A practical guide to the latest techniques to measure sediments, seabed, water and transport mechanisms in estuaries and coastal... Læs mere
Kristina M. Lyons presents an ethnography of human-soil relations in which she follows state soil scientists and peasant farmers... Læs mere
Gives detailed information on various instruments, techniques and experiment protocols of microbiology and soil biology. The beauty of... Læs mere
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Soil fertility refers to the amount of nutrients in the soil, which is sufficient to support plant life. Soil fertility is critical in sustainable farming and needs to be... Læs mere
This book, the 35th volume of Issues in Environmental Science and Technology, examines the current status of soils across the globe and their potential for food production to meet the needs of the World's population in the 21st Century.
Includes a review of current understanding and knowledge of the biological management of soil ecosystems through a... Læs mere
Written by a multidisciplinary group of soil and environmental scientists, Biophysico-Chemical... Læs mere
Essential technical information for building on expansive soils --complete with practical, proven design... Læs mere
The author addresses the principles of the subject from the viewpoint of modern processes, emphasising a general science narrative approach in the main text, with quantitative background derived in enabling 'cookie' appendices.
Investigating the complex interplay between tectonics and sedimentation is a key endeavor in modern earth science. Many of the world... Læs mere
Recommended by users for its clear explanations and readability. Troeh and Thompson's Soil; and Soil Fertility provides and excellent overview of soils for students in agriculture and the environmental sciences.