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Managing Soils and Terrestrial Systems

Edited by: Brian D. Fath , Sven E. Jørgensen , Megan Cole

Print publication date:  July  2020
Online publication date:  July  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138342651
eBook ISBN: 9780429346255
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9780429346255
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Bringing together a wealth of knowledge, Environmental Management Handbook, Second Edition, gives a comprehensive overview of environmental problems, their sources, their assessment, and their solutions. Through in-depth entries and a topical table of contents, readers will quickly find answers to questions about environmental problems and their corresponding management issues. This six-volume set is a reimagining of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Environmental Management, published in 2013, and features insights from more than 400 contributors, all experts in their field.

The experience, evidence, methods, and models used in studying environmental management are presented here in six stand-alone volumes, arranged along the major environmental systems.

Features

  • The first handbook that demonstrates the key processes and provisions for enhancing environmental management
  • Addresses new and cutting-edge topics on ecosystem services, resilience, sustainability, food?energy?water nexus, socio-ecological systems, and more
  • Provides an excellent basic knowledge on environmental systems, explains how these systems function, and offers strategies on how to best manage them
  • Includes the most important problems and solutions facing environmental management today

In this third volume, Managing Soils and Terrestrial Systems, the general concepts and processes of the geosphere with its related soil and terrestrial systems are introduced. It explains how these systems function and provides strategies on how to best manage them. It serves as an excellent resource for finding basic knowledge on the geosphere systems and includes important problems and solutions that environmental managers face today. This book practically demonstrates the key processes, methods, and models used in studying environmental management.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Agricultural Soils: Nitrous Oxide Emissions Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Agriculture: Energy Use and Conservation Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Agriculture: Organic Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Erosion by Water: Accelerated Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Erosion: Irrigation-Induced Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Pesticide Translocation Control: Soil Erosion Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Pesticides Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Salt-Affected Soils: Sustainable Agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Sodic Soils: Irrigation Farming Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Agricultural Soils: Carbon and Nitrogen Biological Cycling Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Agricultural Soils: Phosphorus Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Erosion and Global Change Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Erosion and Precipitation Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Erosion: History Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Erosion by Wind: Global Hot Spots Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Erosion by Wind: Principles Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Erosion: Snowmelt Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Erosion: Soil Quality Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Farming: Organic Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Global Climate Change: World Soils Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Integrated Farming Systems Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Organic Soil Amendments Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Pasturelands, Rangelands, and Other Grazing Social-Ecological Systems Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Salt-Affected Soils: Physical Properties and Behavior Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Sodic Soils: Properties Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Soil Degradation: Global Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Soil Erosion and Carbon Dioxide Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Soil Quality: Carbon and Nitrogen Gases Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Sustainable Agriculture: Soil Quality Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Drought and Agricultural Production in the Central Andes Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Mines: Rehabilitation of Open Cut Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Bioenergy Crops: Carbon Balance Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Erosion by Water: Amendment Techniques Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Erosion by Water: Assessment and Control Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Erosion by Water: Empirical Methods Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Erosion by Water: Process-Based Modeling Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Erosion by Wind: Source, Measurement, Prediction, and Control Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Erosion Control: Tillage and Residue Methods Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Pest Management: Modeling Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Soil Quality: Indicators Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Acid Sulfate Soils: Management Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Agricultural Water Quantity Management Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Erosion by Water: Vegetative Control Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Erosion Control: Soil Conservation Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Farming: Organic Pest Management Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Integrated Nutrient Management Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Integrated Pest Management Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Integrated Weed Management Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Manure Management: Compost and Biosolids Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Manure Management: Dairy Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Manure Management: Phosphorus Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Manure Management: Poultry Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Organic Matter: Management Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Pest Management Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Pest Management: Ecological Agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Pest Management: Ecological Aspects Download PDF
Chapter  57:  Pest Management: Legal Aspects Download PDF
Chapter  58:  Acid Sulfate Soils: Formation Download PDF
Chapter  59:  Erosion and Sediment Control: Vegetative Techniques Download PDF
Chapter  60:  Precision Agriculture: Engineering Aspects Download PDF
Chapter  61:  Sodic Soils: Reclamation Download PDF
Chapter  62:  Tillage Erosion: Terrace Formation Download PDF
Chapter  63:  Erosion by Wind-Driven Rain Download PDF
Chapter  64:  Organic Matter: Global Distribution in World Ecosystems Download PDF
Chapter  65:  Permafrost Download PDF
Chapter  66:  Salt-Affected Soils: Plant Response Download PDF
Chapter  67:  Agricultural Runoff Download PDF
Chapter  68:  Desertification Download PDF
Chapter  69:  Desertification: Prevention and Restoration Download PDF
Chapter  70:  Erosion Download PDF
Chapter  71:  Erosion by Water: Erosivity and Erodibility Download PDF
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