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Fluxes and forcing in the Critical Zone “F2ZC” Team

Team publications Team members Google traduction du contenu Français The skills gathered in this team relate to the analysis of spatial and temporal variability, as well as the physical properties of tropical soils, by approaches of soil science, geophysics and remote sensing: evaluation on long-term observatories of the impacts of land uses, particularly agricultural, on […]

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Ecological Functioning of Temperate and tropical Soils “FEST” Team

Team publications Team members The main objective of the FEST team is to better understand the interactions between biological actors and the abiotic properties of soils, and the impact of these interactions on the resulting ecosystem services. In particular, we study the influence of soil engineers (especially earthworms, termites and microbial activity) and their “productions” […]

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Soils in the Critical Zone Department “Sols_ZC”

Teams of department Publications of department Members of department The “Soils in the Critical Zone (Soils_CZ)” Department investigates the mechanisms that control ecosystem functioning and water – matter exchanges in the Critical zone, at soil to catchment scales. The skills of the Department cover various fields of study including soil and water sciences (pedology, agronomy, surface […]

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Making better use of the third dimension of agricultural land to sustainably intensify agricultural production

In this prospective article, an international consortium coordinated by researchers from the University of Copenhagen examines the prospects for using the “third dimension” of agricultural land, i.e. the possibility, without resorting to new land, of increasing the volume of soil exploited by the root system of crops, thereby increasing the resource base available for agricultural production while minimizing the undesirable externalities frequently associated with current agroecosystems.

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