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New and Published Books

  1. Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design

    By Niall Kirkwood, Kate Kennen

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Soil and Water Chemistry

    An Integrative Approach, Second Edition

    By Michael E. Essington

    The second edition of a bestseller, Soil and Water Chemistry: An Integrative Approach maintains the balanced perspective that made the first edition a hugely popular textbook. The second edition includes new figures and tables, new chapters, and expanded exercises in each chapter. It covers topics...

    Published April 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Trace Elements in Abiotic and Biotic Environments

    By Alina Kabata-Pendias, Barbara Szteke

    Trace Elements in Abiotic and Biotic Environments helps readers understand the fundamental principles and phenomena that control the transfer of trace elements. This book describes the occurrence and behavior of trace elements in rocks, soil, water, air, and plants, and also discusses the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Phosphate in Soils

    Interaction with Micronutrients, Radionuclides and Heavy Metals

    Edited by H. Magdi Selim

    Series: Advances in Trace Elements in the Environment

    Edited by One of the Best Specialists in Soil Science Recent studies reveal that Phosphorus (P) in the form of phosphate, a macronutrient essential for plant growth, and crop yields can influence the bioavailability, retention, and mobility of trace elements, metal(loid)s, and radio nuclides in...

    Published February 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johannes Lehmann, Stephen Joseph

    Biochar is the carbon-rich product which occurs when biomass (such as wood, manure or crop residues) is heated in a closed container with little or no available air. It can be used to improve agriculture and the environment in several ways, and its persistence in soil and ...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Geotherapy

    Innovative Methods of Soil Fertility Restoration, Carbon Sequestration, and Reversing CO2 Increase

    Edited by Thomas J. Goreau, Ronal W. Larson, Joanna Campe

    A Practical, Get-Your-Hands-in-the-Soil Manual Global climate change, increasing pollution, and continued rapid population growth is wreaking havoc on the planet. Stabilizing the environment at safe levels requires a large-scale restoration of damaged ecosystems. Geotherapy: Innovative Methods of...

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Soil Management of Smallholder Agriculture

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B.A. Stewart

    Series: Advances in Soil Science

    Nearly two billion people depend on hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers for food security. Yet, these farmers’ lives also hang in the balance due to their extreme vulnerability to the risks of soil degradation and depletion, soil exhaustion, climate change, and numerous biotic and abiotic...

    Published November 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

    Edited by Jochen Bundschuh, Hartmut M. Holländer, Lena Qiying Ma

    Series: Arsenic in the environment

    Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic,...

    Published November 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Manual of Soil Laboratory Testing

    Volume III: Effective Stress Tests, Third Edition

    By K. H. Head, Roger Epps

    This volume provides a comprehensive working manual for the laboratory testing of soils for civil engineers. It is an essential practical handbook for all who are engaged in laboratory testing of soils as well as being of great value to professional engineers, consultants, academics and students in...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Whittles Publishing

  10. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils

    Principles & Applications

    By H. Magdi Selim

    During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of...

    Published September 17th 2014 by CRC Press