DST – Farm and forest land physical degradation due to compaction: impact, prevention, monitoring and mapping

Programme: GESSOL
Research period: 2005-2008
Key question / Key goal: The project assessed the risks associated with soil campaction through 5 work packages : 1 quantifification of the impact of soil compaction on water and air quality, soil erosion and soil biological activity, 2 modeling of the effects of agricultural practices and climate on soil compaction, 3 elaboration of a risk forecasting system,4 monitoring of soil compaction via geophysical methods and 5 mapping of soil compaction risks at the scale of France.
Kind of study: Experimental study
Keywords: il, compaction, mapping, monitoring, modelling, geophysical methods, environmental impact
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Research question(s):
Agriculture
Hydrology