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SQID: Soil quality indicators - developing biological indicators - SP0529

Description
Complete an objective assessment, based upon currently avaliable data, of the power of potential bio-indicators to discriminate between soil/land use combinations and their interpretability in relation to soil functional capacity.

Formulate a priority list of candidate bio-indicators based on such assessment.

Assess the technical and scientific requirements for a field evaluation of the priority candidate bio-indicators.Detail the scientific, technical and funding requirements for a field evaluation of the priority candidate
bio-indicators.
Objective
Complete an objective assessment, based upon currently avaliable data, of the power of potential bio-indicators to discriminate between soil/land use combinations and their interpretability in relation to soil functional capacity.

Formulate a prioritised list of candidate bio-indicators based on such an assessment.

Detail the requirements for a field evaluation of the priority candidate
bio-indicators.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Final Report   (182k)
• Other : Summary report   (179k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2004

To: 2004

Cost: £102,984
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Natural Environment Research Council
Keywords
Agricultural Land              
Environmental Protection              
Land              
Soil              
Fields of Study
Soil Protection