The practicalities and pitfalls of establishing a policy-relevant and cost-effective soil biological monitoring scheme.

@article{Faber2013ThePA,
  title={The practicalities and pitfalls of establishing a policy-relevant and cost-effective soil biological monitoring scheme.},
  author={Jack H. Faber and Rachel E Creamer and Christian Mulder and J{\"o}rg R{\"o}mbke and Michiel Rutgers and Jos{\'e} Paulo Sousa and Dorothy Stone and Bryan S Griffiths},
  journal={Integrated environmental assessment and management},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={276-84}
}
A large number of biological indicators have been proposed over the years for assessing soil quality. Although many of those have been applied in monitoring schemes across Europe, no consensus exists on the extent to which these indicators might perform best and how monitoring schemes can be further optimized in terms of scientific and policy relevance. Over the past decade, developments in environmental monitoring and risk assessment converged toward the use of indicators and endpoints that… CONTINUE READING