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GREAT GROUP
CANADIAN
CLASSIFICATION SCHEMES
CLASSIFICATIONS
CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS
SOIL-FORMING
SYSTEM
AUSTRALIAN SOIL
BASIC
SOIL TAXONOMY
SOIL CLASSIFICATION
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Definitions

  1. Soil classification is a tool for land-based technology transfer at many scales.
  2. Soil Classification: A Global Desk Reference is the first book to illustrate the current state of national and international soil classification systems. (Web site)
  3. Soil classification is an important element of soil science, and allows transfer of information relevant to soil resources in comparable environments. (Web site)

Great Group

  1. Soil classification working group.
  2. This term is used as a Great Group definition for Vertosols in the Australian Soil Classification ( Isbell 1996).
  3. Soil Classification the categories used in the U.S. Soil Taxonomy were listed ranging from orders, suborders, great groups, subgroups, families, to series. (Web site)

Canadian

  1. Appendices include SI units, tables on the Canadian soil classification and diagrams of soil structure and texture.
  2. The Canadian system of soil classification.

Classifications

  1. The WRB borrows from modern soil classification concepts, including USDA soil taxonomy.
  2. Cline, M. G. (1963). Logic of the new system of soil classification.
  3. As of 2006, the World Reference Base for Soil Resources (WRB) is the international standard soil classification system. (Web site)
  4. As of 2006, the World Reference Base for Soil Resources, via its Land & Water Development division, is the preeminent soil classification system.
  5. Soil classification can be approached from the perspective of soil as a material and soil as a resource.

Classification Systems

  1. This system for classifying soils is one of the most widely used soil classification systems in the world.
  2. Other engineering soil classification systems in the States include the AASHTO Soil Classification System and the Modified Burmeister.

Soil-Forming

  1. The implications of soil-forming processes on present and future soil classification systems and pedogenic models are discussed.
  2. World Soil Classification, which offers useful generalizations about soils pedogenesis in relation to the interactions with the main soil-forming factors.

System

  1. Its general concept essentially is the same as the soil classification system that Soil Taxonomy (Soil Survey Staff, 1975) superceded (Simonson, 1964). (Web site)
  2. Nachtergaele F., Spaargaren O., Deckers J., Ahrens B. New developments in soil classification, world reference base for soil resources.
  3. Specific hierarchical classes that use certain soil classification systems have combined the latter.

Basic

  1. Basic principles of soil classification.
  2. A basic system of soil classification for making and interpreting soil surveys.
  3. McBratney, A. B., & de Gruijter, J. J. (1992). A continuum approach to soil classification by modified fuzzy k-means with extragrades.
  4. This term is used as a suborder to describe Podosols in the Australian Soil Classification ( Isbell 1996).
  5. CRC PRESS. This is the first book to illustrate the current state of national and international soil classification systems.

Soil Taxonomy

  1. Soil classification systems, with emphasis on soil taxonomy (USDA). Kinds of soil survey and methods.

Soil Classification

  1. Sanchez, P. A., Palm, C. A., & Buol, S. W. (2003). Fertility capability soil classification: a tool to help assess soil quality in the tropics.
  2. It is not used in the current United States system of soil classification but the term commonly shows up in college geology texts. (Web site)
  3. Coffey (1912), produced the first soil classification system for the United States based on the soil genesis principles of Dokuchaev and Glinka. (Web site)

Related Keywords

    * Australian Soil * Burmister * Classification Schemes
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