Quantifying And Managing Soil Functions In Earth's Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation And…

Hardcover | February 20, 2017

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Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth's Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, Volume 142, the latest in the Advances in Agronomy series continues its reputation as a leading reference and first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. Each volume contains an eclectic group of reviews by leading scientists throughout the world. Five volumes are published yearly, ensuring that the authors contributions are disseminated to the readership in a timely manner. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. Includes numerous, timely, state-of-the-art reviews on the latest advancements in agronomy Features distinguished, well recognized authors from around the world Builds upon this venerable and iconic review series Covers the extensive variety and breadth of subject matter in the crop and soil sciences

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Quantifying and Managing Soil Functions in Earth's Critical Zone: Combining Experimentation and Mathematical Modelling, Volume 142, the latest in the Advances in Agronomy series continues its reputation as a leading reference and first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. Each volume contains an eclectic group of reviews by...

Donald L. Sparks is the S. Hallock du Pont Chair in Soil and Environmental Chemistry, Francis Alison Professor and Director of the Delaware Environmental Institute at the University of Delaware. He is internationally recognized for his landmark research on the kinetics and mechanisms of metal/oxyanion/nutrient reactions at biogeochemic...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:440 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 20, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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1. Soil Functions in Earth's Critical Zone: Key Results and Conclusions 2. Soil Water Characteristics of European SoilTrEC Critical Zone Observatories 3. Reduced Subsurface Lateral Flow in Agroforestry System Is Balanced by Increased Water Retention Capacity: Rainfall Simulation and Model Validation 4. Interception of Subsurface Lateral Flow Through Enhanced Vertical Preferential Flow in an Agroforestry System Observed Using Dye-Tracing and Rainfall Simulation Experiments 5. Effects of Dry and Wet Sieving of Soil on Identification and Interpretation of Microbial Community Composition 6. Soil Mineralogy Changes With Different Agricultural Practices During 8-Year Soil Development From the Parent Material of a Mollisol 7. Modeling Soil Aggregation at the Early Pedogenesis Stage From the Parent Material of a Mollisol Under Different Agricultural Practices 8. Quantifying the Incipient Development of Soil Structure and Functions Within a Glacial Forefield Chronosequence 9. Factors Controlling Soil Structure Dynamics and Carbon Sequestration Across Different Climatic and Lithological Conditions 10. Integrated Critical Zone Model (1D-ICZ): A Tool for Dynamic Simulation of Soil Functions and Soil Structure 11. Modeling the Impact of Carbon Amendments on Soil Ecosystem Functions Using the 1D-ICZ Model 12. Valuation of Soil Ecosystem Services 13. European Contribution Towards a Global Assessment of Agricultural Soil Organic Carbon Stocks