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Soil science, sedimentology books

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Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation by N. S. Bolan Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation

The remediation of mine spoil is a global environmental issue affecting most nations. This book covers both the fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine site spoils. It follows three major themes including characterisation of mine site...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/09/2017

Sedimentation in the Rupnarayan River Volume 1: Hydrodynamic Processes under a Tidal System by Ramkrishna Maiti Sedimentation in the Rupnarayan River Volume 1: Hydrodynamic Processes under a Tidal System

This book explains the causes, mechanisms and dimension of sedimentation in theRupnarayan River, which offers a representative example of a tidal river combining fluvial and marine processes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2017

Sediment Routing Systems The Fate of Sediment from Source to Sink by Philip A. (Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London) Allen Sediment Routing Systems The Fate of Sediment from Source to Sink
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This cutting-edge summary combines ideas from several sub-disciplines to provide an understanding of sediment routing systems and Earth surface dynamics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Geomorphology of Lake-Catchment Systems A New Perspective from Limnogeomorphology by Kenji Kashiwaya Geomorphology of Lake-Catchment Systems A New Perspective from Limnogeomorphology

This book presents the study of limnogeomorphology, in which past proxy data such as lacustrine sediments with information on landform development can be linked to modern observed data acquired by instruments, including hydro-geomorphological and sedimentary data.Traditionally, in the field of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Urban Soils by Rattan Lal Urban Soils

Globally, 30% of the world population lived in urban areas in 1950, 54% in 2016 and 66% projected by 2050. The most urbanized regions include North America, Latin America, and Europe.? Urban encroachment depletes soil carbon and the aboveground biomass...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Remote Sensing of Soils by Dwivedi Ravi Shankar Remote Sensing of Soils

This book is about applications of remote sensing techniques in the studies on soils. In pursuance of the objective, the book initially provides an introduction to various elements and concepts of remote sensing, and associated technologies , namely Geographic Information...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Geoscientists at Crime Scenes A Companion to Forensic Geoscience by Rosa Maria Di Maggio Geoscientists at Crime Scenes A Companion to Forensic Geoscience

This book presents the forensic geoscience in general and, in particular, in Italy and their application to peculiar crimes. Italy is internationally relevant due to the presence of different kinds of geo-crimes (in the first place, environmental mafia), and is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Habitats Excursions into the Earth History of Salzburg and Upper Bavaria by Habitats Excursions into the Earth History of Salzburg and Upper Bavaria

Ocean basins are pulled apart and disappear again, continents move and collide, mountain chains uplift and are then eroded, a rising sea level submerges land under water around the world, volcanic super-eruptions lead to global temperature falls, asteroids collide with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

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Conservation Tillage Systems and Water Productivity - Implications for Smallholder Farmers in Semi-Arid Ethiopia PhD, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands by Melesse Temesgen Leye Conservation Tillage Systems and Water Productivity - Implications for Smallholder Farmers in Semi-Arid Ethiopia PhD, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands

Conservation tillage systems have been adopted by farmers in many countries to solve the problem of land degradation and declining water productivity. Direct application of such tillage systems has not been possible among resource-poor, smallholder farmers in semi-arid areas of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Pathogen Removal Mechanisms in Macrophyte and Algal Waste Stabilization Ponds PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft by E. Awuah Pathogen Removal Mechanisms in Macrophyte and Algal Waste Stabilization Ponds PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft

Pathogen removal mechanisms in macrophyte and algal-based waste stabilization ponds were studied in Ghana and Colombia. The macrophytes used were water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes) and duckweeds (Lemna paucicostata and Spirodela polyrhiza). The selection of the species was based on economic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Soil Analysis Handbook of Reference Methods by J. Jones Soil Analysis Handbook of Reference Methods

For more than 30 years, soil testing has been widely used as a basis for determining lime and fertilizer needs. Today, a number of procedures are used for determining everything from soil pH and lime requirement, to the level of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Soils A New Global View by Thomas Ronal Paton Soils A New Global View

Offers a perspective on soils as earth materials, which establishes a pedological hierarchy of materials, processes and factors, and their rationalization in terms of plate tectonics. The book should interest soil and earth scientists.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Soil Erosion Research Methods by Soil and Water Conservation Society (U. S.) Soil Erosion Research Methods

This new edition of Soil Erosion Research Methods retains the themes and layout of the first edition. However, most chapters have been revised and some additional chapters have been added. There are new chapters on modeling wind and water erosion....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Climate Change Impacts on Soil Processes and Ecosystem Properties by William R. (Professor, Department of Land Air and Water Resources, University of California-Davis, USA) Horwath Climate Change Impacts on Soil Processes and Ecosystem Properties
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Climate Change Impacts on Soil Processes and Ecosystem Properties, Volume 35, presents current and emerging soil science research in the areas of soil processes and climate change, while also evaluating future research needs. The book combines the five areas of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Soils of Turkey by Selim Kapur The Soils of Turkey

This book compiles all available and relevant information concerning the soils of Turkey, including the soil survey studies conducted by universities and governmental institutes from the early 1950s until today. Recent findings and advances include the description and analyses of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology by Cristiano Nicosia, Georges R. Stoops Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology
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Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology goes beyond a mere review of current literature and features the most up to date contributions from numerous scientists working in the field. The book represents a groundbreaking and comprehensive resource covering the plethora of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Insecticides? Soil Microbiota Interactions by Maddela Naga Raju, Venkateswarlu Kadiyala Insecticides? Soil Microbiota Interactions
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This book provides information about the nontarget nature of selected soil enzymes which are implicated in soil fertility and health and the methods for their assay. It also shows how these soil enzymes are affected by two different pesticides, buprofezin...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Twenty Years of Research and Development on Soil Pollution and Remediation in China by Yongming Luo Twenty Years of Research and Development on Soil Pollution and Remediation in China

