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Soil - Precious dirt at your feet

WSL has a long tradition in looking at the properties of soils and the processes that occur below ground. Researchers have made great advances in recent years, especially in the field of microbial ecology. WSL is currently involved in several projects as part of the National Research Programme "Sustainable Use of Soil as a Resource" (NRP 68) and is preparing guidelines on how society can sustainably use soil, which is a scarce resource. You will find more detailed information about soils in the latest issue of our magazine DIAGONAL:


Processes in forest soils


Soils as a threat


Forest soils and forestry


Land consumption