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Title Urbanization : challenge and opportunity for soil functions and ecosystem services : proceedings of the 9th SUITMA Congress / Viacheslav Vasenev, Elvira Dovletyarova, Zhongqi Cheng, Tatiana V. Prokof'eva, Jean Louis Morel, Nadezhda D. Ananyeva, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2018.

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Series Springer Geography.
Springer geography.
Subject Soil science -- Congresses.
Soil management -- Congresses.
Alt Name Vasenev, Viacheslav,
Dovletyarova, Elvira,
Cheng, Zhongqi,
Prokof'eva, Tatiana V.,
Morel, J. L. (Jean-Louis),
Ananyeva, Nadezhda D.,
Description 1 online resource (335 pages).
Contents Section 1 Problems of SUITMA diagnostic and classification -- Section 2 Spatial temporal variability of urban soils features and processes -- Section 3 Urban soils' functions and ecosystem services: from concepts to application -- Section 4 Bioremediation and reclamation of soils contaminated with oil products, heavy metals and radionuclide -- Section 5 Genesis, geography, soil features and processes in SUITMAs part I -- Section 6 Genesis, geography, soil features and processes in SUITMAs part II -- Section 7 Policies and strategies to support and maintain urban soils quality -- Section 8 Environmental impacts assessment, standardization and certification of urban soils -- Section 9 Soil ecological monitoring in urban ecosystems -- Section 10 Biogeochemical cycles in urban soils: climate change perspective -- Section 11 Soil basis for urban farming -- Section 12 Urban soil as cultural heritage -- Section 13 Urbanization and sustainable development -- Section 14 Modeling and projecting sustainable development of the megapolises: the New Moscow Project.
Summary This proceedings volume focuses on different aspects of environmental assessment, monitoring, and management of urban and technogenic soils. Soils of Urban, Industrial, Traffic, Mining and Military Areas (SUITMAs) differ substantially from their natural zonal counterparts in their physical, chemical and biological features, their performed functions, and supported services. This book discusses the monitoring, analysis and assessment of the effects of urbanization on soil functions and services. Further, it helps to find solutions to the environmental consequences of urbanization and discusses best management practices such as management and design of urban green infrastructure, waste management, water purification, and reclamation and remediation of contaminated soils in the context of sustainable urban development. The book includes thematic sections corresponding to 14 sessions of the SUITMA 9 congress, covering broad topics that highlight the importance of urban soils for society and environment and summarizing the lessons learned and existing methodologies in analyses, assessments, and modeling of anthropogenic effects on soils and the related ecological risks.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783319896021
3319896024
9783319896014
3319896016
OCLC # 1039682429
Additional Format Print version: Vasenev, Viacheslav. Urbanization: Challenge and Opportunity for Soil Functions and Ecosystem Services. Cham : Springer, 2018 9783319896014 (OCoLC)1084338742.


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