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Integrated Watershed Management in the Global Ecosystem

1st Edition

Edited by Rattan Lal

CRC Press

416 pages

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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

About the Editor

Lal, Rattan

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply