World Soils Book Series
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The Soils of Japan

Editors: Hatano, Ryusuke, Shinjo, Hitoshi, Takata, Yusuke (Eds.)

  • Gives a complete overview of the soils of Japan, for the first time
  • Presents both already established knowledge and new research on soils
  • Explores the nature as well as the functions of soils of Japan
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About this book

This book provides an overview of the distribution, properties, and function of soils in Japan. First, it offers general descriptions of the country’s climate, geology, geomorphology, and land use, the history of the Japanese soil classification system and characteristics and genesis of major soil types follow. For each region – a geographic/administrative region of the country – there is a chapter with details of current land use as well as properties and management challenges of major soils. Maps of soil distribution, pedon descriptions, profile images, and tables of properties are included throughout the text and appendices.

About the authors

Ryusuke Hatano is a professor of research in the Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan. He is a past president of the Japanese Society of Soil Physics (2010–2012), a vice president of the Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (2017–present), and the chair of Commission 4.3 of the IUSS (2011–present).

Hitoshi Shinjo is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies/ Agriculture of Kyoto University, Japan. He was the secretary general of the Japanese Society of Pedology from 2012 to 2016, when he devoted himself to coordinating the Committee of Soil Classification and Nomenclature to release the Soil Classification System of Japan in 2017. He is a board member and councilor of the Japanese Society of Pedology.

Yusuke Takata is a senior researcher in the Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, National Agricultural and Food Research Organization, Japan.  He is a board member of the Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, and a Board Member of the Japanese Society of Pedology. His research interests are digital soil mapping, soil conservation, agro-environmental indicators, and developing information and communication technology tools for soil education.

Buy this book

eBook $129.00
price for Mexico
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: 8 de marzo de 2021
  • ISBN 978-981-15-8229-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $169.99
price for Mexico
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: 8 de febrero de 2021
  • ISBN 978-981-15-8228-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Please be advised Covid-19 shipping restrictions apply. Please review prior to ordering
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Soils of Japan
Editors
  • Ryusuke Hatano
  • Hitoshi Shinjo
  • Yusuke Takata
Series Title
World Soils Book Series
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-8229-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-8229-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-8228-8
Series ISSN
2211-1255
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 372
Number of Illustrations
108 b/w illustrations, 140 illustrations in colour
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