Articles | Volume 7, issue 1
Solid Earth, 7, 177–190, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-177-2016
Solid Earth, 7, 177–190, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-7-177-2016

Research article 03 Feb 2016

Research article | 03 Feb 2016

Evaluation of promising technologies for soil salinity amelioration in Timpaki (Crete): a participatory approach

I. S. Panagea et al.

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The application of a participatory approach towards sustainable solutions against the soil salinisation threat in arid environments is described. Three sustainable land management (SLM) technologies are evaluated using the WOCAT framework. This work presents considerations for the adoption of SLM practices and insights into the stakeholder preferences for the selection of available and new amelioration methods, and it hints on how a participatory learning process can raise awareness.