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Lecture

Soils

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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 2P09
Professor
Francine Mc Carthy
Semester
Fall

Description
The Phosphorus Cycledoes not move through the atmosphereused in fertilizersin solution is a real concernsettles into sedimentationexperiments show vegitation regulates chemical cyclingchemical movement is watershedseasonally dependantHuman Activity disrupts chemical cyclesAgricultureFiresDestruction of natural vegetationTillage of soilIrrigation in arid areasFertilizationMiningUrbanizationClimate change pollution etexample dead zone in gulph of MexicoIntroduction to Soilsbelow water table saturated conditionspedology study of soilped a clumping of soilsoil loose unconsolidated organicmineral that changes over time to different from its parent material physically chemically biologically and morphological prperties and characteristics influenced by genetic and environmental factorsPedogenic processes are key with soil types over timesoil profiles soil surveyingsort classifications A B C O W Rhow do soils change with changing climatesdefinitionsPaleosolPedogenesisParent materialPodzolizationVonPost scale ofdecompositiontakes 10000 years to build soilsoil surveying Ontario replanting after forest frie forest ecosystem classificationplants in the area indicative of drainage
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