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Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 241535, 13 pages
Spectral Estimation of Soil Properties in Siberian Tundra Soils and Relations with Plant Species Composition
1Centre for Geo-Information, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
2Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zürich, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
3Nature Conservation and Plant Ecology, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
4Institute of Biological Problems of the Cryolithozone, 677980 Yakutsk, Russia
5Institute of Physicochemical and Biological Problems of Soil Science, 142290 Pushchino, Russia
Received 13 February 2012; Accepted 18 June 2012
Academic Editor: Raphael Viscarra Rossel
Copyright © 2012 Harm Bartholomeus et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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