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Soil Formation and Soil Processes

Soil Formation and Soil Processes

Each soil type is a unique expression of five soil-forming factors (climate, vegetation, topography, parent material, and time) that work through soil processes. These soil processes can be considered in four groups (additions, losses, transformations, and translocations) to give us a framework for understanding the relationships between particular soils and the landscapes and ecosystems in which they function. The Virtual Soil Processes Project...

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