DOI:https://doi.org/10.3232/SJSS.2015.V5.N1.01

Challenges and opportunities in soil science: Learning from soils, learning from nature

Felipe Macías

Abstract

As part of the celebration of 2015 as the International Year of Soils, a review of the current status of soil science is presented, in particular on the future challenges of this discipline, such as the fight against hunger, the improvement of quality of life, and the need for increasing  scientific understanding of our environment. The most recent contributions of soil science offering interesting prospects are also presented.
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