Shahid, Shabbir A.

Developments in Soil Classification, Land Use Planning and Policy Implications

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Table of contents

Part I. Soil Survey and Classification Strategies in Different Ecological Zones

1. Innovative Thinking for Sustainable Use of Terrestrial Resources in Abu Dhabi Emirate Through Scientific Soil Inventory and Policy Development
Shabbir A. Shahid, Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah, Yasser Othman, Anil Kumar, Faisal K. Taha, John A. Kelley, Michael A. Wilson

2. Demands on Soil Classification and Soil Survey Strategies: Special-Purpose Soil Classification Systems for Local Practical Use
R. W. Fitzpatrick

3. Reconnaissance Soil Survey for the State of Kuwait
Samira A. S. Omar, Shabbir A. Shahid

4. Do the Emerging Methods of Digital Soil Mapping Have Anything to Learn from the Geopedologic Approach to Soil Mapping and Vice Versa?
Abbas Farshad, Dhruba Pikha Shrestha, Ruamporn Moonjun

5. Soil Thematic Map and Land Capability Classification of Dubai Emirate
Hussein Harahsheh, Mohamed Mashroom, Yousef Marzouqi, Eman Al Khatib, B. R. M. Rao, M. A. Fyzee

6. Land Evaluation Interpretations and Decision Support Systems: Soil Survey of Abu Dhabi Emirate
Peter King, Gerard Grealish, Shabbir A. Shahid, Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah

7. Conceptual Soil-Regolith Toposequence Models to Support Soil Survey and Land Evaluation
Gerard Grealish, R. W. Fitzpatrick, Peter King, Shabbir A. Shahid

8. Anhydrite Formation on the Coastal Sabkha of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Michael A. Wilson, Shabbir A. Shahid, Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah, John A. Kelley, James E. Thomas

9. Fundamental Steps for Regional and Country Level Soil Surveys
Norair Toomanian

10. Assessment of Soil Diversity in Western Siberia Using WRB 2006
Elena N. Smolentseva

11. Classification of the Topsoil Fabrics in Arid Soils of Central Asia
Marina Lebedeva, Maria Gerasimova, Dmitry Golovanov

12. Digital Mapping of Gypsic Horizon Morphotypes and Soil Salinity in an Old Alluvial Piedmont Plain of Uzbekistan
Dmitry L. Golovanov, Irina A. Yamnova

13. Soils in Arid and Semiarid Regions: The Past as Key for the Future
Bernhard Lucke, Iourii Nikolskii, Rupert Bäumler

14. Classification, Characterization, and Suitability Evaluation of the Savanna Soils of Oyo North of Nigeria
J. O. Aruleba, A. S. Ajayi

15. Use of Soil Survey Database for the Probabilistic Evaluation of Soil Cover Transformation in the Semiarid Zone of Western Siberia
Irina Mikheeva

16. Soil Suitability of Northern State of Sudan to Irrigated Agriculture
Abdelmagid Ali Elmobarak, Fawzi Mohamed Salih

17. Effects of Plants on Soil-Forming Processes: Case Studies from Arid Environments
William H. Verboom, John S. Pate, Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah, Shabbir A. Shahid

18. The Sand Land Soil System Placement (Taxonomy) and Society
Ramez A. Mahjoory

19. Digital Soil Mapping Using Spectral and Terrain Parameters and Statistical Modelling Integrated into GIS-Northwestern Coastal Region of Egypt
Fawzy Hassan Abdel-Kader

20. Studies on the Micromorphology of Salt-Affected Soils from El-Fayoum Depression, Egypt
Tolba S. Abdel Aal, A. M. Ibrahim

21. Correlation of Students’ Estimation and Laboratory Determination of Soil Texture
Mohamed S. Alhammadi, Mohamed S. Gheblawi

22. Soil Classification and Genesis in Part of Khorasan Province
Mohammad Hassan Sayyari-Zahan

23. Classification, Characterization, and Management of Some Agricultural Soils in the North of Egypt
Sabry M. Shaheen, Mohamed E. Abo-Waly, Rafaat A. Ali

