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Author Nieder, Rolf.

Title Carbon and nitrogen in the terrestrial environment / R. Nieder and D.K. Benbi
Published [Dordrecht] : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 430 pages) : illustrations (some color), 1 map
Contents Carbon and Nitrogen Pools in Terrestrial Ecosystems -- Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles in Terrestrial Ecosystems -- Soil Organic Matter Characterization -- Organic Matter and Soil Quality -- Carbon and Nitrogen Transformations in Soils -- Anthropogenic Activities and Soil Carbon and Nitrogen -- Leaching Losses and Groundwater Pollution -- Bidirectional Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions -- Modeling Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System
Summary Carbon and Nitrogen in the Terrestrial Environment is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary description of C and N fluxes between the atmosphere and the terrestrial biosphere; issues related to C and N management in different ecosystems and their implications for the environment and global climate change; and the approaches to mitigate emission of greenhouse gases. Drawing upon the most up-to-date books, journals, bulletins, reports, symposia proceedings and internet sources documenting interrelationships between different aspects of C and N cycling in the terrestrial environment, Carbon and Nitr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)
Nitrogen cycle.
Form Electronic book
Author Benbi, Dinesh K.
LC no. 2008927744
ISBN 128137816X
1402084323 (hbk.)
9781402084324 (hbk.)