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  • Soilsby Khan Towhid Osman

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book covers the development and classification of soil; physical, chemical and biological properties of soil; water and nutrient management; problem soils; wetland and forest soils; soil degradation and more. Includes examples, figures and tables. more...

  • The Soils of Chileby Manuel Casanova; Osvaldo Salazar; Oscar Seguel; Walter Luzio

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book offers an overview of the important features of Chilean soils, including geology and geomorphology, climate, land use and vegetation. Describes and classifies the most important soil types, including volcanic those derived from volcanic materials. more...

  • Waldbödenby Ernst Leitgeb; Rainer Reiter; Michael Englisch; ; Peter scher; Karl-Heinz Feger

    Wiley 2013; US$ 51.50

    Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Ernst Leitgeb, Studium der Forstwirtschaft an der BOKU Wien, anschließend Assistent am Institut für Waldökologie (BOKU), Promotion 1993. Seit 1998 Leiter des Institutes für Waldökologie und Boden am Österreichischen Bundesforschungs- und Ausbildungszentrum für Wald, Naturgefahren und Landschaft (BFW)... more...

  • Soils and Food Securityby R. E. Hester; R. M. Harrison

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2012; US$ 104.00

    Soil is essential to agriculture and a resource that cannot be replaced easily. Nevertheless, its importance to food production and the threats to its sustainability are often overlooked. This book, the 35th volume of Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, examines the current status of soils across the globe and their potential for food production... more...

  • Environmental Soil Science, Third Editionby Kim H. Tan

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 119.95

    Completely revised and updated, incorporating almost a decade?s worth of developments in this field, Environmental Soil Science, Third Edition, explores the entire reach of the subject, beginning with soil properties and reactions and moving on to their relationship to environmental properties and reactions. Keeping the organization and writing... more...

  • Soils in Natural Landscapesby Earl B. Alexander

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 104.95

    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...

  • Soils and Human Healthby Eric C. Brevik; Lynn C. Burgess

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 132.95

    Despite the connections between soils and human health, there has not been a great amount of attention focused on this area when compared to many other fields of scientific and medical study. Soils and Human Health brings together authors from diverse fields with an interest in soils and human health, including soil science, geology, geography,... more...

  • Handbook of Soil Sciencesby Pan Ming Huang; Yuncong Li; Malcolm E. Sumner

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 188.95

    An evolving, living organic/inorganic covering, soil is in dynamic equilibrium with the atmosphere above, the biosphere within, and the geology below. It acts as an anchor for roots, a purveyor of water and nutrients, a residence for a vast community of microorganisms and animals, a sanitizer of the environment, and a source of raw materials for construction... more...

  • Handbook of Soil Sciencesby Pan Ming Huang; Yuncong Li; Malcolm E. Sumner

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    An evolving, living organic/inorganic covering, soil is in dynamic equilibrium with the atmosphere above, the biosphere within, and the geology below. It acts as an anchor for roots, a purveyor of water and nutrients, a residence for a vast community of microorganisms and animals, a sanitizer of the environment, and a source of raw materials for construction... more...

  • Sustaining Soil Productivity in Response to Global Climate Changeby Thomas J. Sauer; John Norman; Mannava V. K. Sivakumar

    Wiley 2011; US$ 223.95

    Sustaining Soil Productivity in Response to Global Climate Chan ge: Science, Policy, and Ethics is a multi-disciplinary volume exploring the ethical, political and social issues surrounding the stewardship of our vital soil resources. Based on topics presented by an international group of experts at a conference convened through support of the... more...