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1. Estimation of soil depth in the Liukuei Experimental Forest by using conceptual model.

The spatial distribution of soil depth is the key information of watershed planning and design, and also one of the factors that determine the classification of slope utilization. The depth of soil on hillside requires on-site survey, which is labor-intensive. In addition, there are real challenges ...

Author(s) : Wu ShaoWei; Lin ChaoYuan; Sun MingYuan; Lu ShiangYue

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2022 Vol.209 No.Part 2 ref.38

2. Clay content mapping and uncertainty estimation using weighted model averaging.

Accurate prediction of clay is the basis for soil quality assessment and decision making in land use because it governs soil moisture and fertility dynamics. However, using laboratory methods to determine clay across a large district and at multiple depths is tedious and expensive. An alternative...

Author(s) : Zhao DongXue; Wang Jie; Zhao XueYu; Triantafilis, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2022 Vol.209 No.Part 2 ref.72

3. A synthetic health risk assessment based on geochemical equilibrium simulation and grid spatial interpolation for zinc (II) species.

Soil heavy metal pollution has become a global issue involving environmental safety and human health risks. This paper quantified the sources of heavy metals by positive matrix factorization (PMF) model and explored the spatial distribution of heavy metals by means of grid scales, with an...

Author(s) : Miao FangFang; Zhang YiMei; Li Yu; Lin QianGuo

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.304 ref.116

4. An issue of post classification comparison for land cover land use change detection.

Author(s) : Tsutsumida, N.

Publisher : Association of Rural Planning, Tokyo, Japan

Journal article : Journal of Rural Planning 2021 Vol.39 No.3 pp.286-289 ref.15

5. Contrasting altitudinal patterns and co-occurrence networks of soil bacterial and fungal communities along soil depths in the cold-temperate montane forests of China.

Soil bacterial and fungal communities with different key ecological functions play important roles in boreal forest ecosystems. Although several studies have reported on the altitudinal distribution patterns of microbes, our understanding of the characteristics of the microbial community and the...

Author(s) : Ji Li; Shen FangYuan; Liu Yue; Yang YuChun; Wang Jun; Purahong, W.; Yang LiXue

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2022 Vol.209 No.Part 2 ref.79

6. Clay minerals control rare earth elements (REE) fractionation in brazilian mangrove soils.

Mangroves are intertidal tropical ecosystems influenced by marine and terrigenous input. They are important sinks of trace elements, like Rare Earth Elements (REE), which are recognized as excellent indicators of geochemical processes in estuaries. REE data of bulk soil samples from eight mangroves ...

Author(s) : Andrade, G. R. P.; Cuadros, J.; Barbosa, J. M. P.; Vidal-Torrado, P.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2022 Vol.209 No.Part 2 ref.92

7. Soil chemical properties in glacial moraines across a chronosequence influenced by avifauna and volcanic materials: Breiðamerkurjökull, Iceland.

Seabird's role in the soil landscape evolution can be dramatic, specifically where they establish colonies. Loose colonies allow for point-centered input from avifauna at Breiðamerkurjökull glacier outwash plane in SE-Iceland. The birds utilize the open area within the deglaciated fore-land for...

Author(s) : Turner-Meservy, C.; Vilmundardóttir, O. K.; Lal, R.; Gísladóttir, G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2022 Vol.209 No.Part 2 ref.75

8. Tracing and quantifying the sources of heavy metals in the upper and middle reaches of the pearl river basin: new insights from Sr-Nd-Pb multi-isotopic systems.

A method based on Sr, Nd and Pb multi-isotopic systems indicates that the different rock types (carbonate rock, basalt and black rock series) and sulfide deposits exposed in the Pearl River Basin show markedly different Sr, Nd and Pb isotopic characteristics. By establishing the mass balance...

Author(s) : Wu WeiHua; Qu ShuYi; Nel, W.; Ji JunFeng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.288 No.Part 3

9. Sediment transport mechanisms and selective removal of soil particles under unsteady-state conditions in a sheet erosion system.

Selective removal of particles and nutrients by water erosion is a key factor in soil erosion studies. Most agricultural soils are located on gentle slopes where fertility is high; however, until now, the main attention on sediment transport mechanisms was paid to high-slope gradients, where soil...

Author(s) : Sirjani, E.; Mahmoodabadi, M.; Cerdà, A.

