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Title Soil health and climate change / Bhupinder Pal Singh, Annette L. Cowie, K. Yin Chan, editors
Published Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, ©2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 403 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Soil biology ; v. 29, 1613-3382
Soil biology ; 29
Contents Soil health and climate change : an overview / Rattan Lal -- Soil health indicators under climate change : a review of current knowledge / Diane E. Allen, Bhupinder Pal Singh and Ram C. Dalal -- Climate change on soil structure and soil health : impacts and adaptation / Kwong Yin Chan -- Soil pH, soil health and climate change / Ram C. Dalal [and others] -- The nitrogen cycle : implications for management, soil health and climate change / Bijay-Singh -- Soil respiration in future global change scenarios / Bhupinder Pal Singh, Vivien de Rémy de Courcelles and Mark A. Adams -- Soil biota, soil health and global change / P.M. Mele -- Tillage and crop stubble management and soil health in a changing climate / Brian W. Murphy [and others] -- Intensification in pastoral farming : impacts on soil attributes and gaseous emissions / Surinder Saggar, Jiafa Luo, Dong-Gill Kim and Neha Jha -- Climate change impacts on soil processes in rangelands / David J. Eldridge, Richard S.B. Greene and Christoper Dean -- Possible impacts of climate change on forest soil health / R. John Raison and Partap K. Khanna -- Rehabilitated mine-site management, soil health and climate change / Natasha C. Banning [and others] -- Organic farming : pros and cons for soil health and climate change / Elizabeth Stockdale -- Biochar in soil for climate change mitigation and adaptation / David Waters [and others] -- Bioenergy systems, soil health and climate change / Brendan H. George and Annette L. Cowie
Summary "Soil Health and Climate Change" presents a comprehensive overview of the concept of soil health, including the significance of key soil attributes and management of soil health in conventional and emerging land use systems in the context of climate change. Starting with a review of the physical, chemical and biological indicators of soil health and their significance for monitoring the impacts of climate change, this book then focuses on describing the role of soil structure, pH, organic matter, nitrogen, respiration and biota in sustaining the basic functions of soil ecosystems, etc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In Springer e-books
Subject Soils -- Quality.
Soil fertility.
Soil productivity.
Climatic changes.
Climate Change.
climate change
soil fertility
soil quality
Form Electronic book
Author Singh, Bhupinder Pal.
Cowie, Annette L.
Chan, K. Yin.
LC no. 2011933561
ISBN 9783642202568 (electronic bk.)
364220256X (electronic bk.)