Introduction to P Sustainability: P is for Philosophy and Process

Genevieve S. Metson, Karl A. Wyant, Daniel Childers

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This chapter illustrates and explains the basic principles of sustainability. It provides a sustainability framework to existing issues in phosphorous management. It summarizes human impacts on natural phosphorus cycling and the identification of phosphorus sustainability as a "wicked problem". It describes how a sustainability perspective contributes to shaping appropriate solutions to phosphorus management. It also enumerates the general approach of every chapter in connecting various aspects of human use of phosphorous to a sustainability framework.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Aug 8 2013


  • Natural phosphorus cycling
  • Phosphorus
  • Phosphorus management
  • Sustainability

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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