Explorations into a Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123878212, 9780123878229

Explorations into a Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science

1st Edition

Authors: Douglas Frink
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123878212
eBook ISBN: 9780123878229
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th June 2011
Page Count: 126
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Description

Preface

1. Introduction to a Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science

2. Soil Science in Historical and Philosophical Perspective

3. Self-Organization as a Result of Perturbations in a Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science

4. Soil Physiology

5. The OCR Procedure as Applied Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science

6. Applications of OCR Dating

7. Implications and Potentials of a Process-Oriented Soil Science

8. Summary

Bibliography

Key Features

  • Makes soil science accessible to a wider audience by integrating soil science with biology, geography and archaeology
  • Demonstrates universal application by including case studies from around the world
  • Avoids pitfalls of determinism and vitalism by being well founded in the philosophy of science

Readership

Geomorphologists, Ecologists, Archaeologists, Geoarchaeologists and Soil Scientists

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction to a Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science

2. Soil Science in Historical and Philosophical Perspective

3. Self-Organization as a Result of Perturbations in a Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science

4. Soil Physiology

5. The OCR Procedure as Applied Dynamic Process-Oriented Soil Science

6. Applications of OCR Dating

7. Implications and Potentials of a Process-Oriented Soil Science

8. Summary

Bibliography

Details

No. of pages:
126
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780123878229
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123878212
Paperback ISBN:
9780323165327

About the Author

Douglas Frink

Affiliations and Expertise

Worcester State University, MA, USA