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Soil science; Encyclopedias

  • Vertisols and Technologies for their Managementby N. Ahmad; A. Mermut

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 430.00

    Vertisols, one of the eleven established soil orders, are clay soils with unusual and interesting properties. They cover more than 350 million hectares of land in the world and in tropical Africa alone there are over 100 million hectares. Because of their very small particle size and high surface area, these soils have higher physical and chemical... more...

  • Soils of Volcanic Regions in Europeby Olafur Arnalds

    Springer 2007; US$ 319.00

    Soils of volcanic areas often exhibit unique properties differentiating them from other soils on Earth. This book gives comprehensive coverage of soils in volcanic regions within Europe, dealing with most aspects of modern day soil science. It covers a range of issues such as mineralogy, chemistry, physics, soil genesis, classification, and more. more...

  • A Handbook of Soil Terminology, Correlation and Classificationby Richard Arnold; Serghei Shoba; Pavel Krasilnikov; Juan-Jose Ibanez Marti

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 170.00

    Soil classification and terminology are fundamental issues for the clear understanding and communication of the subject. However, while there are many national soil classification systems, these do not directly correlate with each other. This leads to confusion and great difficulty in undertaking comparative scientific research that draws on more than... more...

  • Trace Elements in Soilsby H. Aubert; M. Pinta

    Elsevier Science 1980; US$ 72.95

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  • 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...

  • The Soils of Croatiaby Ferdo Ba?ic

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The Soils of Croatia is a six-chapter book detailing all aspects of Croatian soils. The book presents, in a reader friendly way, the lively history of pedology in Croatia. It explains soils as natural resources for this country and offers a detailed view on the different agricultural regions referenced in Croatia. The Soils of Croatia also... more...

  • Soil and Environmental Chemistryby William F. Bleam

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 89.95

    Soil and Environmental Chemistry emphasizes the problem-solving skills students will need when they enter their chosen field.  Combining valuable soil chemistry concepts into the ?big picture” by discussing how other soil and environmental factors affect the soil chemical concepts being discussed makes the text relevant to today?s soil science curriculums.... more...

  • Digital Soil Mappingby Janis L. Boettinger; David Howell; Amanda Moore; Alfred E. Hartemink; Suzann Kienast-Brown

    Springer 2010; US$ 269.00

    "Digital Soil Mapping" is the creation and the population of a geographically referenced soil database. It is generated at a given resolution by using field and laboratory observation methods coupled with environmental data through quantitative relationships. Digital soil mapping is advancing on different fronts at different rates all across... more...

  • Soil Chemistryby Hinrich L. Bohn; Rick A. Myer; George A. O'Connor

    Wiley 2002; US$ 186.95

    Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the basics of soil chemistry Although only a meter in depth over the earth's surface, soil is key to sustaining life-affecting air and water quality, the growth of plants and crops, and the health of the entire planet. The complex interplay among organic and inorganic solids, air, water, microorganisms, and... more...

  • Soil Formationby Nico van Breemen; Peter Buurman

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 99.00

    Preface. 1. Why Soil Genesis? 2. Soil Physical Processes. 3. Soil Chemical Processes. 4. Biological Processes in Soils. 5. Studying Soil Profiles. 6. Organic Surface Horizons. 7. The Formation of Hydromorphic Soils. 8. Textural Differentiation. 9. Formation of Calcic, Gypsiferous, and Saline Soils. 10. Formation of Vertisols. 11. Podzolization.... more...