A New Decision Support System To Quantify The Soil Sealing Impacts On Soil Ecosystem Functions
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Piero holds a Ph.D. in Applied Pedology from the University of Napoli Federico II and currently works at the CNR (National Council of Research), ISAFoM.

                       

A New Decision Support System To Quantify The Soil Sealing Impacts On Soil Ecosystem Functions

Soil sealing is one of the worst global land degradation problems and is mainly related to diffuse urbanization and misplaced spatial planning. In last few years it has come to the attention of decision-makers and scientific communities who are trying, in a joint effort, mitigate the phenomenon. Soil sealing is a complex problem that should not be perceived as a simple sealing of surfaces with concrete. Rather it involves a drastic reduction in the ecosystem and functional services that the soil...

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