FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Please, see below the summary of interesting questions discussed within the Soil Consultancy Service.

 

The soil is the upper layer of the planet, consisting of mineral particles of different sizes derived from parent material and organic matter of living and decaying organisms (a definition on Oxford).

It provides or is a basis for the provision of numerous ecosystem services (e.g. food provision and water storage).

Ecosystem services are the benefits people obtain from the ecosystem (in this case the soil). The soil provides food and regulate climate.

To learn more about Soil Ecosystem Services, visit this page.

Soil protection consists of activities preventing soil degradation and soil threats.

Soil Biodiversity reflects the variability among living organisms including a myriad of organisms not visible with the naked eye, such as micro-organisms and mesofauna, as well as the more familiar macro-fauna.

To learn more about Soil Ecosystem Services, visit this page.

 


The content is being populated. In the meantime take a look at FAQ on related pages: