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- Moretti, Pierpaolo, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Biology and fertility of soils 2011 v.47 no.1 pp. 31-40
- Mediterranean climate; carbon; carbon sequestration; carbon sinks; climate change; drought; forest soils; forests; humus; organic matter; summer; topsoil
- ... The aim of this work was to investigate the potential of forest humus forms as indicators of soil C storage. To this purpose, Mediterranean forest soils in Southern and Central Italy were examined. Sites differed for elevation, climate, parent material and vegetation conditions, while summer drought was the common ecological factor. A morpho-functional criterion, based on holorganic layers thickne ...