The role of soils in sustaining society and the environment

A.E. Hartemink (Editor), A.B. McBratney (Editor), R.E. White (Editor)

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This four-volume set, edited by leading experts in soil science, brings together in one collection a series of papers that have been fundamental to the development of soil science as a defined discipline. Volume 4 on The Role of Soils in Society and the Environment covers: - Soils and the environment - Soils, food security, and human health - Soils and land use change - Soil education and public awareness - History, philosophy, and sociology of soil science
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon [etc.]
Number of pages270
ISBN (Print)9781844076468
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameEarthscan reference collections


  • soil science
  • food security
  • land use


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