Walkiewicz Anna

Walkiewicz Anna

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dr inż. Walkiewicz Anna
Room: 220
E-mail: a.walkiewicz@ipan.lublin.pl
Phone: (81) 744 50 61 w. 205

Department and laboratory

Department: Department of Natural Environment Biogeochemistry

Research interests:

  • gas exchange in soil, mostly focused on emission and absorption of greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O)
  • biological activity of soil


  • 2000 – Master of science engineer (MSc Eng.), Environmental Protection
    Technical University in Lublin, Poland
    Title: Activity of soil urease on soil irrigated by sewage and in model experiment – comparative study.
  • 2002 – Master of science engineer (MSc Eng.), Management and Marketing
  • Technical University in Lublin, Poland
  • 2016 – PhD in Agricultural Sciences (Agronomy-Agrophysics) Institute of Agrophysics PAS, Lublin, Poland
    Title:  Effect of ammonium and nitrate ions on soil methanotrophic activity under different oxygenation levels.

Selected research projects:

  • 2012-2015, National Centre for Research and Development, FACCE Knowledge Hub Modelling European Agriculture with Climate Change for Food Security (P162) – Contractor
  • 2014-2016, National Science Center, Preludium 6, Effect of addition of nitrate ions on the ability of mineral soil to oxidize methane in different oxygenation status – Project Manager
  •  2015-2017, Cooperation between Polish and Chinese Academy of Sciences – Center for Agricultural Resources Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology;  The effect of soil porosity on gas emission from soil measured using intact soil taken from cultivated and no-tilled fields Contractor
  • 2017-2019, National Centre for Research and Development, Biostrateg II: Elaboration of an innovative method for monitoring the state of agrocenosis with the use of a remote-sensing gyro system in terms of precision farming Contractor
  • 01.01.2018 – 31.12.2020; Managing and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Different Landscape Mosaics.  www.ucd.ie/ghg-manage/ (Project partner) – Manager
    Project financed by Polish National Centre for Research and Development – ERA-NET CO-FUND ERA-GAS programme.


