Soil Structure – A Neglected Component of Land-Surface Models

Simone Fatichi1, Dani Or1, Robert L Walko2, Harry Vereecken3, Stefan J Kollet4, Michael Young5, Teamrat A Ghezzehei6, Tomislav Hengl7, Nurit Agam8 and Roni Avissar2, (1)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (2)University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States, (3)Agrosphere (IBG-3), Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Juelich, Germany, (4)Agrosphere Institute (IBG-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich, Julich, Germany, (5)University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Austin, TX, United States, (6)Univ. of California, Merced, Merced, CA, United States, (7)International Soil Reference and Information Centre, Wageningen, Netherlands, (8)Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Sed-Boker, Israel