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Soil science

Soil science is the study of soil as a natural resource on the surface of the Earth including soil formation, classification and mapping; physical, chemical, biological, and fertility properties of soils; and these properties in relation to the use and management of soils.


There are 118 pages tagged with Soil science:

Diss Sandra Wolters

Towards synthesis for nitrogen fertilisation using a decision support system charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Sandra Wolters defends her thesis "Towards synthesis for nitrogen fertilisation using a

Webinar: Visit another research institution for training purposes or soil sampling and analysis

Webinar: Visit another research institution for training purposes or soil sampling and analysis amanda.oberg@slu.se The EJP SOIL programme offers the opportunity to visit another research

Benjamin Forsmark

benjamin.forsmark@slu.se My research is focused on how forests respond to environmental changes and management decisions. For temperate and boreal forests, these responses depend heavily on the

Worms contribute to the redistribution of microplastics in agricultural soils

Microplastics released from human activity are found in many different natural environments, including agricultural soils. Although they might be harmful to crops and soil organisms, how they are

Webinar: Nordic Living Labs and Lighthouses

Webinar: Nordic Living Labs and Lighthouses amanda.oberg@slu.se What are living labs and lighthouses in the EU mission ’A Soil Deal for Europe’? What potential living labs and lighthouses do we

Seedling performance is modulated by soil properties and soil microorganisms

How do soil properties and microorganisms in the soil influence seedling growth? David Castro, PhD student in Vaughan Hurry’s group at UPSC and SLU showed in his PhD thesis that understanding this

How agriculture can get fast and reliable information about concentrations of elements in arable land

In order to fertilize correctly and reduce the risk of undesirable concentrations of elements in food production, good methods are required for measuring and mapping elements in arable land. A new

Diss Karl Adler

Digital soil mapping and portable X-ray fluorescence prediction of cadmium, copper and zinc concentrations as decision support for crop production charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Karl Adler defends his

Farm vehicles heavy as dinosaurs jeopardize food security

Farm vehicles are becoming so heavy that they jeopardize future food security in Europe, America and Australia. Larger and more flexible tires have limited the damage on the surface, but below the

Karl Adler nails his doctoral thesis

Karl Adler nails his doctoral thesis amanda.oberg@slu.se Welcome to the nailing of Karl Adler’s thesis ”Digital soil mapping and portable X-ray fluorescence prediction of cadmium, copper and zinc

Webinar: results from the project SIREN

amanda.oberg@slu.se Welcome to a webinar where results from the research project SIREN will be presented. SIREN has inventoried indicator systems for assessing soil quality and ecosystem services.

Docent Lecture Karin Eklöf

Docent Lecture by Karin Eklöf vattenmiljo-webb@slu.se Karin Eklöf will talk about mercury in water and soils (in Swedish) Karin Eklöf will give her docent lecture in the subject Environmental

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