Monique Carnol is a Professor at the University of Liège, Belgium, where she teaches courses related to ecology, environmental microbiology, and biogeochemistry. She is also the Head of the Laboratory of Plant and Microbial Ecology. She obtained her Ph.D. degree with the thesis entitled “Nitrogen deposition and nitrification in coniferous forests” in 1997 at the University of Liège, Belgium. She has been working on the role of microbial diversity and activity in terrestrial ecosystems. Her research has been performed in grassland, forest, and karst ecosystems. The impact of forest management activities on biogeochemical cycling is evaluated within small catchments. She is especially interested in the nitrification process and the role of microorganisms in ecosystem functioning.
Biography Updated on 20 December 2011