  1. 2021, Variations in Soil Properties and CO2 Emissions of a Temperate Forest Gully Soil along a Topographical Gradient, Forests, 12(2), 226; DOI: 10.3390/f12020226
  2. 2021, Variability in soil CO2 fluxes across a range of forest types and edaphic conditions, EGU General Assembly, 19-30.04.2021, EGU21-2530; DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu21-2530
  3. 2020, Soil properties and not high CO2 affect CH4 production and uptake in periodically waterlogged arable soils, Journal of Soils and Sediments, 20: 1231–1240, DOI: 0.1007/s11368-019-02525-x
  4. 2020, Methanogenesis and aerobic methanotrophy in arable soils contaminated with cadmium, Catena, 189(104480), DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2020.104480
  5. 2020, Biochar promotes the reduction of N2O to N2 and concurrently suppresses the production of N2O in calcareous soil, Geoderma, 362(114091), str. 1-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.114091
  6. 2020, Effect of lead and chloride ions on methane production in arable soils, International Agrophysics, 34: 185-193
  7. 2020, Evaluation of Nanocomposite Made of Polylactic Acid and Nanocellulose from Carrot Pomace Modified with Silver Nanoparticles, Polymers, 12(4), 812; DOI: 10.3390/polym12040812
  8. 2020, Biochar addition reinforces microbial interspecies cooperation in methanation of sugar beet waste (pulp), Science of The Total Environment, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138921
  9. 2020, Usage of biochar for mitigation of CO2 emission and enhancement of CH4 consumption in forest and orchard Haplic Luvisol (Siltic) soils, Applied Soil Ecology, 156: 103711; DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2020.103711
  10. 2020, The effects of humic substances on DNA isolation from soils, PeerJ - the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences, DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9378
  11. 2020, Early Response of Soil Microbial Biomass and Activity to Biofertilizer Application in Degraded Brunic Arenosol and Abruptic Luvisol of Contrasting Textures, Agronomy , 10(9), 1347; DOI: 10.3390/agronomy10091347
  12. 2020, New biochars from raspberry and potato stems absorb more methane than wood offcuts and sunflower husk biochars, International Agrophysics, 34(3): 355–364; DOI: 10.31545/intagr/126762
  13. 2020, Methane uptake by various forest soils with and without litter, Konferencja EGU General Assembly 2020: 4-8.05.2020, Wiedeń, Austria, EGU2020-4900
  14. 2020, How does biochar affect soil respiration?, Konferencja EGU General Assembly 2020: 4-8.05.2020, Wiedeń, Austria, EGU2020-13343
  15. 2020, The effect of boichar on the emission of N2O from a calcareous soil, Konferencja EGU General Assembly 2020: 4-8.05.2020, Wiedeń, Austria, EGU2020-6628
  16. 2020, Short-term response of methane oxidation to biofertilizer treatments in sandy and clay soil, Konferencja EGU General Assembly 2020: 4-8.05.2020, Wiedeń, Austria, EGU2020-13514
  17. 2020, Określenie wpływu dodatku biowęgla na respirację gleby płowej z zastosowaniem chromatografii gazowej, VIII Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum: „Nauka i przemysł –lubelskie spotkania studenckie”, Lublin 22.06.2020, str. 150-152
  18. 2020, The effect of selected biochar doses on gas exchange in mineral soil, 19th International Workshop for Young Scientists BioPhys Spring 2020, May 19-21, 2020, Prague, Czech Republic, str. 19
  19. 2020, Methane fluxes from forest soils under trees of different ages and species, 3th International Scientific Virtual Conference AGROCOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY 2020-12-02 : 2020-12-03, str.16
  20. 2020, Seasonal variability of CH4 uptake by various forest soils – the effect of temperature and precipitation, 1st International Symposium on Climate-Resilient Agri-Environmental Systems (ISCRAES 2020), Irland, Dublin, 04-06.11.2020 r., str. 39
  21. 2020, Biochar addition reinforces microbial interspecies cooperation in methanation of sugar beet waste (pulp), Global Virtual Summit on Biotechnology and Bioengineering, str. 19
  22. 2019, Effect of encapsulated and free-living cells of Chlorella vulgaris L. on nitrogen retention in soils, International Agrophysics, 33(1), str. 127-136, DOI: 10.31545/intagr/104415
  23. 2019, Interactive effects of nitrate and oxygen on methane oxidation in three different soils, Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 133, str. 116-118, DOI: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2019.03.001
