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soil degradation
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Soil degradation is defined as the process, which lowers (quantitatively or qualitatively) the current and/or the potential capability of soil to produce goods or services.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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Persistent URI:
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Used For
soil deterioration
Broader Term
environmental degradation
soil processes and phenomena
Narrower Term
soil acidification
soil erosion
soil salinization
soil slaking
soil surface sealing
Related Term
desertification
land degradation
sodium adsorption ratio
soil exhaustion
soil quality
water stable soil aggregates
Spanish
degradación del suelo
Term Number
958