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Title Soil water repellency : occurrence, consequences, and amelioration / edited by C.J. Ritsema and L.W. Dekker.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2003.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 352 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note "Extended version of the Journal of hydrology, volumes 231-232."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 316-352).
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. Historical overview of soil water repellency -- PART 1: ORIGIN OF SOIL WATER REPELLENCY -- Chapter 3. Hydrophobic compounds in sands from New Zealand -- Chapter 4. Chemical characterisation of water repellent materials in Australian sands -- PART 2: ASSESSMENT OF SOIL WATER REPELLENCY -- Chapter 5. Characterizing the degree of repellency -- Chapter 6. Sessile drop contact angle method -- Chapter 7. Water-entry value as an alternative indicator -- PART 3: OCCURRENCE AND HYDROLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS -- Chapter 8. Soil wettability in forested catchments in South Africa -- Chapter 9. Soil water repellency in arid and humid climates -- Chapter 10. Water repellency in dunes along the Dutch coast -- Chapter 11. Water repellent soils on UK golf greens -- Chapter 12. Soil water repellency in the Natural Park of Donana, southern Spain -- Chapter 13. Soil water repellency in northeastern Greece -- Chapter 14. Soil moisture: a controlling factor in water repellency? -- Chapter 15. Wetting patterns in water repellent Dutch soils -- Chapter 16. The impact of water-repellency on overland flow and runoff in Portugal -- Chapter 17. The erosional impact of soil water repellency: an evaluation -- PART 4: EFFECT OF FIRE ON WATER REPELLENCY -- Chapter 18. The role of fire and soil heating on water repellency -- Chapter 19. Infiltration rates after prescribed fire in Northern Rocky Mountain forests -- PART 5: PHYSICS AND MODELING ON WATER REPELLENT SOILS -- Chapter 20. Physics of hydrophobic soils -- Chapter 21. Solute transport through a hydrophobic soil -- Chapter 22. Effects of water repellency on infiltration rate and flow instability -- Chapter 23. Non-equilibrium model for gravity-driven fingering in water repellent soils: Formulation and 2D simulations -- Chapter 24. Modeling implications of preferential flow in water repellent sandy soils -- PART 6: AMELIORATION TECHNIQUES AND FARMING STRATEGIES ON WATER REPELLENT SOILS -- Chapter 25. Clay spreading on water repellent sands -- Chapter 26. Treating water repellent surface layer with surfactant -- Chapter 27. Management of water repellency in Australia -- Chapter 28. Water repellency: a whole farm bio-economic perspective -- PART 7: BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES -- Chapter 29. More than one thousand references related to soil water repellency -- Chapter 30. References not listed in chapter 29 -- Last Page.
Note Print version record.
Summary It has become clear that soil water repellency is much more wide-spread than formerly thought. Water repellency has been reported in most continents of the world for varying land uses and climatic conditions. Soil water repellency often leads to severe runoff and erosion, rapid leaching of surface-applied agrichemicals, and losses of water and nutrient availability for crops. At present, no optimum management strategies exist for water repellent soils, focusing on minimizing environmental risks while maintaining crop production. The book starts with a historical overview of water repellency re.
Language English.
Subject Soil moisture.
Soil absorption and adsorption.
Sols -- Humidité.
Sols -- Absorption et adsorption.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Soil Science.
Soil absorption and adsorption
Soil moisture
Added Author Ritsema, C. J.
Dekker, L. W.
Added Title Journal of hydrology.
Other Form: Print version: Soil water repellency. 1st ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2003 0444512691 9780444512697 (DLC) 2003044052 (OCoLC)51653308
ISBN 9780080523217 (electronic bk.)
0080523218 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000050561544
DEBBG BV042310701
NZ1 12468589

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