Author Archives: Jess Drake

Adrianna Marchand: traveller, social ecologist, systems thinker, hole digger, soil maven

Why soils?  Well, this is a constant invigorated by my passion and wonder for a dynamic, complex habitat that is as resilient as it is fragile, especially in human hands. How I came to be a soil scientist shares a … Continue reading

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From tailings to soil?

Talitha Santini                                                                             … Continue reading

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Can field wetlands trap eroding agricultural soil?

Dr Clare Deasy Senior Research Associate Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University Field wetlands are small constructed wetlands designed to trap eroded soil and associated pollutants from diffuse sources including field surface runoff and runoff from drains and ditches. Data from … Continue reading

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Archaeology and soil science: Green Hills, Australia

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Colby Moorberg: wading through wetland soil

Colby Moorberg                                                                             … Continue reading

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Messy Soil: Spolic Anthroposols

Jess Drake PhD Candidate, The Australian National University One soil that I don’t think we talk about enough are Anthroposols: human modified soils. They are all around us; in our backyards, our cities, on highways, and on mine sites. The properties … Continue reading

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What grows in wetland soil after drought?

Dr Lyndsey Vivian                                                                            … Continue reading

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John Freeland: protecting our soil and natural resources

John Freeland                                                                             … Continue reading

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