Mediterranean Studies

Soil Security for Ecosystem Management

Mediterranean Soil Ecosystems 1

Editors: Kapur, Selim, Erşahin, Sabit (Eds.)

  • Offers the reader an integrated and holistic view on sustainable ecosystem management, focusing on soil security
  • Significant contribution to research about the Mediterranean soil ecosystems
  • Linking our knowledge about traditional Mediterranean land use technology with modern approaches of land management
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About this book

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.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Managing Terrestrial Carbon in a Changing Climate

    Lal, Rattan

    Pages 1-18

  • Land Degradation and Security Linkages in the Mediterranean Region

    Blum, Winfried E. H.

    Pages 19-29

  • The Role of Soil Information in Land Degradation and Desertification Mapping: A Review

    Zucca, Claudio (et al.)

    Pages 31-59

  • Pedoenvironments of the Mediterranean Countries: Resources and Threats

    Previtali, Franco

    Pages 61-82

  • Carbon Cycle and Sequestration in Terrestrial Ecosystems with Specific Reference to Mediterranean and Boreal Regions

    Mermut, A. R.

    Pages 83-96

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eBook $39.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-00698-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Soil Security for Ecosystem Management
Book Subtitle
Mediterranean Soil Ecosystems 1
Editors
  • Selim Kapur
  • Sabit Erşahin
Series Title
Mediterranean Studies
Series Volume
8
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-00699-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-00699-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-00698-7
Series ISSN
2196-5439
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 167
Number of Illustrations and Tables
20 b/w illustrations, 37 illustrations in colour
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