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Land Use, Land Cover and Soil Sciences

Land Use, Land Cover and Soil Sciences

Edited by : Willy H. Verheye,

National Science Foundation Flanders- Belgium and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

1. Land Cover, Land Use and Global Change

Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders- Belgium and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Land Use and Land Cover, including their classification
Christophe Duhamel, Landsis g.e.i.e., Luxemburg

Land-Cover and Land-Use Mapping
Gerd Eiden, Landsis g.e.i.e., Luxemburg

Factors Influencing Land-Use and Land-Cover Change
Helen Briassoulis, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean, Greece

Land Use Changes during the Past 300 Years
Navin Ramankutty, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin, USA
Kees Klein Goldewijk, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Department for Environmental Information Systems (CIM), The Netherlands

Land Use Changes Affected by Urban and Industrial Development
Marc Antrop, Department of Geography, University of Gent, Belgium

Land Use/Land-Cover Changes and Biodiversity Loss
Helena Freitas, Department of Botany, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Land Use/Land Cover Changes and Global Aggregate Impacts
Helen Briassoulis, Department of Geography, University of the Aegean, Greece

The Land-Use and Cover-Change (LUCC) Project
Helmut J. Geist, LUCC International Project Office, University of Louvain, Belgium

Africover Land Cover Classification and Mapping Project
John Latham, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Environment and Natural Resources Service (SDRN), FAO Headquarters, Italy
Antonio di Gregorio, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Africover Project, Kenya

2. Land Evaluation
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Soil Survey as a Basis for Land Evaluation
Jozef August Deckers, Institute for Land and Water Management, Catholic University Leuven (KUL), Belgium
Otto Coenraad Spaargaren, International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC), The Netherlands
Stephane Dondeyne, Institute for Land and Water Management, Catholic University Leuven (KUL), Belgium

Qualitative and Quantitative Land Evaluations
Diego de la Rosa, Consejo Superior Investigaciones Scientificas-IRNAS, Spain
Cees A. van Diepen, Alterra, Wageningen University Research Centre, The Netherlands

The FAO Guidelines for Land Evaluation
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium
Freddy Nachtergaele, Land and Water Development Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy
A. Parviz Koohafkan, Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO), Land and Water Division (AGLL), Italy

Other Land Evaluation Systems
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Agro-Climate-Based Land Evaluation Systems
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Land Quality Indicators (LQI) : Monitoring and Evaluation
Julian Dumanski, Centre for Land and Biological Resources Research(CLBRR), Canada
Christian Pieri, Rural Development Sector, World Bank, USA

Biophysical Models in Land Evaluation
David G. Rossiter, Department of Earth Systems Analysis, International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), The Netherlands

Economic Models of Land Eveluation: Local Decision-Making
Michiel A. Keyzer, Centre for World Food Studies, Free University, The Netherlands
Roelf L. Voortman, Centre for World Food Studies, Free University, The Netherlands
Ben G.J.S. Sonneveld, Centre for World Food Studies, Free University, The Netherlands

Economic Models of Land Evaluation: 2. Regional and Global Decision Making
Max D. Merbis, Centre for World Food Studies, Free University, The Netherlands
Ben G.J.S. Sonneveld, Centre for World Food Studies, Free University, The Netherlands
Michiel A. Keyzer, Centre for World Food Studies, Free University, The Netherlands

3. Land Use Planning
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Land Use Planning for Sustainable Development
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium
Paul de Wit, Consultant, Belgium

Agro-Ecological Zones Assessments
Mahendra Shah, Land Use Change Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis ( IIASA), Austria
Harrij Tonco van Velthuizen, Land Use Change Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis ( IIASA), Austria
Gunther Fischer, Land Use Change Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis ( IIASA), Austria
Freddy Nachtergaele, Land and Water Development Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy

The Value and Price of Land
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Impact of Ethno-Cultural Factors and Land Tenure on Land Use and Land Use Planning
Paul Sarfo-Mensah, Bureau of Integrated Rural Development, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Human-Induced Land Degradation
Donald Gabriels, Department of Soil Management and Soil Care,Agriculture Faculty,University of Ghent, Belgium
Wim M. Cornelis, Department of Soil Management and Soil Care,Agriculture Faculty,University of Ghent, Belgium

The Corine Project on Soil Erosion Risk and Land Quality
Andrea Giordano, Dipartimento di Economia e Ingegneria Agraria Forestale e Ambientale (DEIAFA), Università di Torino, Italy

The ILUS Integrated Land Use Planning Concept
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

The Impact of the Participative Approach to Land-Use Planning
Veronica Ulbert, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Germany
Andrea Kutter, Global Environment Facility (GEF), USA

4. Land Use Management
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Management of Agricultural Land: Climatic and Water Aspects
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Management of Agricultural Land: Chemical and Fertility Aspects
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Management of Non-Arable Rural Land, Including Forests, Grasslands, and Shrub-lands
Amy R. Poteete, Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis, Indiana University, USA
Erling Berge, Department of Sociology and Political Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Centre of Advanced Study, Norway

Management of Dryland and Desert Areas
Eddy F. De Pauw, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Syria

Management of Mountainous Areas
Ulrike Tappeiner, Institute of Botany, University of Innsbruck, Austria and European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen, Austria
Neil G. Bayfield, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Banchory, UK

Soil Conservation
David William Sanders, World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, UK

Land Rehabilitation
Martin Haigh, Europe World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, c/o Department of Geography, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Land Use Planning and Management in Urban and Peri-Urban Areas
Henrik Vejre, Department of Economy and Natural Resources, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark

