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Title Integrated watershed management in the global ecosystem / edited by Rattan Lal
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2000]
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Contents Rationale for watershed as a basis for sustainable management of soil and water resources / Rattan Lal -- Challenges in ecosystem management in watershed context in Asia / Jagir S. Samra and Hari Eswaran -- Operative processes for sediment-based watershed degradation in small, tropical volcanic island ecosystems / Samir A. El-Swaify -- Soil degradation in relation to land use and its countermeasures in the red and yellow soil region of southern China / T.L. Zhang [and others] -- Watershed management for erosion control in sloping lands in Asia / Eric T. Craswell and Chalinee Niamskul -- Watershed management for erosion control in steeplands of tropical Asia and Australia / Cyril A.A. Ciesiolka and Ghulam Mohd Hashim -- Watershed characteristics and management effects on dissolved load in water runoff : case studies from western Nigeria / Rattan Lal -- Sustaining a rice-wheat system in the Indo-Gangetic plains : the ecoregional context / Inder P. Abrol, Surinder M. Virmani, and Roy K. Gupta -- A landscape that unites : community-led management of Andean watershed resources / E. Bronson-Knapp [and others] -- Agroecological impacts of 5 years of a practical program for restoration of a degraded Sahelian watershed / Andrew Manu [and others] -- Natural resource management in a watershed scale : what can agroforestry contribute? / Dennis P. Garrity and Fahmuddin Agus -- Crop yield variability due to erosion on a complex landscape in west central Ohio / Edie Salchow and Rattan Lal -- A landscape/lifescape approach to sustainability in the tropics : the experiences of the SANREM CRSP at three sites / William L. Hargrove [and others] -- Model-based evaluation of land use and management strategies in a nitrate-polluted drinking water catchment in North Germany / Kurt Christian Kersebaum -- Quantification of leached pollutants into the groundwater caused by agricultural land use -- model-based scenario studies as a method for quantitative risk assessment of groundwater pollution / Angelika Wurbs, Kurt Christian Kersebaum, and Christoph Merz -- The economies of land restoration and conservation in an environmentally sound agriculture / Luther Tweeten and Jeff Hopkins -- Economic analysis of sedimentation impacts for watershed management / Fred Hitzhusen -- Land degradation and food security : economic impacts of watershed degradation / Pierre Crosson and Jock R. Anderson -- People, property, and profit in catchment management : examples from Kenya and elsewhere / Mary Tiffen and Francis Gichuki -- The participatory multipurpose watershed project : nature's salvation or Schumacher's nightmare / Robert E. Rhoades -- People's involvement in watershed management : lessons from working among resource-poor farmers / T. Francis Shaxon -- Watershed management for mitigating the greenhouse effect / John M. Kimble and Rattan Lal -- Managing watershed for food security and environmental quality : challenges for the 21st century / Rattan Lal
Notes Based on the proceedings of the international conference held at Toronto, Canada in July 1997, sponsored by the International Affairs Committee of the Soil and Water Conservation Society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ecosystem management -- Congresses
Watershed management -- Congresses
Genre/Form Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings.
Toronto (1997)
Form Electronic book
Author Lal, R.
Soil and Water Conservation Society (U.S.). International Affairs Committee.
ISBN 1420074423