Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition, 2nd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Wetland Soils

Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

Edited by Michael J. Vepraskas, Christopher B. Craft

CRC Press

522 pages

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A Major Revision of the Previous EditionWetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification, Second Edition contains 11 new chapters and additional updates written by new authors with a broad range of related field and academic experience. This revised work augments the previous material on wetland functions and restorations, while ma

Table of Contents

BASIC PRINCIPLES OF HYDRIC SOILS. WETLAND SOIL LANDSCAPES. WETLAND FUNCTIONS AND RESTORATION.

About the Editors

Michael J. Vepraskas is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Soil Science at North Carolina State University, where he is also head of the Soil Science Department. Currently, he specializes in wetlands with a focus on hydric soil formation and identification. His class on wetland soilsis taught both on campus and online. In addition, he trains wetland consultants and regulators in identifying hydric soils through short courses that have been taught throughout the United States. He holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin in Madison (BS and MS) and Texas A&M University (PhD).

Christopher B. Craft is the Janet Duey Professor of rural land policy in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, Bloomington. He earned degrees from the University of North Carolina-Ashville (BA, biology), the University of Tennessee (MS, ecology), and North Carolina State University (PhD, soil science). Professor Craft has over 30 years of experience working in inland freshwater and coastal wetlands. His research interests include wetland restoration, nutrient enrichment and eutrophication, carbon sequestration, and effects of climate change; his research projects span the Eastern, Midwest, and Western United States, Europe, and China.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC003000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply