Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
Environmental Geochemistry
Prof. D.M. Sherman

Lecture 6: Chemistry of Soils

Overview

The soil environment is the interface between the hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere and atmosphere. Soils buffer the surface inputs into groundwater, act as a source/sink of atmospheric CO2 and regulate the availability of nutrients to terrestrial ecosystems.

Learning Objectives

You should be able to outline:

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