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Urban soils

applications and practices

by Phillip J. Craul

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban soils

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 348-356) and indexes.

    StatementPhillip J. Craul.
    ContributionsLienhart, James R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS592.17.U73 C735 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 366 p. :
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL376277M
    ISBN 100471189030
    LC Control Number98038197

      Understanding Soils in Urban Environments explains how urban soils develop, change and erode. It describes their physical and chemical properties and focuses on specific soil problems, such as acid sulfate soils, that can cause environmental concern and also affect engineering works. It also addresses contemporary issues such as green roofs Cited by: Urban soils provide an array of ecosystem services to inhabitants of cities and towns. Urbanization affects soils and their capacity to provide ecosystem services directly through disturbance and management (e.g., irrigation) and indirectly through changes in the environment (e.g., heat island effect and pollution).

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    Metal Contamination of Soils in Urban Areas. I. Thornton. Environmental Geochemistry Research, I.C.C.E.T., Imperial College, Royal School of Mines, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BP, UK Book Editor(s): Peter Bullock. Soil Survey and Land Research Centre, Silsoe, Beds MK45 4DT, UK. Metals in urban soils and by: Contaminated Urban Soils. by Helmut Meuser. Environmental Pollution (Book 18) Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review. We'll Brand: Springer Netherlands.


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