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Welcome to Soils: Advanced

This site is intended for individuals seeking a comprehensive introduction to the living element of soil, one of the world's most important natural resources. Within the site, you will find a range of informative articles relating to the subject, including the formation and structure of soil, its importance in relation to environment and the economy, and additionally some the main problems and threats facing soils today.

Find out about concerns such as soil erosion and climate change, and the measures that can be taken to deal with them

Discover the incredible range and diversity of the micro- and mini-beasts living within soil

Learn about the essential environmental functions of soil, as well as some of the typical ways in which soil is used