Soil Sampling Books

  • Essential Environmental Studies

    Designed as a core textbook, this volume contains 50 chapters that provide comprehensive and up-to-date information in a simple and lucid form. Coverage includes natural resources (energy, land, forests, water, food), conservation, biodiversity, pollution (air, water, soil, etc.) pollution prevention and remediation, social implications of ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • Waste Management

    This volume features the latest standards on: Environmental Assessment--features the latest versions of the popular ASTM environmental site assessment standards for Phase I and the Transaction Screen Process. Also appearing in this volume are other guides and practices on risk-based corrective action for petroleum and chemical releases, Phase II ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to Trenchless Technology, 2nd Edition (PRINT)

    Get 73 ASTM standards on the latest material and installation technology for the underground construction industry. This includes directional drilling, microtunneling, moling, auger boring, pipe jacking, utility tunneling, pipe relining, transmission and distribution pipelines, underground cable installation for power and communications, and ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to Trenchless Technology, Second Edition (CD-ROM)

    Get 73 ASTM standards on the latest material and installation technology for the underground construction industry. This includes directional drilling, microtunneling, moling, auger boring, pipe jacking, utility tunneling, pipe relining, transmission and distribution pipelines, underground cable installation for power and communications, and ...

  • Treatise on Geochemistry

    The application of chemistry to the study of the Earth has ancient roots. In the 20th century the subject became the organized and identifiable discipline called geochemistry, largely due to the pioneering work of F.W. Clarke, V.M. Goldschmidt, partly because of innovations in instrumentation, sampling techniques, and methodology, partly because ...

  • Soil Degradation in the United States: Extent, Severity, and Trends

    Soil degradation, a decline in soil quality due to anthropogenic perturbations, is a serious threat with negative impacts on agriculture and the environment. The assessment and monitoring of all forms of degradation is essential to the evaluation of negative trends and implementation of mitigating technologies. Soil Degradation in the United ...

  • Soil salinity assessment. Methods and interpretation of electrical conductivity measurements (En)

    Series: FAO Irrigation and Drainage PapersThis paper presents updated technology for assessing soil salinity based on measurement of electrical conductivity. The technology has been extensively and successfully field tested, and it is sound, reliable, accurate and suited to a wide variety of useful applications. The required equipment is ...

  • Soil and Terrain Database, Land Degradation Status and Soil Vulnerability Assessment for Central and Eastern Europe (CD-ROM) FAO Land and Water Digita

    This CD-ROM presents the spatial and attribute databases and the technical reports produced during the execution of the Mapping of Soil and Terrain Vulnerability in Central and Eastern Europe (SOVEUR) project (GCP/RER/107/NET) between February 1997 and April 2000. The spatial and attribute databases contain : (i) a harmonized soil and terrain ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to the Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Process, 2nd Edition (CD-ROM)

    This latest edition, available in print or CD-ROM, contains 22 ASTM guides, practices, and test methods, all of which address important elements of the Phase II environmental site assessment process. The standards cover many of the routine, day-to-day procedures and terminology used in properly evaluating a site to determine the presence or ...

  • Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification

    Covering wetlands soils from Florida to Alaska, Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification provides information on all types of hydric soils. With contributions from soil scientists who have extensive field experience, the book focuses on the soil morphology of the wet soils that cover most wetlands from the subtropics ...

  • ASTM Standards Related to the Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Process, 2nd Edition (Print Version)

    This latest edition, available in print or CD-ROM, contains 22 ASTM guides, practices, and test methods, all of which address important elements of the Phase II environmental site assessment process. The standards cover many of the routine, day-to-day procedures and terminology used in properly evaluating a site to determine the presence or ...

  • Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification

    Covering wetlands soils from Florida to Alaska, Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification provides information on all types of hydric soils. With contributions from soil scientists who have extensive field experience, the book focuses on the soil morphology of the wet soils that cover most wetlands from the subtropics ...

  • Nondestructive Testing of Pavements and Backcalculations of Moduli: Third Volume

    More than 30 papers present a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in and the future direction of nondestructive testing (NDT) of airport and highway pavement using conventional falling weight deflectometer (FWD) technique and other promising techniques such as ground penetrating radar (GPR), rolling weight deflectometer (RWD) testing, ...

  • Geotechnics of High Water Content Materials

    STP 1374, written by worldwide experts in their field, examines a broad range of topics covering the latest geotechnical engineering developments in high water content materials. Emphasis is given to construction on marginal lands and disposal of high water content waste materials. Various types of high water content materials are explored, ...

  • Ground-Water Contamination: Field Methods

    Reviews and evaluates field methods used to study ground-water contamination. 30 peer-reviewed papers examine: • ground-water sampling and sampling in unsaturated soils• well-drilling (construction and monitoring)• geophysical exploration• quality assurance• soil permeability• and nonpoint source investigations. ...

  • Soil Specimen Preparation for Laboratory Testing

    A very interesting book showing the effects of poor field sampling and preparation on final laboratory results. A must for civil engineers and soil ...

  • Underwater Soil Sampling, Testing, and Construction Control

    This book summarizes techniques for soil sampling and testing in deep water and describes procedures used ton control under water construction. Contains 13 papers including a state-of-the-art ...

  • Sample of Soil and Rock

    The papers in the Symposium on Sampling of Soil and Rock were given at the Seventy-third Annual Meeting of the American Society for Testing and Materials held in Toronto, Ont., Canada, 21-26 June 1970. The sponsor of this symposium was Committee D18 on Soil and Rock for Engineering Purposes. B. B. Gordon, Woodward Clyde and Associates, and C. B. ...

  • Trace Fossil Analysis

    Trace fossils record the behavior of animals at the very spot where they lived millions of years ago. Their growing interest derives from the intimate connection between ichnology and sedimentology and their combined relevance for paleoenvironmental reconstructions, basin analysis, and petroleum exploration.This definitive textbook by a renowned ...

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