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Table of Contents
In Memoriam, xiii
PART I INTRODUCTION TO FOREST SOILS, 1
1 History of Forest Soil Science and Management, 3
2 Global Patterns in Forest Soils, 8
PART II COMPOSITION OF FOREST SOILS, 21
3 Soil Formation and Minerals, 23
4 Soil Organic Matter, 39
5 Water, Pore Space, and Soil Structure, 58
PART III LIFE AND CHEMISTRY IN FOREST SOILS, 75
6 Life in Forest Soils, 77
7 Forest Biogeochemistry, 99
8 Chemistry of Soil Surfaces and Solutions, 138
PART IV MEASURING FOREST SOILS, 157
9 Sampling Soils Across Space and Time, 159
10 Common Approaches to Measuring Soils, 175
PART V DYNAMICS OF FOREST SOILS, 189
11 Influence of Tree Species, 191
12 Soil Management – Harvesting, Site Preparation, Conversion, and Drainage, 213
13 Fire Influences, 235
14 Nutrition Management, 254
15 Managing Forest Soils for Carbon Sequestration, 276
PART VI THINKING PRODUCTIVELY ABOUT FOREST SOILS, 289
16 Evidence-Based Approaches, 291