Soil geomorphology is the study of soils and their use in evaluating landform evolution and age,
landform stability, surface processes, and past climates.
Most soils have formed during the Quaternary era. The emphasis in this book is on field
Definition of Soil:
Engineering-Soil is unconsolidated surface material, the regolith
Soil scientists-it is the medium for plant growth. This defn is not accurate bc some trees don’t
BEST DEFINITION: A soil is a natural body consisting of layers of mineral and/or organic
constituents of variable thicknesses, which differ fr