Soil Security for Ecosystem Management: Mediterranean Soil Ecosystems 1 by Selim KapurSoil Security for Ecosystem Management: Mediterranean Soil Ecosystems 1 by Selim Kapur

Soil Security for Ecosystem Management: Mediterranean Soil Ecosystems 1

EditorSelim Kapur, Sabit Ersahin

Paperback | September 11, 2013

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The term "Soil Security" is used in the context of maintaining the quality and quantity of soil needed in order to ensure continuous supplies of food and fresh water for our society. Topics in this unique book on the management of soil sustainability in the Mediterranean region include: soil information, land degradation, land desertification, pedoenvironments, and the carbon cycle and sequestration. One main focus of the book is the description of new approaches that have been adapted with regards to interdisciplinary soil ecosystem management to combat and mitigate desertification. The contributing authors are renowned experts in their fields which cover the subjects on traditional as well as innovative land use and management.
Title:Soil Security for Ecosystem Management: Mediterranean Soil Ecosystems 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:125 pagesPublished:September 11, 2013Publisher:Springer International PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319006983

ISBN - 13:9783319006987

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Table of Contents

Managing Terrestrial Carbon in a Changing Climate.- Land Degradation and Security Linkages in the Mediterranean Region.- Role of soil information in Land Degradation and Desertification mapping.- Pedoenvironments of the Mediterranean countries. Resources and threats.- Carbon Cycle and Sequestration in Terrestrial Ecosystems with Specific Reference to Mediterranean and Boreal Regions.- Soil and Terroir.- Polygenic red calcic soils in coastal Middle Palaeolithic environments, Israel: taxonomy and pedosedimentary reconstructions.