عنوان مقاله [English]
Soil quality is including two general approaches, intrinsic characteristics and the dynamic nature of soil that is influenced by human activities and management decisionsBecause of important role of soil in relation to feeding the world's population, identification of all soil characteristics is essential. Thus, an investigation of some soil quality indicators under two different management system (corporate and joint) in Chut rangelands of Gonbade kavoos was performed. At first, the study area was identified by satellite images and Google earth software, and then controlled by field survey and GPS. After identify area, The thickness of surface soil and literal cover were measured in each section of study area. Data analysis was performed by SPSS.16.0 software and T student test. The results demonstrated that the thickness of surface soil and literal cover in corporate management section are higher than joint section. Also sheet erosion in joint section are visible, because of improper operation and lack of proper management.