This fourth edition ofSoil and Water Conservation for Productivity and Environmental Protectionis even more comprehensive than its predecessors. It explores the hazards posed by water and wind erosion, flooding, sedimentation, and pollution in various types of land use. Situations and examples are drawn from plains, hills, and mountainous settings in America and abroad. Practical, environmental, economic, and legal aspects are considered as they influence the choice of cultural and engineering practices most appropriate for controlling runoff, erosion, and pollution. This book is an appropriate textbook for courses in soil and water conservation. It is also a valuable reference for professional conservationists, land managers, and environmental workers.Frederick R. Troeh Professor Emeritus is the author of 'Soil and Water Conservation for Productivity and Environmental Protection (4th Edition)', published 2003 under ISBN 9780130968074 and ISBN 0130968072.