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Soil science, sedimentology books

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Recently Published

Unlocking the Potential of Soil Organic Carbon - Outcome Document Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon 21-23 March 2017, Rome, Italy by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Unlocking the Potential of Soil Organic Carbon - Outcome Document Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon 21-23 March 2017, Rome, Italy

FAO organised a symposium to review the role of soils and SOC in the context of climate change, sustainable development and land degradation neutrality. The outcomes will contribute to building scientific evidence as assessed in the reports of the Intergovernmental...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/01/2018

Pedometrics by Alex B. (The University of Sydney Sydney Australia) McBratney Pedometrics

It addresses four main areas which are akin to the problems of conventional pedology: (i) Understanding the pattern of soil distribution in character space - soil classification, (ii) Understanding soil spatial and temporal variation, (iii) Evaluating the utility and quality...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Sedimentation in the Rupnarayan River Volume 2: Estuarine Environment of Deposition by Swapan Kumar Maity, Ramkrishna Maiti Sedimentation in the Rupnarayan River Volume 2: Estuarine Environment of Deposition
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? This book elucidates sedimentation processes at work in the Rupnarayan River, with particular focus on the environment of sediment deposition under a tidal system.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2017

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: 24/11/2017

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology by David C. Coleman Fundamentals of Soil Ecology

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology, 3rd Edition,? offers a holistic approach to soil biology and ecosystem function, providing students and ecosystem researchers with a greater understanding of the central roles that soils play in ecosystem development and function. The text emphasizes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

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: 16/11/2017

Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management by R. S. (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India) Dwivedi Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management
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Land degradation is caused by multiple forces, including extreme weather conditions particularly drought, and human activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility negatively affecting food production, livelihoods, and the production and provision of other ecosystem...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

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: 08/11/2017

Coming Soon

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: 31/01/2018

Soil Erosion Research Methods by R. Lal 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: 31/01/2018

High Resolution Palaeoclimatic Changes in the Selected Sectors of the Indian Himalaya by Using Speleothems Past Climatic Changes Using Cave Structures by Anoop Kumar Singh High Resolution Palaeoclimatic Changes in the Selected Sectors of the Indian Himalaya by Using Speleothems Past Climatic Changes Using Cave Structures

The study showed a gradual reduction in the precipitation from 4 ka BP onwards for about a millennium with a peak arid period between 3.2 and 3.1 ka BP.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/02/2018

The Soils of Iran by Mohammad Hassan Roozitalab The Soils of Iran

This unique book addresses Iran's extremely rich soil diversity and resources, which have developed under various climatic conditions ranging from dry to humid conditions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

The Soils of Ireland by Rachel Creamer The Soils of Ireland

This book provides a comprehensive overview of pedology in Ireland. The book was produced with the support and sponsorship of Teagasc, The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Ireland and the Irish Environmental Protection Agency.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2018

Clastic Hydrocarbon Reservoir Sedimentology by Xinghe Yu, Shengli Li, Shunli Li Clastic Hydrocarbon Reservoir Sedimentology
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This book presents a comprehensive assessment of clastic sedimentology and its application to reservoir geology. It covers the theoretical foundations of the topic and its use for scientists as well as professionals in the field. Further, it addresses all aspects...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/02/2018

Sedimentary Dynamics of Windfield-Source-Basin System New Concept for Interpretation and Prediction by Zaixing Jiang Sedimentary Dynamics of Windfield-Source-Basin System New Concept for Interpretation and Prediction

Wind-source-basin systems provide more plausible genetic interpretations of depositional systems (including both continental and marine facies, and clastic and carbonate systems), as well as more comprehensive and precise predictions of depositional systems (hydrocarbon reservoirs) in unknown regions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/02/2018

Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water Balance by S. K. (Senior Soil Physicist, Emeritus Scientist (2011-), Adjunct Professor (2013-), Department of Soil Science, Punjab Jalota Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water Balance
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Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Crop Productivity and Water examines the greenhouse gas emissions and their warming effect, climate change projections, crop productivity and water. The book explores the most important greenhouse gases that influence the climate system, technical terms...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Lithostratigraphy of Sicily by Luca Basilone Lithostratigraphy of Sicily

The new stratigraphic methods and the use of formations as mapping units have prompted the acquisition of new lithostratigraphic data, and a review of the previous units and their comparison with the new collected data, enabling the definition of a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2018

Other books in this genre

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: 06/11/2017

Hydrological Impacts of Land Use Changes on Water Resources Management and Socio-Economic Development ofthe Upper Ewaso Ng'iro River Basin in Kenya PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft by Stephen Njuguna Ngigi Hydrological Impacts of Land Use Changes on Water Resources Management and Socio-Economic Development ofthe Upper Ewaso Ng'iro River Basin in Kenya PhD: UNESCO-IHE Institute, Delft

Despite the apparently desperate situation of sub-Saharan Africa, rainwater harvesting and management is a viable intervention for upgrading rain-fed agriculture, improving water supply and sustainable livelihoods in water-scarce river basins. If strategies are developed to ensure equity allocation of basin...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

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

Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country by Stanley W. (University of California, Los Angeles, USA) Trimble Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country
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This thought-provoking book demonstrates how processes of landscape transformation, usually illustrated only in simplified or idealized form, play out over time in real, complex landscapes. Trimble illustrates how a simple landscape disturbance, generated in this case by agriculture, can spread...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2017

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Soil Management and Climate Change Effects on Organic Carbon, Nitrogen Dynamics, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Maria Angeles (Agricultural Engineer) Munoz Soil Management and Climate Change Effects on Organic Carbon, Nitrogen Dynamics, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Soil Management and Climate Change: Effects on Organic Carbon, Nitrogen Dynamics, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions provides a state of the art overview of recent findings and future research challenges regarding physical, chemical and biological processes controlling soil carbon, nitrogen dynamic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

Insecticides? Soil Microbiota Interactions by Maddela Naga Raju, Kadiyala Venkateswarlu 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: 13/10/2017

Soil Pollution From Monitoring to Remediation by Armando C. (University of Aveiro, Portugal) Duarte Soil Pollution From Monitoring to Remediation
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Soil Pollution: From Monitoring to Remediation provides comprehensive information on soil pollution, including causes, distribution, transport, the transformation and fate of pollutants in soil, and metabolite accumulation. The book covers organic, inorganic and nanoparticle pollutants and methodologies for their monitoring....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

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

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