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Soil conservation and protection

  • Handbook for the Assessment of Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Using Environmental Radionuclidesby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 219.00

    Foreword: W. Burkardt. Facts Relating to the Co-ordinated Research Projects. Summary. 1. Introduction; F. Zapata, et al. 2. Site Selection and Sampling Design ; D.J. Pennock, P.G. Appleby. 3. Sampling Methods; R.J. Loughran, et al. 4. Sample Processing; D.J. Pennock, P.G. Appleby. 5. Radionuclide Measurement using Hpge Gamma Spectrometry; P.J.... more...

  • Principles of Soil Conservation and Managementby Humberto Blanco-Canqui; Rattan Lal

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 109.00

    No-till technology, organic farming, and crop residue management in relation to ecosystem services Conservation buffers, sedimentation, and chemical pollution Tillage erosion Carbon sequestration, net emissions of CO 2 , and erosion as a sink or source of C Non-point source pollution and hypoxia Soil resilience and quality Processes,... more...

  • Soil Erosion in Europeby John Boardman; Jean Poesen

    Wiley 2007; US$ 377.00

    Provides a unique and comprehensive assessment of soil erosion throughout Europe, an important aspect to control and manage if landscapes are to be sustained for the future. Written in two parts, Soil Erosion in Europe primarily focuses on current issues, area specific soil erosion rates, on and off-site impacts, government responses, soil conservation... more...

  • Soil Geography of the USAby James G. Bockheim

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    First comprehensive understanding of factors controlling the distribution of diagnostic soil horizons First USA soil geography book in 33 years Contains photographs of all diagnostic horizons and maps of their distribution in USA more...

  • Better Land Husbandryby Jon Hellin

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 76.95

    Introduction: Land and Soil Degradation; Soil Conservation Technologies; The Better Land Husbandry Approach; Winning the Debate??From Soil Conservation to Better Land Husbandry: Social and Economic Components: The Conventional Soil Conservation Approach; Farmers? Realities: Local, Complex, Diverseand Dynamic; Farmer First; Unlocking the Complexity... more...

  • Erosion and Environmentby Milo? Holư; Asit K. Biswas; Margaret R. Biswas

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Erosion and Environment focuses on the disturbance of the natural soil cover that exposes the soil surface to the action of erosion agents such as the destructive effects of water and wind. The topics discussed in this book include the effects of erosion on the national economy; classification of erosion; mechanism of erosion processes; theory of... more...

  • Tools for Prevention - Participatory Monitoringby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Consists of three parts including a theoretical framework for participatory monitoring, a kit with eight different tools to be used to collect data as well as annexes with tips on how to run training wokshops and analyse baseline data. more...

  • The European Landscape Conventionby Michael Jones; Marie Stenseke

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    This important and insightful book provides, for the first time, a broad presentation of ongoing research into public participation in landscape conservation, management and planning, following the 2000 European Landscape Convention which came into force in 2004. The book examines both the theory of participation and what lessons can be learnt from... more...

  • Soil Degradation in the United Statesby Rattan Lal; Thomas Iivari; John M. Kimble

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 231.00

    Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends examines the magnitude and severity of soil degradation by different processes in the U.S., including water erosion, wind erosion, C depletion, soil compaction, salt build-up, and soil contamination. In addition, it addresses policy issues with regard to economic and environmental... more...

  • Principles of Sustainable Soil Management in Agroecosystemsby Rattan Lal; B.A. Stewart

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 145.95

    Principles of Soil Management Rattan Lal Marginality Principle Jerry L. Hatfield and Lois Wright Morton Principles of Soil Management in Neotropical Savannas: The Brazilian Cerrado Yuri L. Zinn and Rattan Lal Facts and Myths of Feeding the World with Organic Farming Methods Bobby A. Stewart, Xiaobo Hou, and Sanjeev Reddy Yalla Building... more...