This book reviews the progresses and achievements made in the past 20 years of research on soil pollution and remediation in China, and presents 50 review and research articles from all over China, including Hong Kong and Taiwan. The authors...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/10/2017

Soil Remediation and Plants Prospects and Challenges by Khalid Rehman Hakeem, Muhammad Sabir, Munir Ozturk Soil Remediation and Plants Prospects and Challenges
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The soil is being contaminated continuously by a large number of pollutants. Among them, heavy metals are an exclusive group of toxicants because they are stable and difficult to disseminate into non-toxic forms. The ever-increasing concentrations of such pollutants in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry by Eldor A. (Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, USA) Paul Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry
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The fourth edition of Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry updates this widely used reference as the study and understanding of soil biota, their function, and the dynamics of soil organic matter has been revolutionized by molecular and instrumental techniques, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Till a Glacial Process Sedimentology by David J. A. Evans Till a Glacial Process Sedimentology

Provides the first comprehensive review of the current state of the science on tills It is critical that glacial scientists continue to refine their interpretations of ancient archives of subglacial processes, specifically those represented by tills and associated deposits, as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event in the South Iberian Palaeomargin by Matias Reolid, Jose Miguel Molina, Luis Miguel Nieto, Francisco Javier Rodriguez-Tovar The Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event in the South Iberian Palaeomargin
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This book presents the first overview of the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event in the southern Iberian paleomargin, in the western Tethys. The study of catastrophic events that affected the ecosystems in the past is of great interest, because it offers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

The Soils of Ecuador by Jose Espinosa The Soils of Ecuador

This is the first book to comprehensively discuss Ecuadorian soils. Richly illustrated, it provides information on the unique characteristics and distribution of these soils. Due to the influence of the Andes, which vastly modified the climate and parental materials, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/11/2017

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Climate Change Impacts on Soil Processes and Ecosystem Properties by Climate Change Impacts on Soil Processes and Ecosystem Properties

Climate Change Impacts on Soil Processes and Ecosystem Properties presents current and emerging soil science research around the areas of soil processes and climate change, also evaluating future research needs. The book combines the five areas of soil science (microbiology,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture Management to Overcome Biotic and Abiotic Stresses by Michael Goss Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture Management to Overcome Biotic and Abiotic Stresses

Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture is the first book to present the core concepts of working with Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to improve agricultural crop productivity. Highlighting the use of indigenous AM fungi for agriculture, the book includes details...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

Coupled DEM-CFD Analyses of Landslide-Induced Debris Flows by Tao Zhao Coupled DEM-CFD Analyses of Landslide-Induced Debris Flows

This book reflects the latest research results in computer modelling of landslide-induced debris flows. The book establishes an understanding of the initiation and propagation mechanisms of landslides by means of numerical simulations, so that mitigation strategies to reduce the long-term...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

Soils, Ecosystem Processes, and Agricultural Development Tropical Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa by Shinya Funakawa Soils, Ecosystem Processes, and Agricultural Development Tropical Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

The main objective of this book is to integrate environmental knowledge observed in local agriculture, based on the understanding of soils science and ecology, and to propose possible technical solutions and a more integrated approach to tropical agriculture. The chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

Soils of Slovenia by Blaz Repe, Borut Vrscaj, Primoz Simoncic Soils of Slovenia
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As well as presenting a range of new research, this wide-ranging overview of the soils of Slovenia summarizes previous work, covering everything from the geomorphology of the EU nation's soils to land use, fertility, and the potential impact of local...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

Water-Conservation Traits to Increase Crop Yields in Water-deficit Environments Case Studies by Thomas R. Sinclair Water-Conservation Traits to Increase Crop Yields in Water-deficit Environments Case Studies

This volume explores specific approaches that have shown to result in crop yield increases. Research on the physiological understanding of these methods has led to the development of practical applications of plant breeding approaches to genetically improve crops to achieve...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2017

Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants Biological Approaches by Naser A. Anjum Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants Biological Approaches

This two-volume work is an effort to provide a common platform to environmental engineers, microbiologists, chemical scientists, plant physiologists and molecular biologists working with a common aim of sustainable solutions to varied environmental contamination issues. Chapters explore biological and non-biological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants Non Biological Approaches by Naser A. Anjum Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants Non Biological Approaches

This two-volume work is an effort to provide a common platform to environmental engineers, microbiologists, chemical scientists, plant physiologists and molecular biologists working with a common aim of sustainable solutions to varied environmental contamination issues. Chapters explore biological and non-biological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

The Soils of Serbia by Pavle Pavlovic, Nikola Kostic, Branko Karadzic, Miroslava Mitrovic The Soils of Serbia
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This book offers a detailed survey of the physical, chemical and biological properties of the soils of Serbia, and their their geomorphological forms, as well as information on human-induced soil degradation due to erosion and contamination, and more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2017

Competitive Sorption and Transport of Heavy Metals in Soils and Geological Media by H. Magdi Selim Competitive Sorption and Transport of Heavy Metals in Soils and Geological Media

Most reported incidents of soil contamination include an array of heavy metals species rather than a single ion. The various interactions in these multicomponent or multiple-ion systems significantly impact the fate and transport of heavy metals, and competition for sorption...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2017

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