Soils : basic concepts and future challenges [E-Book] / [edited by] Giacomo Certini, Riccardo Scalenghe.
Scalenghe, Riccardo, (editor)
Certini, Giacomo, (editor) / Ugolini, Fiorenzo C., (honoree)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
1 online resource (xvii, 310 pages)
englisch
9780511535802
9780521851732
9781107406438
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Table of Contents:
  • Concepts of soils /
  • Richard W. Arnold
  • Pedogenic processes and pathways of horizon differentiation /
  • Stanley W. Buol
  • Soil phases : The inorganic solid phase /
  • G. Jock Churchman
  • Soil phases : The organic solid phase /
  • Claire Chenu
  • Soil phases : The liquid phase /
  • Randy A. Dahlgren
  • Soil phases : The gaseous phase /
  • Andrey V. Smagin
  • Soil phases : The living phase /
  • Oliver Dilly, Eva-Maria Pfeiffer and Ulrich Irmler
  • The state factor theory of soil formation /
  • Ronald Amundson
  • Factors of soil formation : Parent material. As exemplified by a comparison of granitic and basaltic soils /
  • M. Jeff Wilson
  • Factors of soil formation : Climate as exemplified by volcanic ash soils /
  • Sadao Shoji, Masami Nanzyo and Tadashi Takahashi
  • Factors of soil formation : Topography /
  • Robert C. Graham
  • Factors of soil formation : Biota. As exemplified by case studies on the direct imprint of trees on trace metal concentrations in soils /
  • Francoise Courchesne
  • Factors of soil formation : Time /
  • Ewart A. FitzPatrick
  • Soil formation on Earth and beyond : The role of additional soil forming factors /
  • Giacomo Certini and Riccardo Scalenghe
  • Soil functions and land use /
  • Johan Bouma
  • Physical degradation of soils /
  • Michael J. Singer
  • Chemical degradation of soils /
  • Peter Blaser
  • The future of soil research /
  • Anthony C. Edwards.