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Applied and Environmental Soil Science
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 521329, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/521329
Research Article

Micromorphological and Chemical Approaches to Understand Changes in Ecological Functions of Metal-Impacted Soils under Various Land Uses

1Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2Sustainable Use, Management and Reclamation of Soil and Water Research Group, Technical University of Cartagena, Paseo Alfonso XIII, 52, 30203 Cartagena, Murcia, Spain
3Canada Research Chair in Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9

Received 28 October 2010; Revised 1 March 2011; Accepted 28 March 2011

Academic Editor: Alessandro Piccolo

Copyright © 2011 J. A. Acosta 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.

How to Cite this Article

J. A. Acosta, S. Martinez-Martinez, A. Faz, J. M. Van Mourik, and J. M. Arocena, “Micromorphological and Chemical Approaches to Understand Changes in Ecological Functions of Metal-Impacted Soils under Various Land Uses,” Applied and Environmental Soil Science, vol. 2011, Article ID 521329, 12 pages, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/521329