Articles | Volume 2, issue 1
SOIL, 2, 79–82, 2016
SOIL, 2, 79–82, 2016

Forum article 29 Feb 2016

Forum article | 29 Feb 2016

World's soils are under threat

Luca Montanarella et al.


Interactive discussion

Status: closed
Status: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
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Peer-review completion

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ED: Publish as is (15 Feb 2016) by Axel Don
ED: Publish as is (24 Feb 2016) by Kristof Van Oost(Executive Editor)
Short summary
The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils has completed the first State of the World's Soil Resources Report. The gravest threats were identified for all the regions of the world. This assessment forms a basis for future soil monitoring. The quality of soil information available for policy formulation must be improved.