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Glossary of Soil Science Terms

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TitleGlossary of Soil Science Terms
CreatorSoil Science Society of America (SSSA)
DescriptionThe glossary was maintained by an ad hoc committee of the Soil Science Society of America to provide a single glossary of terms for the various disciplines of soil science. As well as the glossary itself, there are a number of tables and annexes available, including: Conversion factors for SI and non-SI units; Terms for describing consistence (rupture resistance) of blocklike specimens; Pore size classification; Classification of rock fragments; Shapes and size classes of soil structure; Soil water terminology; Outline of the US soil classification system; Prefixes and their connotations for names of great groups in the US soil classification system; Classification scheme for phyllosilicates related to clay minerals.
Keywordsglossaries; terminologies; soil science; soil classification; soil taxonomy; USA
TypeDictionaries, Terminologies
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 Published: October 22 2007 | Last updated: April 2 2009