Ed Colosky

S405 Soils
439 Borlaug Hall
1991 Upper Buford Circle
St. Paul, MN 55108
+1 612 624 3306
B.A. in Environmental Studies with a minor in Chemistry from Saint John's University



Interests: Soil Science, writing, analyzing statistics and of course hanging out with friends and family


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/edward-colosky-a69b5578

GitHub: https://github.com/firebaker/adsorption-analysis


I am currently studying black carbon and soil interactions within agricultural setting. I am especially interested in how black carbon soil amendments affect the N-Cycle and whether or not agriculture in the Midwest benefits from black carbon’s soil application.


Graham, K., McIntee, E., Colosky, E., Jakubowski, H. A Size Exclusion Chromatography Laboratory with Unknowns for Introductory Students. Journal of Chemical Education. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.5b00396

Heilmann, S.M., Molde, J.S., Timler, J.G., Wood, B.M. Mikula, A.L., Vozhdayev, G.V., Colosky, E.C., Spokas, K.A., Valentas, K.J. (2014). Phosphorus Reclamation through Hydrothermal Carbonization of Animal Manures. Environmental Science & Technology. 48(17):10323-9. DOI: 10.1021/es501872k

Spokas, K.A., Novak, J.A., Masiello, C.A., Johnson, M.G., Colosky, E.C., Ippolito, J.A., Trigo, C. Physical Disintegration of Biochar: An Overlooked Process. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 1 (8), pp 326–332. DOI: 10.1021/ez500199t

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