Assoc. Prof. Aleksandra Bensa, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Aleksandra Bensa, PhD

Associate Professor
Division for Agroecology
Department of Soil Science
Office location: 6th Hall 1st floor room 122
Phone: +385 1 239 3802
Email: abensa ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: monday from 9 to 11

Academic qualifications

  • 2002 - 2006: Ph.D.
    Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb
    "Nitrogen in system hydroameliorated soil-water according to different fertilization of arable crops"
  • 1997 - 2001: M.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb
    "Influence of drainage and fertilization upon nitrogen distribution in the soil-water-plant system"
  • 1991 - 1996: B.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb
    "Yield components of new "00" cultivars of oil rape"

Employment and work experience

  • 1997 - : Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb
    1997-2008 Young researcher
    2008-2013 Assistant Professor
    2013- now Associatte Professor

Teaching

Research interests

  • Soil chemistry
  • Soil and water protection

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Međuusporedba metoda mjerenja denudacije krša Croatian science foundation 2018/10/01 - 2022/09/30 coordinator
Utjecaj poljoprivrede na onečišćenje tla i voda MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Zaštita voda na hidromelioriranim poljoprivrednim površinama od onečišćenja provođenjem mjera predloženih direktivama EU u primjeni gnojiva i pesticida Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Kakvoća vode na melioriranim poljoprivrednim površinama i zaštita voda od onečišćenja provođenjem mjera predloženih direktivama EU u primjeni gnojiva i pesticida Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • Miloš, B., Bensa, A. (2017) Prediction of soil organic carbon using VIS-NIR spectroscopy: Application to Red Mediterranean soils from Croatia. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 6, 4; 365-373. doi:10.18393/ejss.319208
  • Miloš, B., Bensa, A. (2017) Fractal approach in characterization of spatial pattern of soil properties. Eurasian Journal of Soil Science, 6, 1; 20-27. doi:10.18393/ejss.284260
  • Bensa, A, Miloš B., Sever Štrukil, Z. (2015) Humus quality in hydromorphic soils of the island of Rab. Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, 80, 1; 47-51
  • Rubinić, V., Pejić, M., Vukoje, I., Bensa, A. (2015) Influence of Geomorphology and Land Use on Soil Formation – Case Study Maksimir (Zagreb, Croatia). Agriculturae conspectus scintificus, 80, 1; 1-8.
  • Vidaček, Ž., Bogunović, M., Husnjak, S., Sraka, M. Bensa, A. (2008) Hydropedological Map of the Republic of Croatia. Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, 73, 2; 67-74.
  • Bensa, A., Vidaček, Ž., Čoga, L., Sraka, M., Vrhovec, D. (2007) Influences of pipe drainage and fertilization on nitrate leaching. Cereal Research Communications, 35, 2; 237-240. doi:10.1556/CRC.35.2007.2.18

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/263583?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=tY_agEoAAAAJ&hl=hr

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