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Know soil, know life /

Other Authors: Lindbo, David L., Kozlowski, Deb A., Robinson, Clay., Soil Science Society of America.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Madison, WI : Soil Science Society of America, 2012
Series: ACSESS publications (Print)
Contents: Ch. 1 Know Soil, Know Life / Clay Robinson -- Soil's Importance To People -- Soil's Importance In The Environment -- How Much Soil Is On Earth -- What Is Soil -- Basic Soil Processes -- Soils And Biomes -- Population Growth And Soil -- Summary -- ch. 2 Physical Properties Of Soil And Soil Formation / Rich Hayes -- Soil Color -- Soil Texture -- Soil Structure -- Soil Consistence -- Soil Horizons And Profile -- Bulk Density -- Water And Water Movement -- Depth To Seasonal Saturation -- Permeability -- Infiltration -- Soil Organic Matter -- Soil Formation -- Summary -- ch. 3 Soil Biology: The Living Component Of Soil / Tom Loynachan -- Organisms Of The Soil -- Life Above The Soil Depends On Life In The Soil -- Soil Quality And Soil Management -- Summary -- ch. 4 Chemical Properties Of Soil: Soil Fertility And Nutrient Management / Bianca Moebius-Clune -- Nutrient Supply To Plants And Nutrient Cycling In Soil -- Nutrient Mobility In Soil -- Soil Properties Influencing Nutrient Supply To Plants -- Assessing Nutrient Deficiency In Plants -- Nutrient Management -- Summary -- ch. 5 Soil Classification, Soil Survey, And Interpretations Of Soil / Clay Robinson -- Soil Classification -- Soil Surveys And Mapping -- Interpretations -- Summary -- ch. 6 Environmental Science, Soil Conservation, And Land Use Management / Bianca Moebius-Clune -- Natural Processes Affecting Soil Degradation -- Human Activities Affecting Soil Degradation -- Summary -- ch. 7 Soils And Biomes / David Lindbo -- Forests -- Grasslands -- Tundra -- Deserts -- Shrublands -- Aquatic Biomes/Wetlands -- Summary -- ch. 8 Soils And Society / David Lindbo -- Soils And Human Culture -- Soils And Human Health -- Challenges To The Soil: Then, Now, And Looking Ahead -- Have We Learned Enough From Past Mistakes? -- Summary -- ch. 9 Careers In Soil Science: Dig In, Make A Difference / David Lindbo -- So Then, What Does A Soil Scientist Do? -- Who Hires A Soil Scientist? -- What Type Of Education Do You Need? -- Do I Need A Certification Or A License To Be A Soil Scientist? -- A Series Of Adventures! Lisa "Dirtgirl" Bryant -- A Lifelong Scientist! Bill Schuster -- My Diverse Life As A Soil Scientist. Dawn Ferris -- Never Stop Learning! Missy Holzer -- Enjoy The Challenge! Matthew "Matt" Duncan -- Solving Problems, Reclaiming Land. Bruce Buchanan.
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