Soil and Environmental Analysis: Physical Methods, Revised, and Expanded, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Soil and Environmental Analysis

Physical Methods, Revised, and Expanded, 2nd Edition

By Keith A. Smith

CRC Press

644 pages

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Description

"Reviews a wide range of methods for soil physical analysis. Considers applications, accuracy, measurement time, and cost of equipment. Provides examples of applications."

Table of Contents

Soil water content; matric potential; water release characteristic; hydraulic conductivity of saturated soils; unsaturated hydraulic activity; infiltration; particle size analysis; bulk density; liquid and plastic limits; penetrometer techniques in relation to soil compaction and root growth; tensile strength and friability; root growth - methods of measurement; gas movement and air-filled porosity; soil temperature regime; soil profile description and evaluation.

About the Author

Smith, Keith A.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General