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Edaphology: Soils and life

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  • The Forest Serviceby Glen O. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Saving the Tropical Forestsby Judith Gradwohl; Russell Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    The destruction of the tropical forest is one of the major problems of our time. Vast areas are rapidly becoming wastelands which support only a few tough weeds, perhaps some cattle, and the farms allowed to the poor. This book provides a vision of hope: in Latin America. Africa. And South East Asia, growing numbers of people are developing techniques... more...

  • Plantation Politicsby Caroline Sargent; Stephen Bass

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can make to sustainable development. At their best, industrial... more...

  • Forests: Market and Intervention Failuresby Soren Wibe; Tom Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    The economic value of forest. has long been recognized, but the ways in which that value is calculated and the management policies adopted in consequence have all too often resulted in overuse and irreversible destruction. This is spectacularly obvious around the Mediterranean basin, but it is also true in northern Europe. These five case studies,... more...

  • Biomass Assessmentby Andrew Millington; John Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Energy is an issue for everyone and nowhere more so than in the SADCC countries. But for sensible policy and planning, clear information about the extent of resources is needed. This innovative study combines the results of field assessment of biomass with advanced techniques in remote sensing by satellite to give the first comprehensive and detailed... more...

  • Beyond the Woodfuel Crisisby Gerald Leach; Robin Mearns

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    People scratching a living from parched land, women walking miles for scraps of firewood are both familiar images of Africa. But, in many places, people, with the help of governments and aid agencies, are putting the land into good shape, growing more food and creating a healthy cover of trees. This book joins the ?literature of hope? by looking at... more...

  • Soil Scienceby David L. Rowell

    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...

  • Remote Sensing Modeling and Applications to Wildland Firesby John J. Qu; William Sommers; Ruixin Yang; Allen Riebau; Menas Kafatos

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 279.00

    Scientists and managers alike need timely, cost-effective, and technically appropriate fire-related information to develop functional strategies for the diverse fire communities. "Remote Sensing Modeling and Applications to Wildland Fires" addresses wildland fire management needs by presenting discussions that link ecology and the physical sciences... more...

  • Gender and Wildfireby Christine Eriksen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led migrants in wildfire-prone landscapes. This book... more...

  • Forestry Economicsby John E. Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 69.95

    Forestry Economics introduces students and practitioners to all aspects of the management and economics of forestry. The book adopts the approach of managerial economics textbooks and applies this to the unique processes and problems faced by managers of forests. While most forestry economics books are written by economists for future economists,... more...