Leading concepts towards vital soil

H.J.P. Eijsackers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic


This chapter gives an analysis of the basic elements of a vital soil, of soil protection policies and monitoring options. The background to this approach is the increase in soil functions and an overexploitation that has resulted in conflicts as well as in consequences for human health, the health of soil, and soil sustainability
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVital soil; function, value and properties
EditorsP. Doelman, H.J.P. Eijsackers
Place of PublicationAmsterdam [etc.]
Number of pages340
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Publication series

NameDevelopments in Soil Science


  • soil biology
  • soil pollution
  • soil quality

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