Soils and Landscape Restoration
  • Author : John A. Stanturf
  • Release Date : 24 October 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128131947

Download or read book entitled Soils and Landscape Restoration written by John A. Stanturf and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 24 October 2020 with total pages 440. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Soils and Landscape Restoration provides a multidisciplinary synthesis on the sustainable management and restoration of soils in various landscapes. The book presents applicable knowledge of above- and below-ground interactions and biome specific realizations along with in-depth investigations of particular soil degradation pathways. It focuses on severely degraded soils (e.g., eroded, salinized, mined) as well as the restoration of wetlands, grasslands and forests. The book addresses the need to bring together current perspectives on land degradation and restoration in soil science and restoration ecology to better incorporate soil-based information when restoration plans are formulated. Incudes a chapter on climate change and novel ecosystems, thus collating the perspective of soil scientists and ecologists on this consequential and controversial topic Connects science to international policy and practice Includes summaries at the end of each chapter to elucidate principles and key points