Strategies to protect and restore soil

The need: to generate knowledge for the development of strategies for the protection and restoration of health and quality of soil resources.The solution: The use of chemi-Phytoestabilization techniques to reduce the bioavailability of metals, consisting in the combination of a chemical method (addition of soil amendments) with phytostabilization (using tolerant plants).

The methodology: an assessment of soil health in the watershed Urdaibai in contaminated mine, in areas affected by road traffic and land parcel contaminated with pesticides.