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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 76.95
This book is a timely contribution towards the debate on the most effective way to bring about sustainable farming in marginal areas. It offers a detailed analysis of the social, economic, and agro-ecological characteristic of both Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) and Better Land Husbandry (BLH) and an analysis of case studies of BLH from Central... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 319.00
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Eco-Engineering 13?17 September 2004 more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 259.00
This insightful book provides, for the first time, a broad presentation of ongoing research into public participation in landscape conservation, management and planning. The book follows the 2000 European Landscape Convention which came into force in 2004. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 355.00
During the last twenty years, mutations within agricultural systems in France and Europe have brought on a spectacular worsening of soil erosion and degradation. This volume, contributed to by scientists from 25 countries, discusses how this risk can be evaluated, and which solutions should be adopted without radically disturbing the socio-economic... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 199.00
This publication deals with soil erosion and sedimentation. Soil erosion and associated sediment deposition are natural landscape-forming processes that can be greatly accelerated by human intervention through deforestation, overgrazing, and non-sustainable farming practices. Soil erosion and sedimentation may not only cause on-site degradation of... more...
- Earthscan 2001; US$ 74.95
With the increasing concern over rural livelihoods and the food security of poor communities in developing countries, it is vital that land quality is maintained. Yet, land degradation is widespread and is lowering the productive capacity of the land in these countries. This practical handbook presents simple, non-technical indicators for assessing... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 175.95 US$ 152.49
The movement of sediment and associated pollutants over the landscape and into water bodies is of increasing concern with respect to pollution control, prevention of muddy floods and environmental protection. In addition, the loss of soil on site has implications for declining agricultural productivity, loss of biodiversity and decreased amenity and... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 239.00
This book report research results in sustainable land management and land degradation status and mitigation in 36 countries around the world. It includes also background papers with continental and international perspectives dealing with land degradation and desertification studies. The book assembles various topics of interest for a large audience.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 339.00
This volume examines soil erosion and management, detailing soil conservation topics in relation to soil productivity, environment quality, and agronomic production. It addresses the implications of soil erosion with an emphasis on global hotspots. more...