Soil Science, Sedimentology


"Managing Soil Quality"

Challenges in Modern Agriculture

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Taking a management oriented approach, this title identifies key issues in soil quality and management options to enhance the sustainability of modern agriculture. Topics covered include major plant nutrients (N, P, K), soil acidity, soil organic matter, soil biodiversity, soil compaction, erosion, pesticides and urban waste. With illustrations. Hardback, 400 pages. Size: 244 x 172 mm. Weight: 953g.
Author:  (Schjonning, P., ed.)
ISBN:  085199671X
Publisher:  Cabi Publishing
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Microbiological Methods for Assessing Soil Quality"

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"Cabi Publishing" series; With growing concern about the protection of soil quality and biodiversity many countries have established regional and national programmes to monitor soil quality. This book reviews the theory and practice of a range of the various microbiological methods used within these programmes. With illustrations. Hardback, 320 pages. Size: 251 x 180 mm. Weight: 886g.
Author:  (Bloem, J. (Alterra, Wageningen, the Netherlands), ed.)
ISBN:  0851990983
Publisher:  Cabi Publishing
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Monitoring and Evaluation of Soil Conservation and Watershed Development Projects"

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Provides information and critical know-how to implement appropriate methodology and cost-efficient monitoring and evaluation systems better suited to assess the impacts of soil conservation and wastershed multi-sectoral development activities. This text draws on a worldwide experience of specialists and an array of ground-truthing projects. With illustrations (some col.), maps. Hardback, 496 pages. Weight: 870g.
Author:  (Graaff, Jan De, ed.)
ISBN:  1578083494
Publisher:  Science Publishers,U.S.
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics"

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This text provides a comprehensive overview of developments in river, coastal and estuarine morphodynamics. It should also be of interest to those who want to understand near wall turbulence and the effects of coherent structures on the mechanisms of sediment transports. With 111 figs., 2 tabs.. Hardback, 223 pages. Size: 230 x 161 mm. Weight: 431g.
Author:  (Seminara, Giovanni, ed.)
ISBN:  3540418393
Publisher:  Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Date:  2001  (Germany)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Sediment Management at the River Basin Scale"

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"Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources" series; Sediments are a natural part of aquatic systems and they are essential for the hydrological, geomorphological and ecological functioning of those systems. This work reviews some of the key requirements and challenges facing scientists, river basin managers, and policy makers for sustainable sediment management at the river basin scale. With illustrations. Hardback, 280 pages. Size: 240 x 165 mm. Weight: 664g.
Author:  (Owens, Phil, ed.)
ISBN:  0444519610
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2007  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources"

Sediment Quality and Impact Assessment of Pollutants

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"Sustainable Management of Sediment Resources (Sednet)" series; Includes sections on: Sampling; Chemical analysis; Biological analysis; Effect directed analysis and toxicity; Identification evaluation; Benthos sediment quality assessment; Modelling of pollutant fate and behaviour; and, Sediment quality guidelines. This book offers an overview on sediment quality and impact assessment of pollutants. With illustrations. Hardback, 348 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 543g.
Author:  (Barcelo, Damia, ed.)
ISBN:  0444519629
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2006  (Netherlands)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Using Local Resources to Improve Soil Fertility in Tanzania - 9041Iied"

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Paperback, 14 pages. Weight: 505g.
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ISBN:  1904035906
Publisher:  International Institute for Environment and Development
Date:   (UK)
Readership:  Undergraduate Soil Science, Sedimentology

"No-Tillage Seeding in Conservation Agriculture"

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Aims to describe, in lay terms, a range of international experiments designed to examine the causes of successes and failures in no-tillage. This book summarizes the advantages and disadvantages of no tillage. It highlights the pros and cons of a range of features and options, without promoting any particular product. With illustrations. 2 rev ed. Hardback, 352 pages. Size: 246 x 181 mm. Weight: 788g.
Author:  Baker, C.J. Saxton, K. E. Ritchie, W. R. (Centre for International No-Tillage Research and Engineering, New Zealand) Chamen, W. C. T. (4Ceasons Agriculture and Environment, Uk) Reicosky, D. C. (Usda, Ars) Ribeiro, F. (Instito Agronomico De Parana, Brazil) Justice, S. E. (National Agriculture and Environment Forum, Nepal) Hobbs, P. R. (Cornell University, Usa)
ISBN:  1845931165
Publisher:  Cabi Publishing
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"The Biology of Soil"

