Sustaining soil productivity in response to global climate change : science, policy, and ethics / editors, Thomas J. Sauer, John M. Norman, Mannava V.K. Sivakumar

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Subjects: Soil management
Sustainable agriculture
Greenhouse gas mitigation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
LC Classification: S
Physical Description: xviii, 243 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm
Additional Authors: Sauer, Thomas J
Norman, John M
Siva Kumar, M. V. K
Notes: LCCN: 2011012031
ISBN: 9780470958575 (hardback)
ISBN: 047095857X (hardback)
Summary: "Sustaning Soil Productivity in Response to Global Climate Change is a two-part text bringing together the latest research in soil science and climatology and the ethical, political and social issues surrounding the stewardship of this vital resource. Chapters include scientific studies on microbial function, maintaining fertility, and the effects of greenhouse gas emissions, as well as ethical issues ranging from allocation of land use to policies needed for conservation. Based on topics presented by speakers at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's conference, this text is internationally contributed to by experts in the field"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 707246947
ISBN/ISSN: 9780470958575
047095857X