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An Introduction into Applied Soil Hydrology

Series: Lecture Notes in GeoEcology

By: Klaus Bohne(Author)

232 pages, b/w illustrations, tables, includes DVD-ROM


Paperback | #190574 | ISBN-13: 9783923381517
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About this book

Based on almost four decades of teaching experience as a university professor, the author prepared the scope and contents of this soil hydrology book for readers with limited mathematical and physical backgrounds. An Introduction into Applied Soil Hydrology, however, will also appeal to those who prefer a concise overview.

An Introduction into Applied Soil Hydrology, written primarily from an engineering approach, is intended for students, as well as researchers and scientists from neighbouring disciplines. Engineers and environmentalists can better understand how processes in porous media may affect land use and related impacts on the environment. An Introduction into Applied Soil Hydrology will help readers to apply principles of soil hydrology to meet the growing challenge of environmental problems as well as to solve questions in sustainable agriculture.


Mechanical composition of mineral soil
Basic parameters of bulk soil
Soil water balance in the field
Energy status of water in Soil
Water retention in soil
Flow of water through saturated soil
Groundwater flow
Flow through unsaturated rigid soil
Unsaturated soil hydraulic conductivity
Elementary soil hydrologic processes
Coupled heat and water flow in soil
Solute transport in soil
Solute management in salinization
Soil water and crops
Closing remarks

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