  24. 2019, Natural heterogeneity of industrially degraded soil, EGU General Assembly 2019, Wiedeń, Austria 7-12.04.2019 r, Vol. 21, EGU2019-18028
  25. 2019, Assessing methane consumption in forest soils for greenhouse gas mitigation and offsetting, EGU General Assembly 2019, Wiedeń, Austria 7-12.04.2019 r, Vol. 21, EGU2019-18506
  26. 2019, The effect of biochar addition to the soil (Haplic Luvisol) on Water Holding Capacity, 4 Th International Symposium of Soil Physics, BOOK OF ABSTRACTS, Lublin 13-14.02.2019, str. 40
  27. 2019, Factors regulating methane cycle in agricultural soil, 18th International Workshop for Young Scientists, BioPhys Spring 2019, May 22-24.05.2019 Gödöllő, Hungary, str. 43
  28. 2019, Badania emisji/pochłaniania gazów cieplarnianych przez gleby leśne z wykorzystaniem chromatografii gazowej, IV Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa "Metody chromatograficzne w nauce, przemysle i medycynie" Lublin, 7 czerwca 2019 r., str. 21
  29. 2019, Biocatalytic conversion of methane – selected aspects, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 26, str. 28-32; DOI: 10.1016/j.coche.2019.07.006
  30. 2019, Wpływ dodatku biowęgla na utlenianie metanu w glebie ugorowanej, II Konferencja Doktorantów "Cztery Żywioły - Współczesne Problemy w Naukach o Życiu", Lublin 24.10.2019 r., str. 9
  31. 2019, Porównanie potencjalnej metanotrofii gleb w uprawie tradycyjnej i bezpłużnej, Współczesne kierunki badań w zakresie geografii gleb, paleopedologii i materii organicznej w środowisku", Toruń, 3-4 marzec 2019. (poster),
  32. 2019, Monitorowanie stanu upraw z wykorzystaniem teledetekcyjnego systemu wiatrakowca, XXVI Konferencja Naukowa "Postęp Naukowo-Techniczny i Organizacyjny w Rolnictwie", Zakopane 4-8.02.2019 r.,
  33. 2018, Electromagnetic field pretreatment of Sinapis alba seeds improved cadmium phytoextraction, International Journal of Phytoremediation, 20(4): 361-365
  34. 2018, Chromatografia gazowa w badaniach wymiany gazów między glebą a atmosferą w aspekcie globalnego ocieplenia, III Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa "Metody chromatograficzne w nauce, przemyśle i medycynie", Lublin, 8.06.2018 r., str. 11
  35. 2018, GHG-MANAGE: Managing and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Different Landscape Mosaics, EGU General Assembly, Wiedeń, Austria 8-13.04.2018 r., Vol. 20, EGU2018-8125
  36. 2018, Gases Exchange (CO2, O2, CH4) in Cultivated Soil with Biochar, 17th International Workshop for Young Scientists „BioPhys Spring 2018”, Nitra, Slovakia 15-18.05.2018 r., str. 39-40
  37. 2018, Combined Effect of Lead and Varied Moisture On Methane Oxidation In Soil, 17th International Workshop for Young Scientists „BioPhys Spring 2018”, Nitra, Slovakia 15-18.05.2018 r., str. 67
  38. 2018, Methanotrophs are favored under hypoxia in ammonium-fertilized soils, Biology and Fertility of Soils, 54(7): 861–870
  39. 2018, Changes of soil respiration in natural ecosystems after biochar application, 12th International Conference on Agrophysics: Soil, Plant & Climate, Lublin 17-19.09.2018 r., str. 100
  40. 2018, Methane oxidation and production in cadmium contaminated soils, 12th International Conference on Agrophysics: Soil, Plant & Climate, Lublin 17-19.09.2018 r., str. 132
  41. 2018, GHG-MANAGE: Managing and Reporting of Greenhouse gas emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Various Landscape Mosaics, International Conference on Agricultural GHG Emissions and Food Security - Connecting Research to Policy and Practice, Germany, Berlin, 10-13.09.2018 r., str. 129
  42. 2018, Biowęgiel jako dodatek poprawiający właściwości gleb uprawnych, Konferencja Doktorantów pt. „Cztery Żywioły – współczesne problemy w naukach o życiu”, Warszawa 25.10.2018 r., str. 12
  43. 2018, Emituje czy pochłania?- zarządzanie metanem przez gleby uprawne, Konferencja Doktorantów pt. „Cztery Żywioły – współczesne problemy w naukach o życiu”, Warszawa 25.10.2018 r., str. 13
  44. 2018, Problemy techniczne związane z montażem oprzyrządowania pomiarowego na wiatrakowcu., Low Altitude Remote Sensing Seminar (LARSS), Lublin, 10-11.05.2018,
  45. 2017, Bioróżnorodność Procaryota w glebie pod uprawą roślin w monokulturze i przy różnym zmianowaniu, II Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum Mikrobiologiczne „Metagenomy różnych środowisk”, Lublin, 29-30.06.2017, str. 82
  46. 2017, Methane oxidation in lead-contaminated mineral soils under different moisture levels, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24(32): 25346–25354
