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Soil Genesis and Development, Lesson 4 - Soil Profile Development

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This lesson discusses the processes controlling soil formation and how these processes relate to the characteristics of a soil profile.

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Ron Reuter
Assistant Professor of Natural Resources
Department of Crop and Soil Science
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

 

 


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This lesson was developed by Martha Mamo, Timothy Kettler, and Dennis McCallister at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Jim Ippolito  Research Soil Scientist,
USDA-ARS-NWISRL, Kimberly, Idaho, formerly at Colorado State University Ron Reuter  ResearchSoil Scientist, USDA-ARS-NWISRL, Kimberly, Idaho, formerly at Colorado State University; Christoph Geiss at Trinity College-Connecticut; and William Zanner at the University of Minnesota. Development of this lesson was supported by the National Science Foundation Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement Program (NSF-CCLI), Award Number DUE-0042603. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of NSF.

 

 

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