Category Archives: Under research

Relict slope deposits of Serra da Estrela (Portugal)

Alexandre Trindade Nieuwendam PhD Candidate and Research Assistant Research Group on Antarctic Environments and Climate Change – AntECC Centro de Estudos Geográficos / IGOT, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal My work focuses on the study of relict slope deposits that are … Continue reading

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The impact of citrus production. An approach from the soil system

Artemi Cerdà artemio.cerda@uv.es http://www.uv.es/~acerda Soil Erosion and Degradation Research Group (SEDER). Departament de Geografia. Universitat de València. Blasco Ibàñez, 28, 46010, Valencia, Spain Soil conservation and orchard production Soil conservation is the key to maintaining the food production, soil sustainability, and … Continue reading

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Ash and soil water repellency effects on soil hydrology in fire-affected Mediterranean ecosystems

Merche B. Bodí merche.bodi@uv.es SEDER-Soil Erosion and Degradation Research Group, Departament de Geografia. Universitat de València. Valencia, Spain GEA-Grupo de Edafología Ambiental, Departamento de Agroquímica y Medio Ambiente, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Spain After a wildfire, changes in the vegetation, … Continue reading

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Fire and ants

Paulo Pereira pereiraub@gmail.com Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania Ants are amazing creatures, not only for the recognized work capacity, but also due their great resilience to disturbance. They are considered ecosystem engineers and have an important impact on soil physical … 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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Impact of erosive processes in mountain areas (Southeastern Spain)

María Burguet Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (IAS-CSIC), Spain The sediment accumulation in the Rules reservoir represents a threat to its useful time. The Granadino (Guadalfeo river) dam was built in 2002, upstream from the reservoir to retain fluvial sediments, as … Continue reading

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Are wildfires our enemy?

Antonio Jordán University of Sevilla, Spain The Second Workshop on Forest Fires at the University of Seville was held last June 29, sponsored by the Spanish Network on the Effects of Wildfires on Soils (FUEGORED). Although the workshop is aimed … Continue reading

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