Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends by Rattan Lal, Thomas Iivari, John M. Kimble, John M. Ki | | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends

Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends

by Rattan Lal, Thomas Iivari, John M. Kimble
     
 

ISBN-10: 1566705347

ISBN-13: 9781566705349

Pub. Date: 09/26/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

State of Soil Degradation in the U.S. examines the magnitude and severity of soil degradation by different processes in the U.S., including water erosion, wind erosion, C depletion, soil compaction, salt build-up, and soil contamination. In addition, it addresses policy issues with regard to economic and environmental impact, land use change, and global trends. It

Overview

State of Soil Degradation in the U.S. examines the magnitude and severity of soil degradation by different processes in the U.S., including water erosion, wind erosion, C depletion, soil compaction, salt build-up, and soil contamination. In addition, it addresses policy issues with regard to economic and environmental impact, land use change, and global trends. It covers past trends and future projections regarding soil degradation. The book provides a ready reference and data source for soil scientists and researchers, agronomists, environmentalists, land use planners, land managers, and policy makers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566705349
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/26/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends examines the magnitude and severity of soil degradation by different processes in the U.S., including water erosion, wind erosion, C depletion, soil compaction, salt build-up, and soil contamination. In addition, it addresses policy issues with regard to economic and environmental impact, land use change, and global trends. It covers past trends and future projections regarding soil degradation. The book provides a ready reference and data source for soil scientists and researchers, agronomists, environmentalists, land use planners, land managers, and policy makers.

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