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Soil Management and Greenhouse Effect




ISBN 9781566701174
Published March 23, 1995 by CRC Press
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Soil Management and Greenhouse Effect focuses on proper management of soils and its effects on global change, specifically, the greenhouse effect. It contains up-to-date information on a broad range of important soil management topics, emphasizing the critical role of soil for carbon storage. Sequestration and emission of carbon and other gases are examined in various ecosystems, in both natural and managed environments, to provide a comprehensive overview. This useful reference includes chapters that address policy issues, as well as research and development priorities. The material in this volume is valuable not only to soil scientists but to the entire environmental science community.

Table of Contents

World Soils as a Source or Sink for Radiatively-Active Gases, R. Lal, J. Kimble, and B.A. Stewart
Land Use and Carbon Sequestration
Land Use and Soil Carbon in Different Agroecological Zones, D.J. Greenland
Carbon Pools, Fluxes, and Sequestration Potential in Soils of the Former Soviet Union, T.P. Kolcugina, T.S. Vinson, G.G. Gaston, V.A. Rozhkov, and S.F. Schlentner
Land Use and Soil Management Effects of Emissions of Radiatively Active Gases from Two Soils in Ohio, R. Lal, N.R. Fausey, and D.J. Eckert
Agricultural and Grassland Ecosystems
Carbon Sequestration in Corn-Soybean Agroecosystems, D.R. Huggins, R.R. Allmaras, C.E. Clapp, and J.A. Lamb
Management Impacts on Carbon Storage and Gas Fluxes (CO2, CH4) in Mid-Latitude Cropland Ecosystems, K. Paustian, G.P. Robertson, and E.T. Elliott
Estimated Soil Organic Carbon Losses from Long-Term Crop-Fallow in the Northern Great Plains of the USA, L.J. Cihacek and M.G. Ulmer
Fertilizer N, Crop Residue, and Tillage Alter Soil C and N Content in a Decade, M. Nyborg, E.D. Solberg, S.S. Malhi, and R.C. Izaurralde
Modeling Impact of Agricultural Practices on Soil C and N2O Emissions, C.Li
Analysis of the Short-Term Effects of Management on Soil Organic Matter Using the CENTURY Model, R.P. Voroney and D.A. Angers
Modeling the Impacts of Agricultural Management Practices on Soil Carbon in the Central United States, A.S. Donigian, Jr., A.S. Patwardhan, R.B. Jackson, IV, T.O. Barnwell, Jr., K.B. Weinrich, and A.L. Rowell
Forest Ecosystems
Effects of Forest Management and Elevated Carbon Dioxide on Soil Carbon Storage, D.W. Johnson and P. Henderson
Carbon Pools and Trace Gas Fluxes in Urban Forests, P.M. Groffman, R.V. Pouyat, M.J. McDonnell, S.T. Pickett, and W.C. Zipperer
Dynamics of Forest Floor and Soil Organic Matter Accumulation in Boreal, Temperate, and Tropical Forests, K. Vogt, D.J. Vogt, S. Brown, J.P. Tilley, R. Edmonds, W.L. Silver, and T.G. Siccama
Cold Ecosystems
CH4 and H2O Flux in Subarctic Agricultural Soils, V.L. Cochran, S.F. Schlentner, and A.R. Mosier
Dynamics of Soil C and N in a Typic Cryoboroll and a Typic Cryoboralf Located in the Cryoboreal Regions of Alberta, N.G. Juma
Effect of Soil Depth and Temperature on CH4 Consumption in Subarctic Agricultural Soils, E.B. Sparrow and V.L. Cochran
Wetlands and Rice Paddies
Wetlands and Global Change, W.J. Mitsch and X. Wu
Emissions, Production, and Oxidation of Methane in a Japanese Rice Paddy Field, K. Yagi, K. Kumagai, H. Tsuruta, and K. Mianami
Methane Emission With and Without Algael, Z.P. Wang, C.R. Crozier, and W.H. Patrick, Jr.
Arid Lands
Soil Management in Semiarid Regions, B.A. Stewart
Simulation of Soil Organic Matter Dynamics in Dryland Wheat-Fallow Cropping Systems, A.K. Metherell, C.A. Cambardrella, W.J. Parton, G.A. Petersen, L.A. Harding, and C.V. Cole
Tropical Ecosystems
Management of Isoelectric Soils of the Humid Tropics, G. Uehara
The Significance of Greenhouse Gas from Soils of Tropical Agroecosystems, J.M. Duxbury
Agricultural Activities and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Soils of the Tropics, R. Lal and T.J. Logan
Policy Issues
Economic and Resource Impacts of Policies to Increase Organic Carbon in Agricultural Soils, A. Bouzaher, D.J. Holtkamp, J. Shogren, and R. Reese
Carbon Sequestration through Tree Planting on Agricultural Lands, B. McCarl and M. Callaway
The Role of Forest Management in Affecting Soil Carbon: Policy Considerations, R.N. Sampson
Managing Soils for Mitigating Greenhouse Effect
The Role of Soil Management in Sequestering Soil Carbon, M.G. Johnson
Management of Forest Soil, R.G. Cline and G.A. Ruark
Research and Development Priorities
Towards Soil Management for Mitigating the Greenhouse Effect, R. Lal, J. Kimble, and B.A. Stewart

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