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The restoration and management of derelict land : modern approaches

Author: M H Wong; A D Bradshaw
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A broad discussion of modern restoration and the management needed after restoration. It deals with relevant topics such as restoration ecology; restoration planning; ecological and ecotoxicological  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M H Wong; A D Bradshaw
ISBN: 9812382534 9789812382535
OCLC Number: 50919969
Description: xvii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
An Ecological Perspective / A.D. Bradshaw --
Ch. 2. Degradation of Land and Its Relation to Public Health / J.C. Ng --
Ch. 3. Health Risk Assessment / J.C. Ng --
Ch. 4. The Importance of Soil / A.D. Bradshaw --
Ch. 5. Physical Limitations / L.C. Bell --
Ch. 6. Soil Degradation and Nutrients / N.M. Dickinson --
Ch. 7. Problems of Toxicities / Z.H. Ye, A.J.M. Baker and M.H. Wong --
Ch. 8. The Significance of Microbes / A.G. Khan --
Ch. 9. Handling of Soils and Cover Materials / L.C. Bell --
Ch. 10. Remediation of Chemical Limitations / L.C. Bell --
Ch. 11. The Development of Nitrogen Capital / A.D. Bradshaw --
Ch. 12. The Use of Tolerant Plants and Hyperaccumulators / A.J.M. Baker --
Ch. 13. The Handling of Microbes / A.G. Khan --
Ch. 14. The Problems of Domestic Wastes / A.D. Bradshaw --
Ch. 15. The Treatment of Modern Landfills / N.M. Dickinson --
Ch. 16. Using Natural Processes / A.D. Bradshaw --
17. Ecosystem Degradation and Restoration Ecology in China / H. Ren, S.L. Peng and J.G. Wu --
Ch. 18. Reclamation After Tin Mining in Malaysia / C.P. Lee and E.B. Yeap --
Ch. 19. Metal Mine Tailings in China / H.W. Dai, L. Gao, L.P. Ren and C.L. Wang --
Ch. 20. Control of Agricultural Land Degradation in Sri Lanka / R.B. Mapa --
Ch. 21. Coastal Land Degradation and Restoration Strategies in the Philippines / M.N. Lavides --
Ch. 22. The Assessment and Management of Acid Sulfate Soils in Bangladesh in Relation to Crop Production / H.R. Khan, M.M.A. Bhuiyan, S.M. Kabir, F. Ahmed, S.M.A. Syeed and H.P. Blume --
Ch. 23. Land Degradation in Suburban Agrarian Environment and Entry of Toxic Metals into Food Chains / K.M. Nair, R. Siddaramappa, L.S. Devi, V.R.R. Parama and S. Srinivas --
Ch. 24. Species Tolerance to Acidic Waste Ore Rock of Iron-Mining Areas along Yangtze River, Anhui Province / D. Hu, Z. Xi and Y. Han --
Ch. 25. The Role of Legumes in the Reclamation of Metal Mined Land in China / M.H. Wong, Z.Q. Zhang, W.S. Shu, W.B. Liao and C.Y. Lan --
Sect. 4. A Framework for the Process of Rehabilitation and Restoration of Degraded Land.
Responsibility: editors, Ming H. Wong, Anthony D. Bradshaw.
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