Soils at Imaggeo: ‘Lithic Rhodoxeralf’, by Jorge Mataix-Solera


This soil profile is a Lithic Rhodoxeralf (Soil taxonomy), Chromic Luvisol (World Reference Base for Soil Resources), commonly called Terra rossa. The picture was shot in Located in Alicante (SE Spain).

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Lithic Rhodoxeralf, by Jorge Mataix-Solera.

Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union.

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About Antonio

I am a Biologist (BS in 1996) and PhD in Soil Science (2000), and work teaching and researching at the University of Sevilla (Spain). My on-going work includes the study of soil degradation processes in Mediterranean areas, soil erosion and the impact of wildfires on soils.
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