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Soil science, sedimentology books

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Recently Published

Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management by R. S. Dwivedi Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management

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

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

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

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: 28/10/2017

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology by David C. (Professor Emeritus, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA) Coleman, Mac (USDA Fore Callaham Fundamentals of Soil Ecology
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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: 15/10/2017

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: 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

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

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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: 20/11/2017

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: 26/11/2017

The Soils of Poland by Renata Maria Bednarek, Michal Jankowski, Marcin Switoniak The Soils of Poland
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This detailed characterization of Poland's soils provides scientists, ecologists, and land management professionals with an unrivalled reference resource containing exhaustive data on everything from the soils and their formative environments to land use.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

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.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

Atlas of Sedimentary Structures by Zhong Jianhua, Rodney Grapes Atlas of Sedimentary Structures
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Where other books cover the wider field of sedimentary rocks and petrography, this volume focuses on the sedimentary structures of Chinese oil-bearing basins, dealing with a range from bedding and chemical structures to those induced by wind and ice.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

The Future of Soil Carbon Its Conservation and Formation by Carlos (Professor of Research, Agency Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Centre for Soil Science and Applied Bio 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: 15/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Pedometrics by Alex B. 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: 01/10/2017

Landslide Risk Assessment, Management & Reduction by Valentina Svalova Landslide Risk Assessment, Management & Reduction


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

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

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

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

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: 30/09/2017

Soil and Water Contamination, 2nd Edition by Marcel van der Perk Soil and Water Contamination, 2nd Edition

Soil and Water Contamination, Second Edition gives a structured overview of transport and fate processes of environmental contaminants. Dealing with all topics essential for understanding and predicting contaminant patterns in soil, groundwater and surface water, it contributes to the formation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

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

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: 15/09/2017

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: 14/09/2017

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