e-Science. Fire Ground: Recovery of soils after fire

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Bushfires not only burn vegetation above the ground, but also impact on organic matter and organisms in the soil.

Professor Petra Marschner’s research into the recovery of soils after fire is highlighted in the latest e-Science Magazine.

“Fires are part of the Australian landscape. Therefore it is important to better understand their effect on ecosystems and particularly the soil-plant interactions that are critical for ecosystem functioning, diversity of plants and animals as well as for clean air and water.”

Read the full article.


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