Offers a comprehensive description of forest and range soils and their roles in maintaining ecosystems
Provides a baseline for soil health by synthesizing the most recent research on soil properties and processes
Summarizes the current state of knowledge related to the effects of historical and on-going disturbances
Highlights technologies, networks, and outreach programs central to future research on monitoring and management of the nation’s soil
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Table of contents (10 chapters)
About this book
Editors and Affiliations
Northern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Newark, USA
Richard V. Pouyat
Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Moscow, USA
Deborah S. Page-Dumroese
Washington Office, USDA Forest Service, Washington, USA
Toral Patel-Weynand, Linda H. Geiser
About the editors
Deborah Page-Dumroese is a research soil scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station. She conducts research on harvest impacts on long-term soil productivity, creating and deploying biochar made from non-merchantable woody biomass, and the effects of land management on belowground processes.
Richard Pouyat is an emeritus scientist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Northern Research Station and was the Assistant Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Program Leader for Bioclimatology. Rich is a leading U.S. expert on urban soils and biogeochemical cycles.
Toral Patel-Weynand is the Director of Sustainable Forest Management Research for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. She co-wrote the first-ever scientific assessment on agroforestry as a mechanism for improving the resiliency and productivity of farm and ranch lands. Among other publications she helped produce an assessment of nontimber forest products and the National Climate Assessment.
Linda Geiser is the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service National Air Program Manager. Linda conducts research in ecology, air pollution deposition and effects, biological monitoring, and lichenology. She is also involved with the Western Airborne Contaminants Assessment Project.
Book Title: Forest and Rangeland Soils of the United States Under Changing Conditions
Book Subtitle: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis
Editors: Richard V. Pouyat, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, Toral Patel-Weynand, Linda H. Geiser
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2020
License: CC BY
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-45215-5Published: 03 September 2020
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-45218-6Published: 03 September 2021
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-45216-2Published: 02 September 2020
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XXVI, 289
Number of Illustrations: 15 b/w illustrations, 71 illustrations in colour