Essentials in Soil Physics edited by Robert Horton, Rainer Horn, Jörg Bachmann, and Stephan Peth is the first edition in English, as a follow-up of the fourth completely revised and extended German edition. This book, with the subtitle An introduction to soil processes, functions, structure and mechanics, is more than a compendium of state-of-the-art soil physics covering classical topics such as soil properties, forces and theory of potentials, and transport processes of water, matter, energy, and gases in soils. The book includes 13 chapters (391 pages) ranging from classical soil physical topics to soil mechanics (e.g., stress and resistance),...
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Research Article| May 01, 2017
Review of Essentials in Soil Physics: An introduction to Soil Processes, Functions, Structure and Mechanics
Schweizbart Science Publishers,
391pp. ISBN: 978-3-510-65339-3. 72.00 €
Publisher: Soil Science Society of America
Received: 27 Jan 2017
Accepted: 27 Jan 2017
First Online: 03 Jan 2018
Copyright © by the Soil Science Society of America, Inc.
Lutz Weihermüller; Review of Essentials in Soil Physics: An introduction to Soil Processes, Functions, Structure and Mechanics. Vadose Zone Journal 2017;; 16 (5): 1–2. doi: https://doi.org/10.2136/vzj2017.01.0023br
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