Quantifying the Soil Community on Green Roofs

    Project Details


    This project aims to determine what organisms live in the substrates of green roofs and whether these soil communities can be altered with the addition of microbial inoculants. Plant growth in response to inoculants was also investigated. The study consists of a intensive surveying on three green roofs of different ages, over a period of 4 years.
    Effective start/end date1/10/09 → …

    UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 15 - Life on Land


    • Green Roof
    • Microarthropod
    • Mycorrhiza
    • Soil science
    • Microbiology


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