Regulation No. 4 of 12 January 2009 on soil monitoring. | Land Portal

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March 2009
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This Regulation provides for several soil monitoring rules and provisions, including the establishment of the National Soil Monitoring System (NSMF) as competent national body and registry.The above mentioned National Soil Monitoring System is part of the National Environmental Monitoring System and includes the collection, assessment and summarization of all soil related information as well as the maintenance of a soil information system and its necessary modifications and updates.These rules are aimed at assessing the actual status of soils, analyzing and forecasting the development of various soil related processes on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.The financing of activities defined by this text will also have the participation of European Union funds.

Implements: Soils Act. (2013-07-26)

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Ciela Soft and Publishing Ltd.


The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in the late 7th century to form the first Bulgarian state. In succeeding centuries, Bulgaria struggled with the Byzantine Empire to assert its place in the Balkans, but by the end of the 14th century the country was overrun by the Ottoman Turks. Northern Bulgaria attained autonomy in 1878 and all of Bulgaria became independent from the Ottoman Empire in 1908. Having fought on the losing side in both World Wars, Bulgaria fell within the Soviet sphere of influence and became a People's Republic in 1946.

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