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Main Title Geotherapy : innovative methods of soil fertility restoration, carbon sequestration, and reversing CO2 increase /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Goreau, Thomas J.,
Larson, Ronal W.,
Campe, Joanna,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2015
Call Number S591.G46 2015
ISBN 9781466595408 (e-book : PDF); 9781466595392 (hardback)
Subjects Soil restoration. ; Soil management. ; Soil fertility. ; Carbon sequestration.
Internet Access
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Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
1. Introduction : geotherapy, the down-to-earth solution to global warming / Thomas J. Goreau, Ronal W. Larson, and Joanna Campe -- 2. Global biogeochemical restoration to stabilize CO2 at safe levels in time to avoid severe climate change impacts to Earth's life support systems : implications for the United Nations framework convention on climate change / Thomas J. Goreau -- 3. Potential annual and cumulative carbon dioxide removal via biochar / Ronal W. Larson -- 4. Potential of remineralization as a global movement / Joanna Campe -- 5. Curing sick soils through chemistry / Richard S. Stein and Tadeusz S. Wysocki -- 6. Rates and mechanisms of functional mineral reactions in soils / David A.C. Manning -- 7. The green cookery book : recipes against climate change and ocean acidification / Olaf Schuiling -- 8. Olivine : time for action! / Oliver Tickell -- 9. Reestablishing the evolutionary grassland-grazer relationship to restore atmospheric carbon dioxide to preindustrial levels / Adam D. Sacks, Richard Teague, Fred Provenza, Seth Itzkan, and Jim Laurie -- 10. Geology into biology : carbon, minerals, and microbes : tools to remineralize soil, sequester carbon, and restore the Earth / David Yarrow -- 11. Biochar : the field experience / Kurt Spokas and Jeff Novak -- 12. Survey of biochar field trials / Erich J. Knight -- 13. Hydrological, ecological and economic advantages of aliquot biochar dosing for soil, climate, and ecosystem remediation / D. Nathaniel Mulcahy -- 14. Mobilizing biochar : a multistakeholder scheme for climate-friendly foods and rural sustainable development / Steven R. McGreevy and Akira Shibata -- 15. Role of biochar in farming systems producing food and energy from biomass / T.R. Preston -- 16. Vetiver system : reversing degradation on and off farm to keep soil carbon in place, build up root biomass, and turn degraded areas into biofuel sources / Elise Pinners -- 17. Basalt powder restores soil fertility and greatly accelerates tree growth on impoverished tropical soils in Panama / Thomas J. Goreau, Felix Lufkin, Carlos A. Arango, Gabriel Despaigne-Matchett, Gabriel Despaigne-Ceballos, Roque Solis, Marina Goreau, and Joanna Campe -- 18. Basalt dust and biochar interactions at New Harmony Farm, Massachusetts / Thomas J. Goreau, Erin Stack, Elaine Senechal, Jianwu Tang, Rebecca Ryals, Tom Vanacore, and Joanna Campe -- 19. Soil remineralization trial : preliminary effects of Montserrat volcanic ash on Barbuda limestone soils / John Mussington -- 20. Building soil where there is none : feasibility of using recycled glass in growing media / Fred Riger -- 21. Soil remineralization in Scotland / Jennifer A. Brodie -- 22. Stonemeal : principles, potential, and perspectives from Brazil / Suzi Huff Theodoro and Othon Henry Leonardos -- 23. Chemical composition of litter fall and inputs of carbon, nitrogen, and mineral elements in a secondary forest of South Cameroon / Damien Henri Odigui Ahanda, Monique Abossolo Angue, and Jean Jacques Braun -- 24. Pyroclastic rocks as natural fertilizer : case study of volcanic ashes from Tombel Graben (Cameroon Volcanic Line, Central Africa) / David Guimolaire Nkouathio -- 25. Effect of powders of basalts, tuff, granites, and pyroclastic materials on the yield and quality of carrots and cabbages grown on tropical soils in the northwest region of Cameroon / Samuel Tetsopgang, Pierre Kamga, Paul F. Gonang Achoumele, Bonaventure Alemanji, Dieudonne Z. Manjo, and Linda Mazoh -- 26. Rock fertilizers as an alternative to conventional fertilizers : the use of basalt from the Cameroon volcanic line for maize farming on ferralitic soils / Jean Pierre Tchouankoue, Arliane Nicole Tetchou Tchekambou, Monique Abossolo Angue, Christophe Ngansop, and Suzi Huff Theodoro -- 27. Seawater concentrate for abundant agriculture / Arthur Zeigler -- 28. Superior food production using sea salt and plant extracts / Ioan Hossu -- 29. Biochar-based amendment enhances tomato transplant growth and early fruiting / Ronald Morse and Jon Nilsson -- 30. Organic restoration minerals upgrade soil / Barry Carter -- 31. SEM-EDX observation of diatomaceous earth at radioactive paddy soils in Fukushima, Japan / Kazue Tazaki, Teruaki Takehara, Yasuhito Ishigaki, Hideaki Nakagawa, and Masayuki Okuno -- 32. Healing the earth by healing the waters : recycling waste nutrients using biochar and limestone / Kirk D.S. Jones -- 33. Australian journey toward commercially viable carbon farming / Cindy Eiritz -- 34. Conclusions : regreening earth and growing our way out of global crisis / Thomas J. Goreau, Ronal W. Larson, and Joanna Campe.