Publisher : International Research and Training Centre on Erosion and Sedimentation, Beijing, China

Journal article : International Journal of Sediment Research 2022 Vol.37 No.2 pp.151-161

10. Cover crop mixtures: a powerful strategy to reduce post-harvest surplus of soil nitrate and leaching.

Cover cropping is a practice with potential to reduce post-harvest surplus of soil nitrate (NO3-), a mobile form of nitrogen naturally susceptible to losses. Increased soil NO3- leaching occurs when high soil NO3- coincides with high drainage events - a common occurrence during the non-growing...

Author(s) : Lapierre, J.; Machado, P. V. F.; Debruyn, Z.; Brown, S. E.; Jordan, S.; Berg, A.; Biswas, A.; Henry, H. A. L.; Wagner-Riddle, C.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.325 ref.85

11. Season-specific management strategies for rainfed soybean in the South American Pampas based on a seasonal precipitation forecast.

Context: Global climate change is resulting in more frequent and more damaging extreme events affecting the performance of production systems. It is imperative to develop good season-specific crop management recommendations to help farmers to improve their adaptive capacity to a changing climate...

Author(s) : Rizzo, G.; Mazzilli, S. R.; Ernst, O.; Baethgen, W. E.; Berger, A. G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.196 ref.63

12. Multilevel environmental assessment of regional farming activities with life cycle assessment: tackling data scarcity and farm diversity with life cycle inventories based on agrarian system diagnosis.

Context: Policymakers still lack methods to assess the environmental impacts of agriculture at regional scales. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is renowned in assessing the environmental footprint of economic activities; however, it has to be adapted to be of use for this purpose.Objective: Our...

Author(s) : Pradeleix, L.; Roux, P.; Bouarfa, S.; Bellon-Maurel, V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Systems 2022 Vol.196 ref.101

13. Paddy soils have a much higher microbial biomass content than upland soils: a review of the origin, mechanisms, and drivers.

Many studies have shown that the microbial biomass content in paddy soils is much higher than that in upland soils, but a comprehensive review of the underlying mechanisms and processes is lacking. We conducted a meta-analysis of published literature on the microbial biomass content in continuous...

Author(s) : Wei Liang; Ge Tida; Zhu ZhenKe; Ye RongZhong; Peñuelas, J.; Li YuHong; Lynn, T. M.; Jones, D. L.; Wu JinShui; Kuzyakov, Y.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.326 ref.115

14. The influence of depth on the water retention properties of vineyard soils.

The relationships between the factors that influence the water retention properties of soils (bulk density, sand, silt, clay, organic matter and CaCO3 contents), and their gravimetric moisture at field capacity (FC), permanent wilting point (PWP), and their available water capacity (AWC), were...

Author(s) : Pérez-De-Los-Reyes, C.; Sánchez-Ormeño, M.; Bravo Martín-Consuegra, S.; García-Pradas, J.; Pérez-De-Los-Reyes, M. L.; Ramírez, A.; Ortíz-Villajos, J. Á. A.; García Navarro, F. J.; Jiménez-Ballesta, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2022 Vol.261 ref.34

15. Invasion of alien slugs in disturbed habitats: role of behavioural phenotype, plasticity and interspecific competition.

Habitat disturbance can promote the invasion success of alien species, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear, especially in animal species. Alien species may have trait values that facilitate invasion (ideal weed hypothesis) or greater phenotypic plasticity than native species (plasticity...

Author(s) : Mazaleyrat, A.; Lorenzetti, F.; Dupuch, A.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Animal Behaviour 2022 Vol.183 pp.29-40 ref.73

16. Key predictors of soil organic matter vulnerability to mineralization differ with depth at a continental scale.

Soil organic matter (SOM) is the largest terrestrial pool of organic carbon, and potential carbon-climate feedbacks involving SOM decomposition could exacerbate anthropogenic climate change. However, our understanding of the controls on SOM mineralization is still incomplete, and as such, our...

Author(s) : Weiglein, T. L.; Strahm, B. D.; Bowman, M. M.; Gallo, A. C.; Hatten, J. A.; Heckman, K. A.; Matosziuk, L. M.; Nave, L. E.; Possinger, A. R.; Sanclements, M. D.; Swanston, C. W.

Publisher : Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland

Journal article : Biogeochemistry 2022 Vol.157 No.1 pp.87-107 ref.104

17. Contribution of Tamarix aphylla to soil organic matter evolution in a natural semi-desert area in Tunisia.

A soil, classified as Arenosol (Eutri-Aridic Arenosol (Calcaric)), located in Neffatia (Tunisia) and populated by the shrub tamarisk (Tamarix aphylla), was studied to assess how the litter deriving from tamarisk can affect its characteristics. Several parameters were considered: particle size...

