TRACES – soil fauna traits to link envinronemental changes to soil functions

Programme: GESSOL
Research period: 2009-2013
Key question / Key goal: TRACES quantifies the effect of several environmental filters on dominants species of soil invertebrates (macrofauna and collembolan) and identify the spatial scale at which landscape structure impacts local soil biodiversity.
Kind of study: Experimental study
Keywords: Soil biodiversity; ecosystem functioning; microbial communities; functional traits; land use change; indicator; landscape ecology
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Research question(s):
Biodiversity