effect of quarry activities on soil quality

IMPACT OF QUARRYING AND CRUSHING ON SOIL

2021-2-21  Soil samples from quarry pit, overburden and top soil near the quarry and from the agricultural lands were collected for analysis. Apart from the collection of soil an observation checklist was also employed to make visual and qualitative assessment of farming activities in the area. 2.3. Methods . Soil samples were analyzed by using various ...

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Impact of stone quarrying on soil quality: A case study in ...

2019-7-19  Soil quality analysis has been carried out in selected quarry locations in Ban-galore District to understand the impact of quarrying activities on the soil quality. Soil samples were collected from agricultural fields in and around quarries/crushers along the wind direction. Soil was sampled up

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

2018-7-12  the environmental effect of stone quarrying activities on the soil, water and Air quality within the communities. Stone quarrying activities has resulted in environment issues in Nigeria and Ebonyi State inclusive. This activities has affected Air, Water and Soil quality around the host communities

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Effect of quarry activities on selected biological ...

2020-4-18  Quarry activities are creating diverse stress on biological resources in the rural areas where most of them are located globally. In this study, the effect of quarry activities on elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves and soils around Onigambari Forest Reserve, Oyo State, Nigeria, were investigated.Soil and samples of elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves were collected from

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Environmental impact analysis of quarrying activities ...

Several serious environmental impacts related to quarrying activities on and near the river, such as vibrations, land degradation, land subsidence and landslides, water pollution, occupational ...

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Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

2019-8-24  for their deleterious effect on the environment due to the deposition of large volume of waste on the soil. Ezeaku [14] then observed that exposure of the soil to run-off and the release of harmful minerals and chemicals through quarry activities contaminate soil, water, plant and air quality. Quarry operation could modify the routing of

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(PDF) Impact of Mining on Soil Quality: A Case Study from ...

It was imperative to study the effects of changing rangelands to farmlands on some Soil quality indexes. Undisturbed soil samples were collected from the depths of 0-10 and

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities ...

V. Nartey, J. Nanor and R. Klake, "Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana," Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 362-372. doi: 10.4236/acs.2012.23032.

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Role of organic amendment application on soil quality ...

2021-8-1  Nevertheless, despite PCA analysis clearly demonstrated that all restoration treatments had an important effect on the functionality and soil quality, vegetable compost from garden waste or from horticultural greenhouse crop waste amendments were the best restoration treatments for short and medium-term restoration of degraded quarry soils in ...

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Land Use Effects on Soil Quality Indicators: A Case Study ...

Soil quality assessment is valuable for evaluating agroecosystem sustainability, soil degradation, and identifying sustainable land management practices. This study compared soil quality within culturally protected forest areas and adjacent grassland, grazing land, and farmland in Abo-Wonsho, Southern Ethiopia. A total of 40 soil samples (4 land uses #xd7; 5 replications #xd7; 2 soil depth ...

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Effect of quarry activities on selected biological ...

2020-4-18  Quarry activities are creating diverse stress on biological resources in the rural areas where most of them are located globally. In this study, the effect of quarry activities on elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves and soils around Onigambari Forest Reserve, Oyo State, Nigeria, were investigated.Soil and samples of elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) leaves were collected from

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

2013-12-24  Effects of Quarry Activities on Some Selected Communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana . Vincent Kodzo Nartey. 1, Joseph Nii Nanor. 2, Raphael Kweku Klake. 1. 1. Department of Chemistry, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana . 2. Environmental Science Programme, Faculty of Science, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

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Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

2019-8-24  for their deleterious effect on the environment due to the deposition of large volume of waste on the soil. Ezeaku [14] then observed that exposure of the soil to run-off and the release of harmful minerals and chemicals through quarry activities contaminate soil, water, plant and air quality. Quarry operation could modify the routing of

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF QUARRYING

2017-10-13  This study assessed the effects of quarrying activities on some selected communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District. Questionnaires targeting inhabitants around the quarry sites, observations, collection of health records from well patronized hospitals/clinics and dust (PM. 10) sampling were used as data gathering instruments.

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Mid‐term effects on ecosystem services of quarry ...

2019-10-25  The parameters assessed in the rehabilitated areas reflect the sludge‐based Technosols' ability to improve soil quality, minimize degradation processes, and promote vegetation development. Soil samplings were carried out in 2007 (4–6 months after sludge application) and in May–June 2017 (10–11 years after sludge application).

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Predicting the impact of logging activities on soil ...

2018-4-17  These activities impact terrestrial ecosystems by causing species loss (Maxwell et al 2016) and degrading ecosystem function (Rocha-Santos et al 2016), and cause significant increases in soil erosion due to the loss of forest-derived leaf litter at the soil surface, which acts to protect the soil below from wind and water erosion, and plant ...

