Ecosystems and Soils

  • Hans Jenny
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 37)


On the 3000 mile flight from New York to San Francisco the plane traverses a landscape of gigantic proportions. The rugged mountains, smooth hills, rolling plains, broad valleys, rivers, and lakes are ecosystems with wide variations in climate, bodies of water, soils, vegetation, animal life, and human activities. This book brings into focus the soil resource, its creation by nature, its variation over continents, and its husbandry by man.


Colloidal Particle Soil Taxonomy Vert Space Soil Color Land Ecosystem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Jenny
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  1. 1.Department of Plant and Soil Biology, College of Natural ResourcesUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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