Soils of Ireland

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Soils of Ireland Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Springer Verlag Pages: 300 Illustrations and other contents: 50 Tables, color; 178 Illustrations, color; 10 Illustrations, black and white; XIX, 300 p. 188 illus., 178 illus. in color. ISBN: 9783319711881 Category:

This book provides a comprehensive overview of pedology in Ireland. It describes the main soil types of the country, their functions, ecological use, and the conditions to which they were subjected associated with management over time. In addition, it presents a complete set of data, pictures and maps, including benchmark profiles. Factors involved in soil formation are also discussed, making use of new, unpublished data and elaborations. The book was produced with the support and sponsorship of Teagasc, The Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Ireland and the Irish Environmental Protection Agency.
Contents:
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Chapter 1. A History of Soil Research with Emphasis on Pedology
Lilian O’Sullivan, James F. Collins, Thomas Cummins, Reamonn Fealy, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 2. Soil Formation
Lilian O’Sullivan, Brian McConnell, Ray Scanlon, Séamus Walsh, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 3. Soil Classification
Rachel Creamer, Iolanda Simo, Brian Reidy, Thomas Cummins, Lilian O’Sullivan
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Chapter 4. Soil Geography and Development of the Third Edition National Soil Map
Lilian O’Sullivan, Reamonn Fealy, Iolanda Simo, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 5. Landscapes: An Introduction
Lilian O’Sullivan, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 6. Mountain Landscapes
Lilian O’Sullivan, Brian Reidy, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 7. Hill Landscapes
Lilian O’Sullivan, Brian Reidy, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 8. Peatlands
Florence Renou-Wilson
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Chapter 9. Limestone Lowlands
Lilian O’Sullivan, Brian Reidy, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 10. Rolling Lowlands
Lilian O’Sullivan, Brian Reidy, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 11. Drumlin Landscapes
Lilian O’Sullivan, Brian Reidy, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 12. Urban Soilscapes
Thomas Cummins, Franc Myles, Ray Scanlon, Mairéad Glennon, Vincent Gallagher, Maryann Harris
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Chapter 13. Soil Functions—An Introduction
Rogier Schulte, Lilian O’Sullivan, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 14. Soils and Productivity
Brian Tobin, Sara E. Vero, Owen Fenton, Lilian O’Sullivan, Pat Tuohy, Rochelle Fritch, Rachel Creamer
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Chapter 15. Soil Fertility and Nutrient Cycling
David P. Wall, Lilian O’Sullivan, Rachel Creamer, Michael J. McLaughlin
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Chapter 16. Soils and Water Quality
Karen Daly, Karl Richards, Per-Erik Mellander, Phil Jordan, Daire Ó hUallacháin, Sophie Sheriff, Sara E. Vero, Owen Fenton
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Chapter 17. Soils and Carbon Storage
Kenneth A. Byrne, Gary Lanigan, Rachel Creamer, Florence Renou-Wilson
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Chapter 18. The Living Soil: Biodiversity and Functions
Olaf Schmidt, Tom Bolger, Rachel Creamer, Fiona Brennan, Alan D. W. Dobson
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Chapter 19. Soils and Archaeology
Thomas Cummins, Helen Lewis, Clíodhna Ní Lionáin, Stephen Davis
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Chapter 20. Soil: Construction, Planning and Extraction
Hendrik van der Kamp, Maryann Harris, Vincent Gallagher
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Chapter 21. Functional Land Management: A Framework for Soil Policy Formation
Lilian O’Sullivan, Rachel Creamer, Rogier Schulte

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