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Soils. Soil science

  • Understanding Environmental Policy Processesby James Keeley; Ian Scoones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    A critical analysis of the post-Rio consensus on environment and development which questions the role of particular forms of internationalized elite scientific expertise. It asks why certain understandings of environmental change stick with such tenacity. In exploring this, the authors unravel the politics of knowledge surrounding policymaking, looking... more...

  • Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soilsby H. Magdi Selim

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of the subject complete with supporting examples of... more...

  • Soils for Landscape Developmentby Elke Haege; Simon Leake

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 69.95

    Provides a clear, practical template for specifying landscape soils based on scientific criteria. 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...

  • Interactions in Soilby John Dighton; Jennifer Adams Krumins

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates soil ecology and biodiversity for its ability to maintain a balance of beneficial organisms to support plant growth. This subject is discussed by a group of international authors in natural, agricultural and urban systems. The importance of biodiversity per se and, specifically, the feedbacks between the plant and soil biota... more...

  • The Soils of the Philippinesby Rodelio B. Carating; Raymundo G. Galanta; Clarita D. Bacatio

    Springer 2014; US$ 229.00

    The first soil survey in the Philippines was done by Mr. Clarence Dorsey, an American soil scientist in the province of Batangas in 1903. The Soils of the Philippines, however, is the first comprehensive summary of more than a century of soil-survey work in this country. It integrates the soil concepts of the reconnaissance soil-survey results, which... more...

  • The Soil Underfootby G. Jock Churchman; Edward R. Landa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The largest part of the world?s food comes from its soils, either directly from plants, or via animals fed on pastures and crops. Thus, it is necessary to maintain, and if possible, improve the quality?and hence good health?of soils, while enabling them to support the growing world population. The Soil Underfoot: Infinite Possibilities for a Finite... more...

  • Soil Managementby Michael A Fullen; John A Catt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The soil is a fundamental constituent of the Earth's system, maintaining a careful state of equilibrium within the biosphere. However, this natural balance is being increasingly disturbed by a variety of anthropogenic and natural processes, leading to the degradation of many soil environments. Soil Management provides a comprehensive and authoritative... more...

  • Soil Carbonby Alfred E. Hartemink; Kevin McSweeney

    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...

  • Booker Tropical Soil Manualby J R Landon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...