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Soils in the Urban Environment

Edited By: P Bullock and P Gregory

184 pages, 15 illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | May 1991 | #11410 | ISBN: 0632029889
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About this book

Urban areas contain a wide variety of open spaces. This book provides a scientific basis for the study of contamination, erosion, acidification and compaction; and in the planning of an attractive urban environment.


Contents

List of Contributors Preface Soils: A Neglected Resource In Urban AreasThe Classification Of Soils In Urban AreasWaste Material In Urban SoilsMetal Contamination Of Soils In Urban AreasSoil Storage And HandlingPhysical Properties Of Soils In Urban AreasNutrient Provision And Cycling In Soils In Urban AreasThe Biology Of Soils In Urban AreasSoils And Vegetation In Urban Areas Appendix Index

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