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- Martinez, Cristina, et al. Show all 13 Authors
- The Science of the total environment 2014 v.468-469 pp. 376-383
- soil organic carbon; humans; monitoring; ecosystem services; sustainable development; uncertainty; soil quality; chemical analysis; soil horizons; soil structure; soil sampling; soil resources; pesticides; biogeochemical cycles
- ... Increasing human demands on soil-derived ecosystem services requires reliable data on global soil resources for sustainable development. The soil organic carbon (SOC) pool is a key indicator of soil quality as it affects essential biological, chemical and physical soil functions such as nutrient cycling, pesticide and water retention, and soil structure maintenance. However, information on the SOC ...