Urban Soil and Water Degradation

Urban Soil and Water Degradation

1st Edition - November 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Paulo Pereira, Carla Ferreira
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128201800

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Description

Urban Soil and Water Degration, Volume Seven explores a wide breadth of emerging and state-of-the-art technologies, including comprehensive coverage of topics such as Urban sprawl, Soil degradation, Hydrological challenges in urban areas, Soil and water quality – pollutant sources and pathways, Ecosystem services in urban areas, Freshwater-related nature-based solutions in cities, Property Rights and Climate Change - land use under changing environmental conditions, Municipal planning to prevent soil and water degradation: The case of Vilnius, In between water and fires: soil degradation in a new Mediterranean peri-urban landscape, and more. Additional chapters in this release include Groundwater in Venetian area, Soil protection and hydrogeological risk assessment. A strategic planning experience in Franciacorta, Data driven approach for assessing surface runoff in separated sewage systems: Israeli Case Study, Ecological status of urban streams and riparian habitats in the Czech Republic, Soil and water degradation in urban areas from western Romania, Mapping water ecosystem services: supply and demand in Stockholm, Land degradation and water availability in Ethiopia, and The study of land use and land cover changes in the Bekéscsaba area, Hungary.

Key Features

  • Covers a wide breadth of emerging and state-of-the-art technologies
  • Includes contributions from an international board of authors
  • Provides a comprehensive set of reviews

Readership

Students and professionals from both soil science and land management fields, professionals in Geography, Ecology, Environmental Science, Spatial planning, Agriculture, Agronomy, Biology and Engineering

Table of Contents

  • 1. Urban sprawl
    Luca Salvatti
    2. Soil degradation
    Paulo Pereira
    3. Hydrological challenges in urban areas
    Carla Sofia Santos Ferreira
    4. Soil and water quality – pollutant sources and pathways
    Paulo Pereira
    5. Ecossystem services in urban areas
    Zahara Kalahtari
    6. Freshwater-related nature-based solutions in cities
    Vicenc Acuna
    7. Property Rights and Climate Change - land use under changing environmental conditions
    Thomas Hartmann
    8. Municipal planning to prevent soil and water degradation: The case of Vilnius
    Katažyna Mikša
    9. In between water and fires: soil degradation in a new Mediterranean peri-urban landscape
    Luca Salvatti
    10. Groundwater in Venetian area
    Sebastiano Trevisani
    11. Soil protection and hydrogeological risk assessment. A strategic planning experience in Franciacorta
    (Lombardy, IT) Michele Pezzagno
    12. Data driven approach for assessing surface runoff in separated sewage systems: Israeli Case Study
    Mashor Housh
    13. Ecological status of urban streams and riparian habitats in the Czech Republic
    Jiří Jakubínský
    14. Soil and water degradation in urban areas from western Romania
    Rares Halbac-Cotoara-Zamfir
    15. Mapping water ecosystem services: supply and demand in Stockholm
    Zahara Kalahtari
    16. Land degradation and water availability in Ethiopia
    Tammo Steenhuis
    17. The study of land use and land cover changes in the Bekéscsaba area, Hungary
    Jakub Trojan

Product details

  • No. of pages: 308
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: November 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128201800

About the Serial Volume Editors

Paulo Pereira

Paulo Pereira
Prof. Pereira holds a PhD in Physical Geography from the University of Barcelona. He has previous experience working on spatial modelling of environmental variables and applying these results to sustainable landscape planning. Prof. Pereira was awarded the outstanding young scientist award from the Soil System Sciences Division (European Geoscience Union) and he is an Editor and has been Guest Editor of various prestigious journals in the field of environment and soil science (Land Degradation and Development, Science of the Total Environment, Geoderma, Catena and Journal of Soils and Sediments).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Environmental Management Center, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania

Carla Ferreira

Carla Sofia Ferreira is at Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal

Affiliations and Expertise

Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal

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