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The Future of Soil Carbon Its Conservation and Formation by Carlos (Professor of Research, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Centre for Soil Science and Applied Biology of Garcia The Future of Soil Carbon Its Conservation and Formation
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The Future of Soil Carbon: Its Conservation and Formation provides readers with an integrative approach to understanding the important role of organic carbon in soil functioning and fertility. Terrestrial interactions between SOC and complex human-natural systems require new fundamental and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

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: 18/04/2018

Soil Nitrogen Uses and Environmental Impacts by Rattan Lal Soil Nitrogen Uses and Environmental Impacts

Nitrogen (N) is potentially one of the most complex elements on the Earth. It is necessary for all biological activity, but creates negative impacts on water and air quality. There is a balancing act between deficiency and surplus and the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2018

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: 16/03/2018

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: 19/02/2018

High Resolution Palaeoclimatic Changes in Selected Sectors of the Indian Himalaya by Using Speleothems Past Climatic Changes Using Cave Structures by Anoop Kumar Singh High Resolution Palaeoclimatic Changes in 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: 25/01/2018

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: 24/01/2018

Soils in Waste Treatment and Utilization Volume I: Land Treatment by W.H. Fuller Soils in Waste Treatment and Utilization Volume I: Land Treatment

In these books, we bring together and correlate recent information known to have a prominent influence on the rate of movement of pollutants from wastes and their leachates in the soil. The emphasis is on those characteristics most amenable to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

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Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon - outcome document of the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon 2017, 21-23 March 2017 - FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy by Food and Agriculture Organization Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon - outcome document of the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon 2017, 21-23 March 2017 - FAO Headquarters, 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: 26/04/2018

Basic Soil Mechanics by R. Whitlow Basic Soil Mechanics

The second edition of this popular text includes a computer-based simulation package which contains a suite of interactive spreadsheet assignments covering a wide range of topics, as well as an online reference manual.
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 28/04/2018

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: 30/04/2018

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: 02/05/2018

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: 01/06/2018

Quaternary History of the Coorong Coastal Plain, Southern Australia An Archive of Environmental and Global Sea-Level Changes by Colin V. Murray-Wallace Quaternary History of the Coorong Coastal Plain, Southern Australia An Archive of Environmental and Global Sea-Level Changes

This book provides an up-to-date overview of the Quaternary geological and geomorphological evolution of the Coorong Coastal Plain region and its significance in a global context for understanding long-term records of Quaternary sea-level changes. The Coorong Coastal Plain in southern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2018

The Soils of Argentina by Gerardo Rubio The Soils of Argentina

It also deals with future scenarios of the relationships between soil science and other disciplines and the main challenges that soil science will face in the future.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/06/2018

Management of Soil Problems by Khan Towhid Osman Management of Soil Problems

Unsuitable characteristics are considered to be soil problems, soil constraints or soil limitations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2018

Global Soil Security: Soil Science-Society Interfaces Proceedings of the 2nd Global Soil Security Conference, December 5-6, 2016, Paris, France by Dominique (INRA-InfoSol Unit, Orleans, France) Arrouays Global Soil Security: Soil Science-Society Interfaces Proceedings of the 2nd Global Soil Security Conference, December 5-6, 2016, Paris, France
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Soil, this highly pressurized and crucial resource, is indispensable partner to meet sustainable development goals. The demonstration is done by linking businesses, practitioners, policymakers and researchers on soil security dimensions through good working practices, business solutions, scientific outcomes and international...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2018

Simple Methods to Study Pedology and Edaphology of Indian Tropical Soils by D.K. Pal Simple Methods to Study Pedology and Edaphology of Indian Tropical Soils

This book discusses how research efforts have established an organic link between pedology and edaphology of five pedogenetically important soil orders as Alfisols, Mollisols, Ultisols, Vertisols and Inceptisols of tropical Indian environments. The book highlights how this new knowledge was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2018

Engineering Practices for Management of Soil Salinity: Agricultural, Physiological, and Adaptive Approaches by Megh R. (University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (Retired professor)) Goyal Engineering Practices for Management of Soil Salinity: Agricultural, Physiological, and Adaptive Approaches
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Abiotic stresses are known to adversely impact agricultural productivity on millions of hectares globally, and it is projected that these problems are likely to increase, primarily due to anthropogenic interventions as well as climatic changes. Understanding abiotic stresses-especially salt stress...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2018

Other books in this genre

Management of Carbon Sequestration in Soil by Rattan Lal Management of Carbon Sequestration in Soil

This book addresses the importance of soil processes in the global carbon cycle.Agricultural activities considered responsible for an increase in CO2 levels in our atmosphere include: deforestation, biomass burning, tillage and intensive cultivation, and drainage of wetlands.However, agriculture can also...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

Handbook of Soils and Climate in Agriculture by Victor J. Kilmer Handbook of Soils and Climate in Agriculture

The sections in this handbook series reflect the input of different editors and advisory boards, and as a consequence, there is considerable variation in both the depth and coverage offered within a given area. However, an attempt has been made...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production Beneficial and Deleterious Effects by J. Altman Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production Beneficial and Deleterious Effects

Pesticide Interactions in Crop Production: Beneficial and Deleterious Effects evaluates the effects of pesticides on plants by exploring the physical, chemical, biological, and ecological interactions of pesticides that influence a crop. The effects of pesticides on the environment and on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

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

Soil Biology Effects on Soil Quality by J. L. Hatfield Soil Biology Effects on Soil Quality

Soil Biology is a state-of-the art review focusing on the linkage between biological processes that occur in the soil and their impact on soil quality. Topics considered include the microbial ecology of conservation management systems, dynamic processes of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

Modern Soil Microbiology, Second Edition by Jan Dirk van Elsas Modern Soil Microbiology, Second Edition

In the ten years since the publication of Modern Soil Microbiology, the study of soil microbiology has significantly changed, both in the understanding of the diversity and function of soil microbial communities and in research methods. Ideal for students in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

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 the Rupnarayan River, which offers a representative example of a tidal river combining fluvial and marine processes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

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

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