BIOTECHNOSOL – BIODIVERSITY AND FUNCTIONING OF A CONSTRUCTED TECHNOSOL USED FOR THE RESTORATION OF INDUSTRIAL AREAS

Programme: GESSOL
Research period: 2009-2013
Key question / Key goal: To what extent technosols provide essential functions of natural soils, including vegetal development, fertility potential and habitat for soil biodiversity.
Kind of study: Experimental study
Keywords: Technosols ; soil remediation; industrial wasteland ; constructed soil; pedogenesis ; soil biodiversity
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Research question(s):
Biodiversity
Contamination
How can we restore and enhance transformation processes in urban areas (i.e. make a soil “healthy” again) or restore the functions after different remediation activities?