Environmental soil science is the study of the interaction of humans with the pedosphere as well as critical aspects of the biosphere, the lithosphere, the hydrosphere, and the atmosphere. Environmental soil science addresses both the fundamental and applied aspects of the field including: buffers and surface water quality, vadose zone functions, septic drain field site assessment and function, land treatment of wastewater, stormwater, erosion control, soil contamination with metals and pesticides, remediation of contaminated soils, restoration of wetlands, soil degradation, nutrient management, movement of viruses and bacteria in soils and waters, bioremediation, application of molecular biology and genetic engineering to development of soil microbes that can degrade hazardous pollutants, land use, global warming, acid rain, and the study of anthropogenic soils, such as terra preta.
- Hillel, D., J.L.. Hatfield, D.S. Powlson, C. Rosenweig, K.M. Scow, M.J. Singer and D.L. Sparks. Editors. (2004) Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment, Four-Volume Set, Volume 1-4, ISBN 0-12-348530-4
Soil Texture - Environmental Science
Learn all about soil texture and how to test for clay, silt and sand. There are more free homework lessons at www.HippoCampus.org.
About the School of Plant, Environmental & Soil Sciences
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The Hans Jenny Memorial Lecture in Soil Science - The Genius of Soil
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Environmental, Soil, and Water Science, Bumpers College, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
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QUT Bachelor of Science (Environmental)
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Brenham Banner Press
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:56:15 -0700
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UConn Advance (blog)
UConn Advance (blog)
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:52:30 -0700
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