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Volume 9, issue 1
Solid Earth, 9, 63–74, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-63-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Solid Earth, 9, 63–74, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-9-63-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 31 Jan 2018

Research article | 31 Jan 2018

The hidden ecological resource of andic soils in mountain ecosystems: evidence from Italy

Fabio Terribile et al.

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Andic soils have unique morphological, physical and chemical properties that induce both considerable soil fertility and great vulnerability to land degradation. Here we attempt to show that soils rich in poorly crystalline clay minerals have an utmost ecological importance. Our results are hoped to be a starting point for better understanding the ecological importance of andic soils and also possibly to better consider pedological information in carbon balance calculations.
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