  47. 2017, Metanotrofia w glebach zanieczyszczonych ołowiem, X Sympozjum Doktorantów "Współczesne Problemy w Naukach o Życiu", Lublin, 26.10.2017, str. 29
  48. 2017, Utlenianie oraz produkcja metanu przez gleby zanieczyszczone metalami ciężkimi w warunkach różnej wilgotności, III Kuźnia Młodych Talentów, Jabłonna 27-30.09.2017, str. 49
  49. 2017, Bakterie metanotroficzne – wybrane korzyści w biotechnologii środowiskowej, I Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa „Biotechnologia - Energia Jutra”, Lublin 19-20.10.2017, str. 57
  50. 2017, GHG mapping over cultivated fields in ground and aerial measurements – project assumption, Conference "Degradation and Revitalization of Soil and Landscape" (Soil Science Days 2017), Olomouc, Czech Republic 10-13.09.2017, str. 82
  51. 2016, Methanotrophic bacteria as element of soil biodiversity – study on arable soil, International Conference on Farmlands at Crossroads, Puławy 27-28.09.2016 r., 2016, P45, 85-85
  52. 2016, Polisacharydy i glukany pochodzenia naturalnego jako sorbent metali ciężkich, III Forum Młodych Przyrodników "Rolnictwo – Żywność – Zdrowie", Lublin, 21.05.2016r., 141-141
  53. 2016, Gleby leśne jako wielki pochłaniacz metanu, VIII Interdyscyplinarna Konferencja Naukowa TYGIEL 2016 "Interdyscyplinarność kluczem do rozwoju", Lublin, 12-13.03.2016 r. , str. 255
  54. 2016, Methane oxidation in heavy metal contaminated Mollic Gleysol under oxic and hypoxic conditions, Environmental Pollution, 213: 403-411
  55. 2016, Modification of the chromatographic method to measure soil catalase activity, BOTHALIA, 46(2)
  56. 2015, Effect of post-fermentation sludge on carbon sequestration in soil., 2015, 48-48
  57. 2015, Przemiany jonów amonowych i azotanowych w glebie przy pełnym i ograniczonym natlenieniu., 2015, 33-33
  58. 2015, Reakcja bakterii metanotroficznych na warunki tlenowe – wiedza nie wyjaśniona / Response of methane oxidizing bacteria to oxygen status – unexplained knowledge., 2015, j.pol. 214-214-j.ang. 420-420
  59. 2015, Pochłanianie metanu przez gleby – wpływ sposobu użytkowania terenu / Consumption of methane by soils: effect of land use., 2015, j.pol. 213-213-j.ang. 419-419
  60. 2015, What is a stronger determinant of soil respiration: soil temperature or moisture?, 2015, 19-19
  61. 2015, Wpływ wyjściowego stężenia tlenu na aktywność metanotroficzną wybranych gleb mineralnych., 2015, 299-300
  62. 2014, Plant growth regulators-assisted phytoextraction., Biologia Plantarum, 2014, 58(1): 1-8
  63. 2014, Metan w przyrodzie – odkryta karta Czy gaz-zagadka?, 2014, 41-41
  64. 2014, Effect of nitrogen fertilizers on methane oxidation in arable soils., 2014, S4P32,-121
  65. 2014, Effect of heavy metals on soil methanotrophic activity., 2014, 123-125
  66. 2014, Wykorzystanie roślin trawiastych jako substratu do produkcji biogazu., 2014, 90-91
  67. 2014, Udział oksydazy NADPH w reakcji grochu zwyczajnego na stres ołowiowy., 2014, 84-85
  68. 2014, Inhibicja aktywności metanotroficznej gleby sadowniczej przez nawozy azotowe, 2014, 58-59
  69. 2014, Aktywność metanotroficzna zerodowanej gleby leśnej., 2014, 47-47
  70. 2014, Methanogenic potential of archived soils, Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2014, 9(2): 79-90
  71. 2013, Physiological properties and application of sodium alginate microcapsules, 2013
  72. 2013, Chemiczny świat – pełen dźwięków, światła i barw, 2013
  73. 2013, Influence of various foliar fertilization on growth and development of bears garlic Allium ursinum L., 2013
  74. 2013, How exogenous plant growth regulators can improve the process of phytoextraction, 2013
  75. 2013, Effect of green microalgae Chlorella vulgaris on fertilized soil respiration, 2013, 309-310
  76. 2013, A comparison of two strategies of heavy metals contaminated soil treatmnt: chelate- and plant growth regulators- assisted phytoextraction, 2013, 112-113
  77. 2013, The role of beneficial elements in plants, 2013, 110-111
  79. 2013, Methane oxidation in mineral soils – kinetic parameters, 2013, 122-122
  80. 2013, Methane oxidation in forest and fertilized soils, 2013, 58-59
  81. 2012, Kinetics of methane oxidation in selected mineral soils, International Agrophysics, 2012, 26(4): 401-406
  82. 2012, Metoda określania liczebności cząstek z wykorzystaniem wzorca wewnętrznego przy zastosowaniu dyfrakcji laserowej., 2012, 77-77
  83. 2012, Analiza mieszanin gazowych związków chemicznych za pomocą chromatografii gazowej, 2012, 37-37
  84. 2012, Bliskie spotkania z chromatografią – wyczaruj swoją tęczę, 2012