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Soil Science: An Earth Science
Randall B. Brown -
Interdisciplinary studies that include soil science are needed to
understand the landscape.
NEWS & FEATURES
Janice O. Childress - Crystals in space ... Shifting sands challenge seashore life ...
Seismic risks in the heartland ... Bits of Mars and pieces of the
moon ... A multiple-impact in Missouri? ... Computer program aids
water managers ... Chasing elusive gas hydrates ... Mines lab
resurfaces ... Smoggy stardust
David Applegate - Progress on the Geologic Mapping Act
Soil Science: Interdisciplinary By Necessity
Fred P. Miller -
Soil science targets such interdisciplinary issues as food
security, waste management, and ecosystem protection.
Simulation Modeling: Predicting the Dynamics of a Soil's
R.J. Wagenet -
Models trace movement of water and chemicals, but users must
understand their limitations.
Soil Landscape Modeling: Issues of Scale
Kevin McSweeney and John M. Norman -
New modeling approaches can help us make better use of the land
and its resources.
Paleosols: Record and Engine of Past Global Change
Gregory J. Retallack -
Soils both recorded and regulated fundamental changes in the
Geotimes Guide to Natural History Museums
Robert Mac West - A pullout guide to selected
museums and noteworthy exhibits.
See the related press release describing the June issue.
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