Soils and Environmental Quality / Edition 3

Soils and Environmental Quality / Edition 3

by Gary M. Pierzynski, George F. Vance, J. Thomas Sims
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849316162

ISBN-13: 9780849316166

Pub. Date: 04/25/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Soil science and natural resource management is continually evolving. Building on the bestselling second edition, Soils and Environmental Quality, 3rd Edition presents an overview of basic soil science, hydrology, and the classification of pollutants. This completely revised and updated standard reference provides detailed discussions on the roles of soils and

Overview

Soil science and natural resource management is continually evolving. Building on the bestselling second edition, Soils and Environmental Quality, 3rd Edition presents an overview of basic soil science, hydrology, and the classification of pollutants. This completely revised and updated standard reference provides detailed discussions on the roles of soils and humans in the biogeochemical cycling of soil contaminants and substances of environmental concern. It includes updated material and new material, including drought impacts, ecological risk assessment, plant nutrient relationships in forest systems, and plant and pesticide relationships in turfgrass systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849316166
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/25/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Environmental Quality
The Atmosphere and Hydrosphere
Soil Ecosystems
Testing: Soils, Waters, Plants, Wastes, Organics
Soil Nitrogen and Environmental Quality
Soil Phosphorus and Environmental Quality
Soil Sulfur and Environmental Quality
Nutrient Management Planning
Trace Elements
Organic Chemicals in the Environment
The Atmosphere: Global Climate Change and Acidic Deposition
Remediation of Soil and Ground Water
Risk Assessment
APPENDICES
The Elements and their Symbols, Atomic Numbers, and Atomic Weights based on the Atomic Mass of 12C = 12
Conversion Factors for SI and Non-SI Units
Journals and Periodicals Related to the Environmental Sciences
Decision Case Studies in the Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education
Prefixes Used in the SI System of Units

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