Fundamentals of Soil Ecology

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9780121797256: Fundamentals of Soil Ecology

This graduate level text reference is designed to be a bridge between ecologists and soil scientists. There is increasing awareness that soil is the organizing center for all terrestrial ecosystems. This text examines why this is so, in terms of the physics, chemistry, and biology of soil ecosystems. Biodiversity and global change and the important role soils play in global carbon balance are also discussed.
Fundamentals of Soil Ecology will be a valuable addition to your research library.

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* Fundamentals of Soil Ecology is a holistic approach to soil biology and ecosystem function and treats soils as:
* Living entities, not "black boxes"
* Organizing centers for how ecosystems function over time
* Filled with diverse biota, fauna, microbes, and roots

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This book is a blending of basic and applied approaches in one of the most intriguing "last frontiers" in human endeavors.

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This graduate level text reference is designed to be a bridge between ecologists and soil scientists. There is increasing awareness that soil is the organizing center for all terrestrial ecosystems. This text examines why this is so, in terms of the physics, chemistry, and biology of soil ecosystems. Biodiversity and global change and the important role soils play in global carbon balance are also discussed.

Fundamentals of Soil Ecology is a holistic approach to soil biology and ecosystem function and treats soils as:
* Living entities, not "black boxes"
* Organizing centers for how ecosystems function over time
* Filled with diverse biota, fauna, microbes, and roots
Fundamentals of Soil Ecology will be a valuable addition to your research library

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