Soil Erosion and Conservation provides a comprehensive treatment of the processes of soil erosion, the methods that can be used for their control, and the issues involved in designing and implementing soil conservation programmes.Features of the third edition of this internationally recognised textbook include:New material on gully erosion, tillage practices, erosion risk assessment, use of erosion models, incentives for farmers and land users, and community approaches to erosion controlUpdated sections on the mechanics of wind erosion, soil erodibility, use of vegetation in erosion control, traditional soil conservation measures, socio-economic issues and the role of governmentDescribes the methods used to assess the risk of erosion and predict rates of soil lossOutlines the social, economic, political and institutional constraints on implementing soil protection measuresCovers erosion and its control for agriculture, grazing, forestry, mining land, road banks, pipeline corridors and recreationProvides worldwide coverage of the success and failure of erosion control using material from Europe, Africa, Australia, America and AsiaAn Instructor manual CD-ROM for this title is available. Please contact our Higher Education team at for more information.

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