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- Diel, Julius; Vogel, Hans-Jörg; Schlüter, Steffen
- Geoderma 2019 v.345 pp. 63-71
- bioturbation; bulk density; carbon; clay; clay fraction; drying; micro-computed tomography; mineralization; mineralogy; soil organic matter; soil pore system; tillage; wet-dry cycles
- ... Soil structure is not static but undergoes continuous changes due to a wide range of biotic and abiotic drivers such as bioturbation and the mechanical disturbance by tillage. This continuous alteration of soil structure beyond the pure swelling and shrinking of some stable structure is what we refer to as soil structure dynamics. It has important consequences for carbon turnover in soil as it con ...