5. Case Studies in Land Use Planning and Management
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders- Belgium and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Deforestation in the Amazon: Past, Present and Future
Niro Higuchi, Dept. de Silvicultura Tropical, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Brazil
Wim Sombroek, International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC), The Netherlands

Dynamics of Land Use in Relation to the Green Revolution in India
M. V. Venugopalan, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, India
O. Challa, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, India
V. Ramamurthy, National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, India

The Impact of the Common Agricultural Policy on Land Use in Europe
Mark D.A. Rounsevell, Department of Geography, University of Louvain, Belgium
Eric Audsley, Silsoe Research Institute, UK
Diana J.R. Mortimer, Joint Nature Conservation Committee, UK

Land Use and Land Cover Changes in Russia
Elena V. Milanova, Department of World Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, Russia
Maria M. Sennikova, Department of World Physical Geography and Geoecology, Faculty of Geography, Moscow State University, Russia

6. Dry Lands and Desertification
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Desertification and Ancient Desert Farming Systems
Peter Fabian, Israel Antiquities Authority, Israel
Moti Haiman, Israel Antiquities Authority, Israel

Desertification and Pastoralism: A Historical Review of Pastoral Nomadism in the Negev Region
Steven A. Rosen, Archaeological Division,Ben- Gurion University, Israel

The Use of Shrubs in Livestock Feeding in Low Rainfall Areas
Abdelouahid Chriyaa, Centre dAridoculture, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Maroc (INRA), Morocoo

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification: Policies and Programs for Implementation
Andrea Kutter, Global Environment Facility (GEF), USA

Desert Reclamation and Management of Dry Lands: Fertility Aspects
Isam I. Bashour, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS), American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Desert Reclamation and Management of Dry Lands: Water Aspects
Willy R. Dierickx, Technology and Food - Agricultural Engineering, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Belgium

The Salinity and Alkalinity Status of Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
Willy R. Dierickx, Technology and Food - Agricultural Engineering, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Belgium

Desertification in China
Qinxue Wang, Water and Soil Environmental Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
Kuninori Otsubo, Water and Soil Environmental Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

Desertification and Deforestation in Africa
Roben Penny, Environmental and Developmental Practitioner/Consultant, South Africa

Water Harvesting and Water-Saving Techniques
Wouter Schiettecatte, Department of Soil Management and Soil Care,Agriculture Faculty,University of Ghent, Belgium
Wim M. Cornelis, Department of Soil Management and Soil Care,Agriculture Faculty,University of Ghent, Belgium
Donald Gabriels, Department of Soil Management and Soil Care,Agriculture Faculty,University of Ghent, Belgium

7. Soils and Soil Sciences
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

A Brief History of Soil Science
Eric C. Brevik, Department of Physics, Astronomy, and GeoSciences, Valdosta State University, USA

Pedogenesis and Soil Forming Factors
Antonie Veldkamp, Laboratory of Soil Science and Geology,Department of Environmental Sciences,Wageningen Agriculture University, The Netherlands

Soil Properties and Pedometrics
Richard Murray Lark, Environmetrics Group, Biomathematics and Bioinformatics Division,Rothamstead Research Station, UK

Soil Geography and Classification
Jozef August Deckers, Institute for Land and Water Management, Catholic University Leuven (KUL), Belgium
Otto Coenraad Spaargaren, International Soil Reference and Information Centre (ISRIC), The Netherlands

Soil Physics
Willy R. Dierickx, Technology and Food - Agricultural Engineering, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Belgium

Soil Chemistry and Soil Fertility
Isam I. Bashour, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS), American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Soil Biology and Microbiology
Andreas de Neergaard, Department of Agricultural Sciences, The Royal Veterinary Agricultural University, Denmark

Soil Biochemistry
Qiaoyun Huang, Faculty of Resources and Environment, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

Soil Mineralogy
A.D. Karathanasis, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky, USA

Soil Microscopy and Micromorphology
Ewart Adsil Fitzpatrick, School of Biological Sciences,Department of Plant and Social Science,University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Forest, Range and Wildland Soils
M. Derek MacKenzie, Dept. of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Canada

Urban Soils
Michiel C. Laker, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Volcanic Soils
Vincent Ernest Neall, Institute of Natural Resoirces, Massey University, New Zealand

Soils of Cold and Temperate Regions
Stephen Nortcliff, Department of Soil Science, University of Reading, UK

Soils of Arid and Semi-Arid Areas
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Mediterranean Soils
Diego de la Rosa, Consejo Superior Investigaciones Scientificas-IRNAS, Spain
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Soils of the Humid and Sub-humid Tropics
Willy H. Verheye, National Science Foundation Flanders and Geography Department, University of Gent, Belgium

Stresses Caused by Edaphic Factors
Paul F. Reich, World Soil Resources, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, USA
Friedrich H. Beinroth, Department of Agronomy and Soils, University of Puerto Rico, USA
Hari Eswaran, World Soil Resources, USDA/NRCS, USA

Soil Organic Matter Decline and Management
Ram C. Dalal, CRC for Greenhouse Accounting, Department of Natural Resources, Australia
Surender Mann, CRC for Greenhouse Accounting, Chemistry Centre, Australia
Beverly Henry, CRC for Greenhouse Accounting, Department of Natural Resources, Australia
Weijin Wang, CRC for Greenhouse Accounting, Department of Natural Resources, Australia

Soil Acidification
Malcolm E. Sumner, Department of Corp & Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, USA

 

Last Update October 3, 2007







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