  • elaboration of offers in the fields of :
    • protection of soil, water and climate
    • agricultural and rural development
    • recultivation of contaminated land
    • municipal waste mannagement
    • re-use of contaminated drainage and waste waters in irrigated agriculture
  • environment and agriculture related studies in Germany,Morocco, Lebanon and China (see List of Consultancies)
1987 - 1993
  • studies and project evaluations for agricultural projects in Somalia, Mali, Niger, Peru, Mauritania
  • development of the portabel field laboratory 'Salinity and Soil Fertility Kit' including a 90-page manual
  • execution of workshops on 'Chemical field methods to assess salinisation and fertility problems of sub(tropical) soils'
  • in cooperation with civil and environment engineers studies on ecological effects of construction mesures
1984 - 1986 Head assistant at the ETHZ, Switzerland
1974 - 1983 Research assistant at the University Braunschweig
1971 - 1973 Scientific assistant at the University of Kiel