Author(s) : Tambone, F.; Trombino, L.; Masseroli, A.; Zilio, M.; Pepè Sciarria, T.; Daffonchio, D.; Borin, S.; Marasco, R.; Cherif, A.; Adani, F.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Arid Environments 2022 Vol.196 ref.43

18. Afforestation-induced large macroaggregate formation promotes soil organic carbon accumulation in degraded karst area.

Cropland afforestation-induced soil organic carbon (SOC) accumulation is one of the major strategy for mitigating atmospheric CO2 and climate change, which plays an important role in the terrestrial ecosystem carbon cycle and sustainable land use management strategies. However, soil aggregate...

Author(s) : Lan JiaCheng; Long QiXia; Huang MingZhi; Jiang YongXiang; Hu Ning

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.505 ref.73

19. Investigation of critical geotechnical, petrological and mineralogical parameters for landslides in deeply weathered dunite rock (Medellín, Colombia).

The current study site of the project Inform@Risk is located at a landslide prone area at the eastern slopes of the city of Medellín, Colombia, which are composed of the deeply weathered Medellín Dunite, an ultramafic Triassic rock. The dunite rock mass can be characterized by small-scale changes,...

Author(s) : Breuninger, T.; Menschik, B.; Demharter, A.; Gamperl, M.; Thuro, K.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.21 ref.41

20. Response to edaphoclimatic conditions and crop management of the bacterial microbiome of Musa acuminata rhizosphere profiled by 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing.

Bacterial rhizospheric microbiomes of Musa acuminata cultivated in farms close to the west and east Mexican coasts and with different climate, soils, and crop management practices were characterized by 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing. Results showed that rhizospheric microbiome composition...

Author(s) : Torre-González, F. J. de la; Fernández-Castillo, E.; Azaharez-Llorente, D.; Lara, J.; Avendaño, E.; Castañeda, A.; Gómez, S.; Gaxiola, J.; Asaff-Torres, A.; Verdín, J.

Publisher : American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA

Journal article : Microbiology Resource Announcements 2021 Vol.10 No.10 ref.11

21. Impacts of land use/land cover on surface temperature and soil moisture in the region of Nagavali Basin.

The land use/land cover (LULC) has the major impact on various hydro-meteorological parameters. The present study focuses on the influence of LULC changes on surface temperature and soil moisture for the Nagavali basin, India. In the present study, LULC was prepared from Landsat series of data with ...

Author(s) : Hajaj, P. M. T.; Kiran Yarrakula

Publisher : Indian Ecological Society, College of Agriculture, Ludhiana, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Ecology 2021 Vol.48 No.4 pp.964-969

22. Discrimination methods for diesel origin by analyzing fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) composition in diesel-contaminated soil.

The biodiesel containing fatty acid methyl esters (FAMEs) are blended with refined diesel products. Here, we evaluate relative FAME composition ratio as a potential index to discriminate the pollution origin in diesel-contaminated soil. Artificially contaminated soil was prepared to mimic the...

Author(s) : Ko MyoungSoo; Lee Seunghak

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.8 ref.16

23. Effect of polypropylene fibers on the shear strength-dilation behavior of compacted lateritic soils.

The stress-dilatancy relationship for fiber-reinforced soils has been the focus of recent studies. This relationship can be used as a foundation for the development of constitutive models for fiber-reinforced soils. The present study aims to investigate the effect of recycled polypropylene fibers...

Author(s) : Silveira, M. R.; Rocha, S. A.; Correia, N. de S.; Rodrigues, R. A.; Giacheti, H. L.; Lodi, P. C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.22 ref.66

24. Field calibrations of a Diviner 2000 capacitive soil water content probe on a shallow groundwater site and the application in a weighable groundwater lysimeter.

The determination of the volumetric soil water content θv by means of capacitive profile probes is often applied to investigate the soil water storage change ΔS that serves as basis for decisions in agricultural water management. The soil properties have a big effect on the accuracy of the θv...

Author(s) : Dietrich, O.; Steidl, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Agricultural Water Management 2021 Vol.252

25. Age constraints of the middle pleistocene till and loess sequence in northeast Missouri, USA, based on pedostratigraphy within a polygenetic paleosol.

Pre-Illinoian (pre-MIS 6) tills in northern Missouri, USA mark the southernmost advances of the early Laurentide Ice Sheet (LIS), so their ages likely correspond to its largest ice volumes. Present age constraints for the two youngest tills in this sequence (Macon and Columbia) are consistent with...

Author(s) : Rovey, C. W., II; Siemens, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Catena 2021 Vol.203