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Photography as a tool for teaching support in geosciences. An example for soil sciences: the colour of the age

Jorge Mataix-Solera GEA – Grupo de Edafología Ambiental Departamento de Agroquímica y Medio Ambiente. Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche, Alicante, Spain http://www.jorgemataix.com Teaching in geoscience currently is easier than decades ago. Lots of tools can support the lectures in the classrooms, … Continue reading

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Terra rossa

Antonio Jordán University of Sevilla, Spain The term “terra rossa” comes from the Italian for “red soil” or “red earth”. Although terra rossa exists in other places in the world, these soils are common in areas with Mediterranean-type climates: alternation … Continue reading

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Where fire and ice meet

Paulo Pereira Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania Sampling soil bellow a thick ice layer 9 months (January 2012) after a grassland fire near Vilnius city, Lithuania. Spring grassland fires are an important ecological and cultural phenomena in Baltic countries. Fires are … Continue reading

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