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Soil matters. Soils are the basis of the food production. Soils are natural filters for infiltrating water before groundwater reservoirs are replenished. The soil is a vital part of the ecosystem; the soil is a natural resource.

But soils are challenged. There is a global need for sustainable land use, for maintaining the quality of soil and water. That’s why our research group is investigating how we can conserve soil and water as our natural resources. There are about 40 people in our team, find out more here what we are doing, and how we care about soils


Faculty of Applied Biosciences and Engineering

Kasteelpark Arenberg 20
B-3001 Heverlee
Tel: + 32 16 32 16 09
Fax: + 32 16 32 19 97

Celestijnenlaan 200 E
B-3001 Heverlee
Tel: + 32 16 32 97 21
Fax: + 32 16 32 97 60

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