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Major Soils of the World

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Major Soils of the World

Object description

Soil is a 3-dimensional body with properties that reflect the impact of (1) climate, (2) vegetation, fauna, Man and (3) topography on the soil's (4) parent material over a variable (5) time span. The nature and relative importance of each of these five `soil forming factors' vary in time and in space. With few exceptions, soils are still in a process of change, they show in their 'soil profile' signs of differentiation or alteration of the soil material incurred in a process of soil formation or...

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Author(s) / Publisher

Zeynel Cebeci


Soil Sciences


soil, soil types, soil profile

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Senior High (15-17), Undergraduate (18-21), Graduate (21-)

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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