24. Semiarid Soils of Eastern Indonesia: Soil Classification and Land Uses
Anny Mulyani, Adi Priyono, Fahmuddin Agus

Part II. Land Use Planning and Policy Implications

25. Land Use Planning and Policy Implication: Bridging Between Science, Politics and Decision Making
Winfried E. H. Blum

26. Application of Soil Survey in Land Use Planning and Policy Development
Noel Schoknecht

27. General Framework for Land Use Planning in United Arab Emirates
Khalil A. Ammar

28. Spatial Mapping and Analysis of Integrated Agricultural Land Use and Infrastructure in Mhlontlo Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Charles Nhemachena, James Chakwizira

29. Agricultural Land Conversion: Application of Land Capability Classification in Land-Use Planning of Embaderho Village in Eritrea
Tewoldemedhin D. Rustu

30. Assessment of Land Use Planning and Development in Nigeria: Challenges and Policy Implications on Agriculture
Abiodun E. Obayelu

31. Soil Use Planning and Decelerating Crop Productivities: Policy Implications for Indian Punjab
Davinder K. Grover

32. Land-Use Planning for Sustainable Development Using Geoinformatics: Policy Implications for Drylands
R. B. Singh, Dilip Kumar

33. Remote Sensing and Geographical Information as an Aid for Land Use Planning and Implications to Natural Resources Assessment: Case Study, South India
N. Jayaraju, J. Abdullah Khan

34. Common Land Resources: The Present Status and Need for Their Conservation in North India
Mohd Sadiq Salman, Abdul Munir

35. Participatory Soil and Land Evaluation Mapping: An Alternative Approach to Improve Soil and Land Evaluation Information for Decision Makers
Ivan Luiz Z. Bacic, Juniele R. Pivetta, Roberta P. Martins

36. Land Suitability Assessment of the Proposed Uranium Mining Area in North-East Botswana
Oagile Dikinya

37. Sustainable Development and Management Policies for Soil and Water Conservation in Egypt
A. Z. El Bably, S. A. Abd El-Hafez

Part III. New Trends in Land Degradation and Desertification

38. New Trends in Land Degradation and Desertification Research and the Role of the Association DesertNet International in Sharing Knowledge and Promoting Sustainable Land Management
Pandi Zdruli

39. Land-Use Planning for Controlling Land Degradation in Kuwait
Fikry I. Khalaf, Jasem Al-Awadhi, Raafat F. Misak

40. Methodological Approach to Estimate In-Site Costs of Desertification When Empirical Data Are Not Available
Heitor Matallo Junior

41. Managing the Hazards of Drought and Shifting Sands in Dry Lands: The Case Study of Kuwait
Raafat F. Misak, Fikry I. Khalaf, Samira A. S. Omar

42. Determining Degraded Soils of Southern Kazakhstan Through Assessing Stability of Soil Aggregates
Akmal Karimov, A. Noble, R. Kurbantoev, N. Salieva

Part IV. Modeling of Soil and Groundwater Contamination

43. Application of a Screening Model to Evaluate Pesticide Contamination in Soil and Groundwater for Sustainable Agriculture in Oman
Basma Nasser Al-Shidhani, Mushtaque Ahmed, Salem Al-Jabri, Farid Talukder

44. Modelling of Soil Contamination and its Remediation by In-Situ Solvent Flushing
Anwar A. Khan

Part V. Innovations in Research, Development, Education and Extension

45. Sharing Information to Accelerate Implementation of Reclamation and Improvement of Degraded Lands: WASWAC Experience
Samran Sombatpanit

46. Innovations in Soil Chemical Analyses: New ECs and Total Salts Relationship for Abu Dhabi Emirate Soils
Shabbir A. Shahid, Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah, Henda Mahmoudi

47. Quality Assurance Standards: USDA Perspective of the Extensive Soil Survey of Abu Dhabi Emirate
John A. Kelley, Michael A. Wilson, Mahmoud A. Abdelfattah, Shabbir A. Shahid

48. The Role of Mycorrhiza in the Reclamation of Degraded Lands in Arid Environments
Ghazi N. Al-Karaki

49. Preliminary Interpretation of Environmental Isotope Data in the Ain El Atti Area (Tafilalet)
Mohamed Aoubouazza, Willibad Stichler, Piotr Maloszewski

50. Use of Lombrica to Enhance Soil Fertility for Crop Production in Madagascar
Razafindravoniarisoa Euphrasie

Keywords: Environment, Environment, general, Earth Sciences, general, Chemistry/Food Science, general, Computer Imaging, Vision, Pattern Recognition and Graphics, Literacy, Geography (general)

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