Use of the Stable Isotopic Signals of Amino Sugars as Tracers for Soil Organic Matter Translocations form critical Land Degradation Areas

18 November 2011 → 17 November 2012
Funding by bilateral agreement (private and foundations)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Analytical chemistry
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Pharmaceutical analysis and quality assurance
Soil organic matter translocations
Project description

The proposed project will dliver a stable isotop-based technique to estimate the contribution of different land uses to river sediments in catchments located in Russie, Syria, China and Chile. This expertise and information will advance the scientific capabilities of the international partners involved in the CRP. The model applications will give the project partners the opportunity to evaluate the impact of land use change on the extent of on-going soil erosion.