Priorities for UK soils

Peake, Lewis R., Dawson, Lorna A., Price, J. Paul Newell, Aller, M. Fernanda, Bhogal, Anne, Doody, Donnacha G., Gregory, Andrew S. and McKinley, Jennifer M. (2022) Priorities for UK soils. Geoderma Regional, 29. ISSN 2352-0094

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Abstract

The predominance of agriculture in the UK is a major factor determining the main soil threats and priorities. The main soil degradation processes are compaction, erosion and soil organic matter loss, while soil contamination and sealing is also a significant issue. Agricultural land take threatens soil ecosystem services but receives little attention. An urgent need to tackle climate change has resulted in a new direction for land use and soil policy.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sdg 13 - climate action,sdg 15 - life on land ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/climate_action
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2022 09:30
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2022 16:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/84592
DOI: 10.1016/j.geodrs.2022.e00512

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