By William I. Woods,Wenceslau G. Teixeira,Johannes Lehmann,Christoph Steiner,Antoinette M.G.A. WinklerPrins ; Lilian Rebellato ;
Wim observed not just the probabilities of bettering the lives of small holders in the course of the global with uncomplicated carbon dependent soil applied sciences, yet used to be an early proponent of the optimistic synergies additionally completed with regard to carbon sequestration and international climatic swap abatement. Wim s imaginative and prescient used to be to shape a multidisciplinary workforce whose contributors maintained the perfect of open collaboration towards the attainment of shared targets. continuously inspired and infrequently formed by way of Wim, this loose organization of foreign students termed the Terra Preta Nova crew got here jointly in 2001 and has flourished. This attempt has been outlined by means of huge, immense productiveness. Wim who's by no means faraway from any of our minds and hearts, may have enjoyed to percentage the good adventure of seeing the culmination of his imaginative and prescient as verified during this volume.
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Amazonian Dark Earths: Wim Sombroek's Vision by William I. Woods,Wenceslau G. Teixeira,Johannes Lehmann,Christoph Steiner,Antoinette M.G.A. WinklerPrins ; Lilian Rebellato ;