Soil science and society in the Dutch context

  • J. Bouma
  • A.E. Hartemink
Keywords: land use, soil classification, plant nutrition, soil quality, natural resource management

Abstract

This paper aims to contribute to an analysis of the historical developments in soil science, confined to the broad relations between soil science and developments in society in the Dutch or Western European context. It summarizes the major developments during the past 50 years and provides some notes on the future of soil science.
Published
2003-06-01
Section
Papers