A Community and Ecosystem Approach

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"Biology of Habitats" series; Considers above-ground/below-ground feedback, herbivores, and the functional significance and regulation of soil biodiversity. This text is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in soil ecology and ecosystem science, as well as professional researchers in the fields of ecology and environmental biology. With numerous line drawings, halftones and tables. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 479g.
Author:  Bardgett, Richard
ISBN:  0198525036
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Extraordinary Plant Qualities for Biodynamics"

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Plants have many qualities which can be harnessed for use in health and beauty products. This illustrated book looks at the qualities of seven everyday plants - yarrow, chamomile, nettle, valerian, oak, dandelion and horsetail - and shows how their nature and habits relate to the positive characteristics they can bring to biodynamics. With 15 colour and over 50 b/w illustrations. Paperback, 160 pages. Size: 210 x 210 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  Bockemuhl, Jochen Jarvinen, Kari
ISBN:  0863155766
Publisher:  Floris Books
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Soil Sampling and Methods of Analysis"

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Describes various microbiological techniques, methods, and demonstrates tools that characterize the dynamics and chemistry of soil organic matter and soil testing for plant nutrients. This book provides a compilation of soil analytical techniques. It is suitable for those researchers and practitioners working with soil. With 144 black & white illustrations, 88 black & white tables, 7 black & white halftones. 2 rev ed. Hardback, 1264 pages. Size: 262 x 181 mm. Weight: 2231g.
Author:  Carter, Martin R. (Gregorich, E.G., ed.)
ISBN:  0849335868
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2007  (United States)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Peatlands and Environmental Change"

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"Ravan Writers" series; Considering peatlands as a whole ecosystem, this text provides a timely look at the consequences of the functioning of peatlands to the paleoenvironmental record, carbon cycling, and conservation issues. With maps. Paperback, 312 pages. Size: 243 x 194 mm. Weight: 674g.
Author:  Charman, Dan
ISBN:  0470844108
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Fundamentals of Soil Ecology"

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Emphasizes the importance of soils as the organizing center for all terrestrial ecosystems and provides an overview of theory and practice of soil ecology, both from an ecosystem and evolutionary biology point of view. This book includes coverage of the belowground biota, methods to identify and determine its distribution and abundance, and more. With approx. 150 illustrations. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 408 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 653g.
Author:  Coleman, D.C. Crossley, D.A. Hendrix, Paul F.
ISBN:  0121797260
Publisher:  Elsevier Science & Technology
Date:  2004  (United States)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments"

Measurement, Modelling and Management

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"Cabi Publishing" series; Reviews the major achievements made in soil erosion and sediment redistribution research and management. This book examines the developments made in three themes - measurement, modelling and management - and covers a variety of scales, in both time and space, and geographical locations. With illustrations, maps. Hardback, 384 pages. Weight: 930g.
Author:  Collins, A. J. (Landcare Research, Palmerston North, New Zealand) (Owens, P. N. (National Soil Resources Institute, Cranfield University, Uk), ed.)
ISBN:  0851990509
Publisher:  Cabi Publishing
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Soil Science, Sedimentology

"Investigation, Remediation and Protection of Land Resources"

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A guide to the complex problems of investigation and remediation of degraded land. This book addresses the fundamental science and engineering of land degradation and rehabilitation from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It provides an introduction for those in the area of land remediation. With over 200 illustrations, some in colour. Hardback, 320 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 788g.
Author:  Dieter, D. Genske
ISBN:  1870325877
Publisher:  Whittles Publishing
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Soil Science, Sedimentology

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