2 Books found

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  • Biological Diversity and Function in Soils

    Biological Diversity and Function in Soils

    Soil has generally been regarded as something of a 'black box' by ecologists. The importance of soil is obvious: it provides physical support for plants, and both the living and non-living components contribute to a variety of important environmental functions. Soil is a species-rich habitat, but many questions about the ecological significance of the soil's biological diversity, and in particular how it affects ecosystem function, have never ...

  • Volcanoes and the Environment

    Volcanoes and the Environment

    Volcanoes and the Environment is a comprehensive and accessible text incorporating contributions from some of the world's authorities in volcanology. This book is an indispensable guide for those interested in how volcanism affects our planet's environment. It spans a wide variety of topics from geology to climatology and ecology, it also considers the economic and social impacts of volcanic activity on humans. Topics covered include how ...