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Soil science; Encyclopedias

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  • The Biogeochemistry of Submerged Soilsby Guy Kirk

    Wiley 2004; US$ 315.00

    Submerged soils and the wetlands they support are of huge practical importance: in global element cycles, as centres of biodiversity, in global food production. They are also uniquely interesting scientifically because of their peculiar biogeochemistry and the adaptations of plants and microbes to it. This book describes the physical, chemical and... more...

  • Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystemsby Robert Jandl; Mirco Rodeghiero; Mats Olsson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 133.95

    Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems - From Science to Land Management is a comprehensive overview of the latest research in this field drawn together by a network of scientists from across Europe. Soil carbon assessments are crucial at present to our understanding of the dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems and our ability to assess implications... more...

  • Soil Carbonby S. A. Banwart; E. Noellemeyer; E. Milne

    CABI 2014; US$ 180.00

    This book brings together the essential evidence and policy opportunities regarding the global importance of soil carbon for sustaining Earth's life support system for humanity. Covering the science and policy background for this important natural resource, it describes land management options that improve soil carbon status and therefore increase... more...

  • Chemical Bioavailability in Terrestrial Environmentsby Ravendra Naidu

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 114.00

    This book begins with an overview of current thinking on bioavailability, its definition, cutting-edge research in speciation and advancement in tools for assessing chemical bioavailability in the terrestrial environment. The second section of the book focuses on the role of chemical speciation in bioavailability. Section three addresses bioavailability... more...

  • Volcanic Ash Soilsby S. Shoji; M. Nanzyo; R.A. Dahlgren

    Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 72.95

    Volcanic eruptions are generally viewed as agents of destruction, yet they provide the parent materials from which some of the most productive soils in the world are formed. The high productivity results from a combination of unique physical, chemical and mineralogical properties. The importance and uniqueness of volcanic ash soils are exemplified... more...

  • Basic Elementsby Multiple Contributors

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Developments in Soil Science, 5A: Soil Chemistry: A: Basic Elements focuses on the advancements in the processes, methodologies, principles, and approaches involved in soil chemistry. The selection first elaborates on the composition of the soil, chemical equilibria, and surface interaction between the soil solid phase and the soil solution. Topics... more...

  • Soil Physics with BASICby G.S. Campbell

    Elsevier Science 1985; US$ 72.95

    This book covers material taught in a graduate-level soil physics course at Washington State University. While most soil physics courses dwell mainly on deriving rather than solving the differential equations for transport, the author's approach is to focus on solutions. Graduate students in agricultural and biological sciences usually have a good... more...

  • Elements of Soil Physicsby P. Koorevaar; G. Menelik; C. Dirksen

    Elsevier Science 1983; US$ 72.95

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  • Chemistry of Soil Organic Matterby K. Kumada

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    Despite the large number of papers and books published on soil organic matter (humus), our knowledge of the subject is still very limited, as is our knowledge of humic acid. The author of this book began to study humus at the end of the 1940s and continued until 1984 when he retired from Nagoya University. With the intention of establishing a systematic... more...

  • Ecological Significance of the Interactions among Clay Minerals, Organic Matter and Soil Biotaby A. Violante; J.-M. Bollag; L. Gianfreda; P.M. Huang

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 285.00

    623435-28b.gif Volume B covers the ecological significance of the interactions among clay minerals, organic matter and soil biota. Soil is a dynamic system in which soil minerals constantly interact with organic matter and microorganisms. Close association among abiotic and biotic entities governs several chemical and biogeochemical processes and... more...