J.M. KIMBLE, LINDA S. HEATH, RICHARD A. BIRDSEY, and R. LAL (ed.) CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 2002. Hardback, 429 p. $159.95. ISBN 1-56670-583-5.

This book on forest soils is the third in a series, with the first two books focusing on the potential of U.S. cropland and grazing lands to sequester C. The information provided serves mostly policymakers, soil managers, and scientists interested in soil C sequestration as a means to mitigate global climate change. Thus, the focus is on improving forest management practices to increase soil C in forested ecosystems, which cover about 33% of the total land...

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