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- Shepherd, Keith D., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Agricultural systems 2015 v.132 pp. 93-106
- cost effectiveness; data collection; ecosystem services; land degradation; land management; meta-analysis; monitoring; public health; public policy; risk factors; screening; statistical analysis
- ... Degradation of land health – the capacity of land, relative to its potential, to sustain delivery of ecosystem services – is recognized as a major global problem in general terms, but remains poorly quantified, resulting in a lack of specific evidence to focus action. Land health surveillance and response is designed to overcome limitations of current assessment approaches. It is modelled on scien ...
- Shepherd, Keith D., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Geoderma regional 2015 v.5 pp. 157-168
- X-radiation; algorithms; aluminum; calcium; chromium; climatic zones; copper; databases; elemental composition; environmental management; fluorescence; functional properties; iron; lead; manganese; nickel; phosphorus; potassium; soil; strontium; titanium; vanadium; variance; zinc; Sub-Saharan Africa
- ... A thorough understanding of the variation in total soil element concentrations is important especially in the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) soil contexts for agricultural and environmental management at large scale. Fingerprinting of soil elemental composition may form a useful basis for evaluating soils in a way that relates to soil-forming factors and inherent soil functional properties. The objectiv ...