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INDIVIDU SOL [1 record]

Record 1 2015-02-04


Subject field(s)
  • Soil Science

(...) a natural unit in the landscape, characterized by position, size, slope, profile, and other features.


As used in this discussion, a soil profile is taken to mean vertical exposure of the horizons of a soil individual. A soil individual is a soil body that may be defined in terms of profile features whose arrangements and combinations over a geographic area are unique.


  • Science du sol

Un sol déterminé. Les individus sont rassemblés en unités plus grandes: familles, séries, etc. Chacun a sa vie propre mais il est étroitement relié aux autres individus, de la même famille. Il s'agit d'ailleurs plutôt d'espèces.


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