Soil Management and Climate Change: Effects on Organic Carbon, Nitrogen Dynamics, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions, 1st Edition

  • Maria Munoz
  • Raúl Zornoza
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  • ISBN-10: 0128121297
  • ISBN-13: 9780128121290
  • DDC: 631.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 396 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of recent findings and future research challenges regarding physical, chemical and biological processes controlling soil carbon, nitrogen dynamic and greenhouse gas emissions from soils. This book is for students and academics in soil science and environmental science, land managers, public administrators and legislators, and will increase understanding of organic matter preservation in soil and mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Decreased Organic Carbon Associated With Land Management in Mediterranean Environments.
2: Effect of Land Use on Organic Carbon Distribution in a North African Region: Tunisia Case Study.
3: Organic Carbon Stocks in all Pools Following Land Cover Change in the Rainforest of Madagascar.
4: Soil Carbon Dynamics Under Different Land Uses in Dryland Mediterranean Conditions.
5: Short-Term Effects of Tillage Practices and Crop Residue Exportation on Soil Organic Matter and Earthworm Communities in Silt Loam Arable Soil.
6: Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics in a Tropical Peatland.
7: Carbon and Nitrogen Sequestration Potential of Mediterranean Green Roofs Prototypes.
8: Soil Organic Matter Accumulation in Postmining Sites: Potential Drivers and Mechanisms.
9: Role of Carbonates in the Physical Stabilization of Soil Organic Matter in Agricultural Mediterranean Soils.
10: Effects of Carbon Inputs on Chemical and Microbial Properties of Soil in Irrigated and Rainfed Olive Groves.
11: Dynamics of Carbon and Nitrogen in Agricultural Soils: Role of Organic and Inorganic Sources.
12: Nitrogen Dynamic and Leaching in Calcareous Soils Amended With Pig Slurry.
13: Nitrogen Dynamic in Agricultural Soils Amended With Sewage Sludge.
14: Impacts of Raw and Purified Pig Slurry on Carbon and Nitrogen Contents in Mediterranean Agricultural Soil.
15: Do Crop Rotations Improve the Adaptation of Agricultural Systems to Climate Change? A Modeling Approach to Predict the Effect of Durum Wheat-Based Rotations on Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen.
16: Managing Forest Soils for Carbon Sequestration: Insights From Modeling Forests Around the Globe.
17: Soil Organic Matter and Nutrient Dynamics Following Different Management of Crop Residues at Two Sites in Austria.
18: MURASOC, A Metaanalysis to Test the Effects of Independent Variables on Soil Organic Carbon: Application to Mediterranean Areas.
19: Soil CO2 Emissions in a Long-Term Tillage Treatment Experiment.
20: Land Use and Land Cover Transition in Brazil and Their Effects on Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
21: Crop Residue Management and Greenhouse Gases Emissions in Tropical Rice Lands.
22: Understanding the Complex Interaction Between Soil N Availability and Soil C Dynamics Under Changing Climate Conditions.
23: Climate-Smart Soil Management in Semiarid Regions.
Soil Management and Climate Change: Effects on Organic Carbon, Nitrogen Dynamics, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Concluding Remarks.