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1st Edition

Integrated Watershed Management in the Global Ecosystem

Edited By

Rattan Lal

ISBN 9780367399498
Published September 19, 2019 by CRC Press
416 Pages

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Book Description

Focusing on the technical, social, and economic issues involved in watershed management, this interdisciplinary author team focuses on bettering land use practices and the condition of soil water resources.
Integrated Watershed Management in the Global Ecosystem is a volume composed from an international symposium of the world's leading experts and practitioners in soil and water conservation exploring an "ecosystem-based" management approach to the problem.
Readers of this volume will quickly appreciate why inattention to the issues of continued land and water degradation stresses human populations. This volume seeks positive results through better understanding of the issues and improved management approaches.
This volume is useful to soil scientists, horticulturists, forestry researchers, environmental scientists and social scientists.

Table of Contents

Watershed Management for Soil Erosion Control
Technological Options for Watershed Management
Socio-Economic Aspects of Watershed Management
Environmental Quality and Watershed Management

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