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Methods of Soil Analysis, Part 5: Mineralogical Methods

Handbook / Manual

Series: Soil Science Society of America Book Series Volume: 5/5

Edited By: April L Ulery and L Richard Drees

521 pages, 4 colour plates, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Soil Science Society of America

Hardback | Apr 2008 | #196191 | ISBN-13: 9780891188469
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NHBS Price: £150.00 $183/€168 approx

About this book

The latest installment in the well-received "Methods of Soil Analysis" series, "Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 5. Mineralogical Methods", presents valuable techniques that will enable researchers to analyze mineralogy for a wide variety of applications. An understanding of mineralogical composition provides crucial insight into the fundamental behavior of soils and their response to environmental conditions and management. Highlights include extensive coverage of new techniques, such as X-ray absorption and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, and updated chapters on thermal analysis and selective dissolution methodologies. Each chapter provides the basic principles of the method, guides the reader through the method itself, and finally assists in the interpretation and analysis of results collected.

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