Few books achieve a connection between scientifc theory and real world environmental problems, but this one does. Color images, exercises, and case studies make it friendly for the classroom. Gain advanced knowledge of crystallography, surface chemistry, mineral-solution equilibria, organic matter, and soil mineral analysis. The book includes a lengthy exploration of world-wide applications of mineralogy in soil taxonomy, tectonics, radionuclides, pesticides, enzymes, and more. SSSA Book Ser. 7. Hardcover. 2002. SSSA. Item: B60905. View the Table of Contents (PDF).