Soil System Sciences

Soils at Imaggeo: Soil erosion-desertfication, Iceland

Picture by Ragnar Sigurdsson / Artic

Soil banks show the former appearance of areas with dwindling vegetation and soil cover. Higher resolution images available from (there is a licensing fee depending on the use).

Click on the image to visit the original image at Imaggeo.

Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union.

Antonio Jordán is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Seville and coordinator of the MED Soil Research Group. Antonio’s research focusses on rainfall-induced soil erosion processes, the effects of wildfires on soil properties and soil degradation in Mediterranean areas. He is an active members of the Soil System Sciences (SSS) Division of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), which coordinates the scientific programme on soil sciences.