Hans Jenny

Hans Jenny

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Earth Science
Fellow: Awarded 1954
Field of Study: Earth Science

Competition: US & Canada

University of California, Berkeley

As published in the Foundation’s Report of 1941–42:

JENNY, HANS.  Appointed for a quantitative study of the relation between nitrogen and organic matter content of soils and annual precipitation in the tropics; tenure, six months from September 1, 1942 (postponed).

Born February 7, 1899, in Switzerland.  Education:  Federal Technical Institute, Zurich, D.Sc., 1927. International Education Board Fellow, Rutgers University, 1927.

Assistant Professor of Soils, 1927–36, University of Missouri; Professor of Soil Chemistry, 1936—, University of California.

Publications:  Factors of Soil Formation, 1941. Articles in Journal of Physical Chemistry, Research Bulletins of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, Soil Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of Soil Science Society of America.

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