Dr Marie-Liesse Vermeire

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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Marie-Liesse completed her M.Sc. degree at the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium, on soil and water resources management. After working for 2 years in soil remediation companies, she accomplished a PhD on soil carbon stabilization at the Université catholique de Louvain.

Key words

  • Soil microbiology
  • Soil processes
  • Stabilization of organic carbon
  • Organo-mineral interactions


Vermeire ML., Cornelis JT., Van Ranst E, Bonneville S., Doetterl S., Delvaux B, 2018. Soil Microbial Populations Shift as Processes Protecting Organic Matter Change during Podzolization. Frontiers in Environmental Sciences.DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00070.

Fekiacova Z., Vermeire M.L., Bechon L., Cornelis J.T., Cornu S., 2017. Can Fe isotope fractionation trace the pedogenetic mechanisms involved in podzolization ? Geoderma, 296, 38–46.

Vermeire M.L., Cornu S., Fekiacova Z., Delvaux B., Cornelis J.T., 2016. Rare earth elements dynamics along pedogenesis in a chronosequence of podzolic soils, Chemical Geology, 446, 163–174.

Cornelis J.T., Weis D., Lavkulich L., Vermeire M.L., Delvaux B., Barling J., 2014. Silicon isotopes record dissolution and re-precipitation of pedogenic clay minerals in a podzolic soil chronosequence, Geoderma, 235-236, 19-29.

Vermeire M.-L., Kablan L., Dorel M., Delvaux B., Risède J.-M. Legrève A., 2011. Protective role of silicon in the banana-Cylindrocladium spathiphylli pathosystem, Eur J Plant Pathol, 131:621–630.