Technosol genesis: identification of organo-mineral associations in a young Technosol derived from coking plant waste materials

@article{Monsri2009TechnosolGI,
  title={Technosol genesis: identification of organo-mineral associations in a young Technosol derived from coking plant waste materials},
  author={Marie-France Mons{\'e}ri{\'e} and Françoise Watteau and Genevi{\`e}ve Villemin and St{\'e}phanie Ouvrard and Jean-louis Morel},
  journal={Journal of Soils and Sediments},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={537-546}
}
Background, aim and scopeTechnosols form a new soil group in the World Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB) (FAO, World Soil Resour Rep 132:145, 2006) mainly characterised by anthropogenic parent material of organic and mineral nature and which origin can be either natural or technogenic. The increasing number of sites affected by technogenic materials and their impact on the environment as growing media for plants or as source of pollutants requires an understanding of their functioning and… 

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