Dr. Bibiana Betancur Corredor

Research themes
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Biodiversity
  • Methods
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
Research countries
  • Germany
Research projects

BoReaL: „Reaktion der Bodenfauna auf Landnutzungsintensivierung in einer globalen Meta-Analyse“  - Soil fauna response to land-use intensification.

Bonares: „Boden als nachhaltige Ressource für die Bioökonomie“-  Soil as a sustainable resource for the bioeconomy (https://www.bonares.de/)


Methods for meta-analysis and evidence synthesis


PhD. Agriculture, University of Bonn, 2018

MSc. Biotechnology, National University of Colombia, 2013

Post-graduate Diploma - Environmental Engineering, National University of Colombia, 2011

Chemical Engineer, National University of Colombia, 2008


Betancur-Corredor, B., Wanjiku Kamau, J., Perez-Jimenez, J., Loaiza Usuga, J., Cardona-Gallo, S., Denich, M., Borgemeister, C..  2023.  Small-scale spatial variability of Technosol properties in a chronosequence of reclamation of dredged sediment landfills.  Land Degradation and Development. , : 1-16   . (Open Access)   Further Information
König, S., Weller, U., Betancur‐Corredor, B., Lang, B., Reitz, T., Wiesmeier, M., Wollschläger, U & Vogel, H. J..  2023.  BODIUM - a systemic approach to model the dynamics of soil functions.  European Journal of Soil Science, : doi: 10.1111/ejss.13411   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Lang, B., B. Betancur-Corredor, D. J. Russell.  2023.  Soil mineral nitrogen content is increased by soil mesofauna and nematodes – a meta-analysis.  Soil Organisms, Vol. 85 No. 2   : 117-128   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Lang, B., Betancur-Corredor, B., Russell, D..  2023.  Earthworms increase mineral soil nitrogen content–a meta-analysis.  Soil Organisms, 95(1)   : 1–16   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Vogel, H.-J., B. Betancur-Corredor , L. Franke, S. König , B. Lang, M. Lucas , E. Rabot , B. Stößel , U. Weller , M. Wiesmeier, U. Wollschläger.  2023.  The soil knowledge library (KLIB) - a structured literature database on soil process research.  Soil, 9   : 533–543   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Betancur-Corredor, B., Lang, B., & Russell, D. J..  2022.  Organic nitrogen fertilization benefits selected soil fauna in global agroecosystems.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, : 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00374-022-01677-2   . (Open Access)   Further Information
Betancur-Corredor, B., Lang, B., & Russell, D. J..  2022.  Reducing tillage intensity benefits the soil micro- and mesofauna in a global meta-analysis.  European Journal of Soil Science, : doi: 10.1111/ejss.13321   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Betancur B., J. C. Loaiza-Usuga, M. Denich and C. Borgemeister.  2020.  Changes of Technosol properties and vegetation structure along a chronosequence of dredged sediment deposition in areas with alluvial gold mining in Colombia.  Journal of Soils and Sediments, DOI: 10.1007/s11368-019-02551-9   . (Open Access)   Further Information


Betancur Corredor, B.  2018.  Agroforestry as a post-mining land-use approach for waste deposits in alluvial gold mining areas of Colombia.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Betancur-Corredor B., J.C. Loaiza-Usaga, M. Denich and C. Borgemeister.  2018.  Gold mining as a potential driver of development in Colombia: Challenges and opportunities.  Journal of Cleaner Production, 199   : 538-553   .


Betancur-Corredor B., J. Soltan and G.A. Peñuela.  2015.  Mineralization of Ibuprofen and Humic Acid through Catalytic Ozonation.  Ozone Science and Engineering, 3(38)   : 203-210   . Further Information
Betancur-Corredor, B., Pino N.J., Cardona S., Peñuela G.A.  2015.  Evaluation of biostimulation and Tween 80 addition for the bioremediation of long-term DDT-contaminated soil.  Journal of Environmental Sciences, 28   : 101-9   . (Open Access)  


Betancur Corredor, Bibiana; Pino, Nancy; Penuela, Gustavo A; Cardona Gallo, Santiago.  2013.  Bioremediation of a pesticide polluted soil: Case DDT.  Gestion y Ambiente, 16(3)   : 119-135   . (Open Access)  


Betancur, B. Jimenez, D.M. Linares, B...  2012.  Zeta potential (ζ) as a criterion for optimization of coagulant dosage in a drinking water treatment plant.  DYNA, 79(175)   : 166-172   . (Open Access)  

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Bibiana Betancur Corredor

Senior Researcher


Ecology and Natural Resources Management