Fundamentals of Soil provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to soils and the workings of soil systems. This text is the only one of its kind to provide an attractive, lively and accessible introduction to this topic. Featuring learning tools within each chapter, such as summaries, essay questions and guides for further reading, the text is also highly illustrated with useful tables, boxes and figures. Covering all key areas of study at an introductory level, subjects covered include:
· Soil properties
· Soil processes
· Controls on soil formation
· Soil classification
· World soils
· Soil patterns
· Soil degradation.

chapter |21 pages

The Nature of Soil

chapter |23 pages

Soil Properties

chapter |27 pages

Soil Processes

chapter |29 pages

Controls on Soil Formation

chapter |22 pages

Main World Soils

chapter |25 pages

Soil Patterns

chapter |24 pages

Soil Degradation