Sixth strategic significance of AST：The artificial soil technology represents the combination of traditional concepts of the Chinese nation with world modern science and technology, providing an even broader space for the development of science and technology.
The traditional culture of the Chinese nation is broad and profound and its concepts are hard to describe, so I have drawn a diagram illustrating the material balance of artificial soil - the circulation of material flow, which can offer some clues. The sky is round and the earth is square. The moon sets and the sun rises. The damaging process and repairing process are revolving cyclically. All these sound a little like the mysterious scenes of “Taiji”. As for modern science and technology, almost all the subjects and sectors are involved, including pedology, petrology, agricultural microbiology, desert science, environment science, mechanical science, zoology, botany, medical science, information technology, program design, meteorology, paleogeography, modern economics, philosophy and traditional Chinese philosophical concepts, etc. It should be noted that the artificial soil project is the No.1 super large-scale project in history, requiring an estimated total investment of RMB ￥200000billion and 200 years to complete. To enable the smooth operation of the project, it is impossible to do the calculations, give orders, compile programs and allocate capitals without extra-large computers and any strategic errors will bring about irretrievable loss. During the operation of the project, various difficulties will be met at all times and subjects to be addressed will be unprecedentedly numerous, which provides a broad field for scientists, scholars and entrepreneurs to contribute their intelligence and wisdom.
(1)About 6 billion tons of soil eroded each year
(1)Men and animals activities and household rubbish
(3)Natural environment damaged and polluted
(4)Forest and grassland area shrinking due to agricultural and animal husbandry
(5)Felling of trees and vegetation damaged
(6)Industries, mining, construction
(7)Desertification of land
(9)Urbanization and industrialization
(10)More than 5 billion tons of harmless solid waste needed for soil making each year.
(11)Artificial land increases the quantity of land resources.
(12)Artificial grassland increases the quantity of grassland resources.
(13)City greening improves the living environment.
(14)Wild hills greening increases the quantity of forest resources.
(15)Sand-control, soil-control, sand-prevention, cultivated land and grassland improving
(16)No human and animal waste goes into the water bodies, protecting the water resources.
(17)Use engineering agricultural technique to prevent water from flowing towards the east and improve local climates.
(18)Set up relevant regulations and laws to curb pollutions and environmental damage from occurring.
(19)Natural ecological environment
(20)Mechanism of artificial soil
(21)Process of damaging the earth
(22)Process of repairing the earth
(23)Nature and human in one
(24)Following the natural rules