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Soil science reference books

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

HARTEMINK, A.E.
Univ. of Wisconsin, Dep. of Soil Science, Madison, Etats-Unis


Description :
This paper focuses on the 7 major soil reference books that were published between 2000 and 2012 : Handbook of Soil Science (2000 and 2012), Encyclopedia of Soil Science (2002 and 2006), Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment (2005), Encyclopedia of Soil Science (2008), and Soil Science — Reference collection (2009). These soils science reference books contain 1920 articles authored by some 2000 authors. The Handbook of Soil Science covers the basic subdisciplines (physics, chemistry, biology, pedology) most extensively whereas the encyclopedia have more applied entries/articles. Overall, these intradisciplinary reference works show that the soil science discipline is vibrant and has a rapidly expanding knowledge base.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Catena (Giessen), issn : 0341-8162, 2012, vol. 95, p. 142-144, nombre de pages : 3, Références bibliographiques : 22 ref.

Date :
2012

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne, Cremlingen-Destedt, Catena

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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