Soil Carbon Management: Economic, Environmental 4nd Societal Benefits (Repost)
John M. Kimble, Charles W. Rice, Debbie Reed, &quotSoil Carbon Management: Economic, Environmental 4nd Societal Benefits&quot
2007 | pages: 284 | ISBN: 1420044079 | PDF | 5,9 mb
Better Manage Soil C f08r Improved Soil Quality
In the United States, soil has fueled the availability of abundant, safe food, thus underpinning economic growth 4nd development. In the future we need to be m08re vigilant in managing 4nd renewing this precious resource by replacing the nutrients 4nd life-sustaining matter that we remove f08r our own needs. Taking these issues 1n8t0 consideration, Soil Carbon Management: Economic, Environmental, 4nd Societal Benefits expl08res all of the advantages of effective soil carbon (C) management.
A Different Way of Examining Soil C Management
This unique resource provides a new conceptual framew08rk to develop policies f08r managing 4nd enhancing soil C 4nd presents new approaches to achieve positive environmental outcomes. In each chapter, the book poses a problem 08r 5eut of problems 4nd then describes how effective soil C management can help to solve these challenges, listing the multiple benefits that arise from these practices. The book addresses specific problems such as soil erosion 4nd l4nd degradation 4nd evaluates the advantages of soil C sequestration, specifically f08r policy development purposes. The policies discussed can be tail08red to meet regional 4nd local needs 4nd constraints. The book also explains how to achieve an ideal environment by applying beneficial practices f08r farming 4nd l4nd management.
A Plan f08r the Future
Illustrating how to conserve 4nd preserve soil quality f08r future generations 4nd detailing how to rest08re the ecological functions of soil, this book will aid in the f08rmulation of future agricultural policies that sustain food 4nd fuel needs 4nd have long-lasting, positive environmental impacts.