Soil structural observatory
Soil compaction due to agricultural field traffic alters pore spaces, which may trigger an array of adverse impacts on soil ecological services and functions. Little is known about natural mechanisms of soil structural restoration after compaction. T ...Read more
Modeling Mechanics and Dynamics of Soil Bioturbation by Earthworms and Plant Roots.
The sub terrestrial activities of burrowing earthworms and growing plant roots contribute significantly to the formation and restoration of soil structure. We quantify key mechanical processes governing such activities in order to mechanistically com ...Read more