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Mario Andres Fajardo Pedraza

Research Affiliate

The University of Sydney

Sydney, Australia

Líneas de Investigación


Researcher with more than 15 years of theoretical and field experience in different areas agriculture, environmental and data sciences highlighting soil science, remote and proximal sensing and data analytics.

Educación

  •  Licenciado en Ciencias Agropecuarias, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2008
  •  Ingeniero Agronomo, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2009
  •  Agriculture, UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY. Australia, 2016

Experiencia Académica

  •   Tesista Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Santiago, Chile

    2005 - 2006

  •   Especialista en Suelos Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Santiago, Chile

    2006 - 2009

  •   Ayudante en Catedras de Edafologia, Recursos Naturales Renovables, Topografia, Conservacion de Suelos yFertilidad de Suelos. Part Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Santiago, Chile

    2004 - 2008

  •   Demonstrator at Sydney University, Statistics 1 and 2 Part Time

    UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

    Sydney, Australia

    2003 - 2003

  •   Research Assistant Part Time

    UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

    Sydney, Australia

    2013 - 2016

  •   Future Farm Post Doctoral Fellow Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

    Sydney, Australia

    2016 - At present

  •   Research Fellow in Soil Carbon Auditing Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

    Science

    Sydney, Australia

    2022 - 2023

  •   Research Affiliate Other

    UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

    Science

    Sydney, Australia

    2023 - At present

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Technical support and R+D of agricultural products. Full Time

    Chemie S.A.

    Chile

    2009 - 2012

  •   Founding member and Professional in charge of R+D Other

    Muestreo Agricola Ltds

    Chile

    2010 - 2012

  •   Director Part Time

    Linea Base Digital

    Santiago, Chile

    2024 - At present


 

Article (20)

Digital strategies for nitrogen management in grain production systems: lessons from multi-method assessment using on-farm experimentation
Australian soil microbiome: A first sightseeing regional prediction driven by cycles of soil temperature and pedogenic variations
Distribution of soil bacteria involved in C cycling across extensive environmental and pedogenic gradients
Evaluation of a miniaturized portable NIR spectrometer for the prediction of soil properties in Mediterranean central Chile
Predicting soil properties in 3D: Should depth be a covariate? (vol 383, 114794, 2021)
Soil bacterial depth distribution controlled by soil orders and soil forms
Comparison of smartphone and lab-grade NIR spectrometers to measure chemical composition of lamb and beef
Impact of spatial resolution on the quality of crop yield predictions for site-specific crop management
Mapping soil slaking index and assessing the impact of management in a mixed agricultural landscape
Predicting soil properties in 3D: Should depth be a covariate?
Spectral information related to soil slaking: An example from Australia
Within-farm wheat yield forecasting incorporating off-farm information
Understanding soil biodiversity using two orthogonal 1000km transects across New South Wales, Australia
Effective Multivariate Description of Soil and Its Environment
Pedodiversity
Measuring functional pedodiversity using spectroscopic information
Field Monitoring of 2010-Tsunami Impact on Agricultural Soils and Irrigation Waters: Central Chile
Fuzzy clustering of Vis–NIR spectra for the objective recognition of soil morphological horizons in soil profiles
Soil slaking assessment using image recognition
SOIL PROPERTIES INFLUENCING PHYTOPARASITIC NEMATODE POPULATION ON CHILEAN VINEYARDS

BookWhole (1)

Soil Spectral Inference with R
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Mario Fajardo

Research Affiliate

The University of Sydney

Sydney, Australia

2
Francisco Najera

posdoctorado

laboratorio de Biogeoquimica

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

2
Manuel Casanova

Academic

Ingeniería y Suelos

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Osvaldo Salazar

Profesor Asociado

Ingeniería y Suelos

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Yasna Tapia

Academica

Ingenieria y Suelos

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Erwin Aballay

Profesor Titular

Sanidad Vegetal

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile