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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95
In any complete investigation of terrestrial ecosystems, rocks and soils must be considered. Soils are essential resources, providing water and nutrients for vascular plants, and mitigating the flow of water from the land. In addition, soil diversity is critical for biotic diversity. While there are many references on the agricultural perspective... more...
- Rodale 2014; US$ 18.99
Thousands of years of poor farming and ranching practicesand, especially, modern industrial agriculturehave led to the loss of up to 80 percent of carbon from the world's soils. That carbon is now floating in the atmosphere, and even if we stopped using fossil fuels today, it would continue warming the planet. In The Soil Will Save... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
Few topics cut across the soil science discipline wider than research on soil carbon. This book contains 48 chapters that focus on novel and exciting aspects of soil carbon research from all over the world. It includes review papers by global leaders in soil carbon research, and the book ends with a list and discussion of global soil carbon research... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 107.95
Offers a practical introduction to the various basic methods of assessing the properties of soil. Each method is explained in a concise and accessible manner, providing useful guidance on how each method might be used in a practical situation. more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 45.26
Vor dem Hintergrund aktueller gesellschaftlicher Fragestellungen wie Globalisierung, Klimawandel und Finanzkrise wird vermehrt auch grundsätzliche Kritik an der Wertschöpfung von Unternehmen laut. Damit die Glaubwürdigkeit und das Vertrauen in das verantwortungsvolle Handeln von Unternehmen zurückgewonnen werden können, sind nachhaltige Geschäftsmodelle... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 103.95
Die 11. Auflage "EAU 2012" berücksichtigt die kurz vor der bauaufsichtlichen Einführung stehende neue Normengeneration, bestehend aus Eurocode 7, zugehörigen nationalen Anwendungsdokumenten und ergänzenden nationalen Regelungen (DIN 1054:2010). In Einzelfällen werden Teilsicherheitsbeiwerte aufgrund von Praxiserfahrungen abweichend... more...
Recommendations for Design and Analysis of Earth Structures using Geosynthetic Reinforcements - EBGEOWiley 2012; US$ 120.00
The completely revised and extended Recommendations deal with all questions relevant to the planning and dimensioning of geosynthetics-reinforced earth structures. In addition to the demands on materials and analysis principles, the applications of geosynthetics in a range of foundation systems, ground improvement measures, highways engineering projects,... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2009; US$ 360.00
The industrial minerals sector is undergoing a transformation in its operational practices as it strives to achieve both economic and environmental sustainability. New practices, such as emissions and waste reduction, improvements in processing efficiency, and value-added production across key industry sectors are emerging as a result of societal and... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2009; US$ 50.00
Biology of Soil Science is an important branch of agriculture which deals with studies of different areas like soil physics; soil chemistry; soil fertility and plant nutrition; soil survey, genesis and classification, soil mineralogy, etc. it is, therefore, essential that this valuable natural resource is understood and conserved properly for sustained... more...