Tag : soil invertebrates

Effects of a Frequently Disturbed Industrial Area on Leaf Litter Invertebrate Communities

By: Mark Nie, Ricky Snow Abstract             Soil Invertebrates are an important part of the ecosystem in which they reside.  They are often overlooked because of the fact that they are so small and cannot be seen with the naked eye.  The following study looks at the species richness of soil invertebrates while comparing two different parks that were in completely different areas.  The parks that were compared are Pioneer Park in Kenton County, Kentucky and the second growth of […]