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  • Soil Geography of the USAby James G. Bockheim

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Since 1980, our understanding of the factors and processes governing the distribution of soils on the Earth?s surface has increased dramatically, as have the techniques for studying soil patterns. The approach used?in this book?relies on the National Resources Conservation Service databases to delineate the distribution of each of the eight diagnostic... 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...

  • Sustaining the Soilby Chris Reij; Ian Scoones; Calmilla Toulmin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Indigenous soil and water conservation practices are rarely acknowledged in the design of conventional development projects. Instead, the history of soil and water conservation in Africa has been one of imposing external solutions without regard for local practice. There is a remarkably diverse range of locally developed and adapted technologies for... more...

  • Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control: A Bioengineering Approachby Roy P.C. Morgan; R.J. Rickson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    This book is an up-to-date review of research and practice on the use of vegetation for slope stabilization and control of surface erosion caused by water and wind. From a basic understanding of the principles and practices of vegetation growth and establishment, it describes how vegetation can be treated as an engineering material and used to solve... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    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...

  • Soil Erosion and Carbon Dynamicsby Eric J. Roose; Rattan Lal; Christian Feller; Bernard Barthes; Bobby A. Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 199.95

    The most complete, nonpartisan source of information available today on this hot agronomic topic, this book brings together a diverse group of papers and data to resolve the debate between sedimentologists, soil scientists, and agronomists over whether the effects of soil erosion on carbon and atmospheric CO2 is beneficial or destructive. Divided into... more...

  • Soil Erosion in Europeby John Boardman; Jean Poesen

    Wiley 2007; US$ 366.00

    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...

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

    Springer 2008; US$ 109.00

    Reviews the state-of-knowledge on soil erosion and management. This book discusses soil conservation topics in relation to soil productivity, environment quality, and agronomic production. It addresses the implications of soil erosion with emphasis on global hotspots and synthesizes available from developed and developing countries. more...

  • Soil Erosionby D. Zachar

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 305.00

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  • Water Conservationby Saddleback

    Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    Designed to work with both differentiated levels of Think Green, these 24 pages teacher's guides were develop in a consultation with several state educational standars and contain multiple components. Three lesson plans are included and it also contain 11 worksheets. more...