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Land Use Effects on Soil Quality Indicators: A Case Study ...

Soil quality assessment is valuable for evaluating agroecosystem sustainability, soil degradation, and identifying sustainable land management practices. This study compared soil quality within culturally protected forest areas and adjacent grassland, grazing land, and farmland in Abo-Wonsho, Southern Ethiopia. A total of 40 soil samples (4 land uses #xd7; 5 replications #xd7; 2 soil depth ...

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EFFECTS OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON THE INTERACTION

2001-7-9  Human activities commonly affect the distri-bution, quantity, and chemical quality of water resources. The range in human activities that affect the interaction of ground water and surface water is broad. The following discussion does not provide an exhaustive survey of all human effects but emphasizes those that are relatively widespread. To

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Soil Quality and Methods for its Assessment Chapter 9

2016-2-17  Soil-quality assessment, based on inherent soil factors and focusing on dynamic aspects of soil system, is an effective method for evaluating the environ- mental sustainability of land use and management activities (Nortcliff, 2002).

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Human Activities That Affects The Soil Quality and PDF ...

2017-10-15  Human Activities. that Affects the Soil Quality and Quantity Soil is a necessary resource. Soil helps sustain life on Earthincluding your life. You already know that soil supports the growth of plants, which in turn supply food for animals. Therefore, soil provides you with nearly all the food you eat. But thats not all. Many other items you use, such as cotton clothing and medicines, come ...

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

2013-12-24  Effects of Quarry Activities on Some Selected Communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana . Vincent Kodzo Nartey. 1, Joseph Nii Nanor. 2, Raphael Kweku Klake. 1. 1. Department of Chemistry, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana . 2. Environmental Science Programme, Faculty of Science, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

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Mid‐term effects on ecosystem services of quarry ...

2019-10-25  The parameters assessed in the rehabilitated areas reflect the sludge‐based Technosols' ability to improve soil quality, minimize degradation processes, and promote vegetation development. Soil samplings were carried out in 2007 (4–6 months after sludge application) and in May–June 2017 (10–11 years after sludge application).

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF QUARRYING

2017-10-13  This study assessed the effects of quarrying activities on some selected communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District. Questionnaires targeting inhabitants around the quarry sites, observations, collection of health records from well patronized hospitals/clinics and dust (PM. 10) sampling were used as data gathering instruments.

Read More
Predicting the impact of logging activities on soil ...

2018-4-17  These activities impact terrestrial ecosystems by causing species loss (Maxwell et al 2016) and degrading ecosystem function (Rocha-Santos et al 2016), and cause significant increases in soil erosion due to the loss of forest-derived leaf litter at the soil surface, which acts to protect the soil below from wind and water erosion, and plant ...

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Liming to Improve Soil quality - USDA

Soil Quality Institute 411 S. Donahue Dr. Auburn, AL 36832 334-844-4741 X-177 Technical Note No. 8 May 1999 This is the eighth in a series of Soil Quality-Agronomy technical notes on the effects of land management on soil quality. This information is general and covers broad application.

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EFFECTS OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON THE INTERACTION

2001-7-9  Human activities commonly affect the distri-bution, quantity, and chemical quality of water resources. The range in human activities that affect the interaction of ground water and surface water is broad. The following discussion does not provide an exhaustive survey of all human effects but emphasizes those that are relatively widespread. To

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Soil Quality National Geographic Society

High-quality soils contain a lot of organic matter, nutrients, and water. Soil quality is affected by farming practices. Plowing and tilling can disrupt soil structure as the soil is turned over for planting. Two methods of tilling are compared in this activity: intensive

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Human Activities That Affects The Soil Quality and PDF ...

2017-10-15  Human Activities. that Affects the Soil Quality and Quantity Soil is a necessary resource. Soil helps sustain life on Earthincluding your life. You already know that soil supports the growth of plants, which in turn supply food for animals. Therefore, soil provides you with nearly all the food you eat. But thats not all. Many other items you use, such as cotton clothing and medicines, come ...

Read More
Soil Quality and Methods for its Assessment Chapter 9

2016-2-17  Soil-quality assessment, based on inherent soil factors and focusing on dynamic aspects of soil system, is an effective method for evaluating the environ- mental sustainability of land use and management activities (Nortcliff, 2002).

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Agricultural Management Practices And Soil Quality

2020-1-28  soil quality is presented in the Soil Quality Testing Kit Instruction Manual and the Soil Quality Interpretation Guide published on the USDA-NRCS - Soil Quality Institute website (see the “Resources” section of this document for the address). Descriptions of soil biological, physical and chemical indicators follow. Soil Biological Indicators

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