Difference between revisions of "Soil structure"

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1. A property of soils which depends upon the arrangement of soil particles. The soil fractions made up of small particles form [[aggregates]] which may or may not behave as more or less discrete bodies.<br><br>
 
1. A property of soils which depends upon the arrangement of soil particles. The soil fractions made up of small particles form [[aggregates]] which may or may not behave as more or less discrete bodies.<br><br>
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http://piru.alexandria.ucsb.edu/~geog3/lab_images/soils2.jpg<br><br>
 
http://piru.alexandria.ucsb.edu/~geog3/lab_images/soils2.jpg<br><br>
 
Make up of soil featuring the different types and the overall structure.<br>
 
Make up of soil featuring the different types and the overall structure.<br>

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1. A property of soils which depends upon the arrangement of soil particles. The soil fractions made up of small particles form aggregates which may or may not behave as more or less discrete bodies.

soils2.jpg

Make up of soil featuring the different types and the overall structure.
Source: http://piru.alexandria.ucsb.edu

soil%20structure.jpg

This example shows the different types of soil structures.
Source: http://www.unc.edu/courses/2005ss2/geog/010/001/Soil%20Formation/Soil%20Formation.htm