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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.
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.
By Dan Binkley
Forest soils are the foundation of the entire forest ecosystem and complex, long-term interactions between trees, soil animals, and the microbial community shape soils in was that are very distinct from agricultural soils.
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...
* Builds on the success of the previous editions to present an unparalleled resource on soil formation and classification. *12 page color plate section featuring soil profiles. * Inclusion of new classification systems in China and Brazil.