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About the Author
Pam Hazelton teaches soils in the Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. She is the vice president of the International Union of Soil Scientists Commission for Education in Soil Science and a former President of the Australian Society of Soil Science.
Brian Murphy is a Senior Soil Scientist at the NSW Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources, Research Centre, Australia.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements. Preface 1. Soils in an Urban Environment 2. Soil Characteristics Important for Urban Soil Management 3. Soils and the Hydrological Cycle in Urban Environments 4. Soils for Engineering Purposes 5. Soil Contamination in Urban Areas 6. Urban Soils and Ecosystems 7. Soils and Vegetation: Contributing to a More Sustainable Urban Environment 8. Urban Development on Coastal Soils 9. Interpretation of Soil Attributes in an Urban Environment. Glossary. Index