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- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 319.00
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Eco-Engineering 13?17 September 2004 more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00
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$ 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...
- 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$ 169.95
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$ 209.00
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...
- GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00
This book identifies the key issues associated with managing soil quality. It discusses solutions to the challenges faced by farmers, by addressing key soil attributes and management, and how these affect, or can be used to improve, soil quality. It takes a management oriented approach by identifying key issues in soil quality and management options... more...