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Winner of the 2017 CBHL Literature Award of Excellence in Landscape Design and Architecture Phyto presents the concepts of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in one comprehensive guide, illustrating when plants can be considered for the uptake, removal or mitigation of on-site pollutants. Current scientific case studies are covered, highlighting the advantages...
Soil is the most complicated of materials and an essential element to life. Now in a new second edition, Introduction to Soil Chemistry provides professionals with the background they need to analyze soil, interpret their findings, and develop new analytical methods for soil.
An integrated textbook on the atmosphere-vegetation-soil continuum for students, researchers and professionals in meteorology, hydrology, soil science and environmental science.
This multi-contributor, international volume synthesizes contributions from the world's leading soil scientists and ecologists, describing cutting-edge research that provides a basis for the maintenance of soil health and sustainability.
Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere covers current knowledge on the molecular basis of plant-microbe interactions in the rhizosphere. Also included in the book are both reviews and research-based chapters describing experimental materials and methods.
This book surveys advances in technologies using green plants for remediation of metals and metalloids. Coverage includes biomonitoring of heavy metal pollution, toxicity mechanisms, methods for minimizing pollution while improving soil quality and more.
Integration of ichnological information into sedimentological models, and vice versa, is one of the main means by which we can improve our understanding of ancient depositional environments. This book aims to make ichnological methods as part of facies interpretation more popular, and more.
"Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--T.p. verso.
Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Cleaner Technologies and Cleaner Products for Sustainable Development" held in Budapest, Hungary, September 12-15,1994
An evolving, living organic/inorganic covering, soil is in dynamic equilibrium with the atmosphere above, the biosphere within, and the geology below. It acts as an anchor for roots, a purveyor of water and nutrients, a residence for a vast community of microorganisms and animals, a sanitizer of the environment, and...