#11723 Overall Influence

Friedrich Albert Fallou

German jurist and lawyer


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Friedrich Albert Fallou was the German founder of modern soil science. While working as a lawyer and tax assessor, Fallou established himself as an independent scientist, a recognized authority in the natural history of farm and forest soil. In 1862 he advanced the idea that soil was separate in nature from geology. Intent on establishing the study of soils as an independent science, Fallou introduced the term pedology .

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Leipzig University

University in Leipzig, Germany

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#20254 World Rank