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Gley

(glā),
Marcel E., French physiologist, 1857-1930. See: Gley glands.
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Waterlogged soils vary in their appearance due to differences in the process of gleying.
Two related processes are responsible for bog formation: the formation of peat in the upper layer and the gleying of the lower layer.
Gelic Regosol must have formed prior to its possible evolution into automorphic Calcaric Regosol under pine (described by rich pollen) and further into Gleyic Regosol and Gleysol under the increasing influence of gleying in the transition from the Younger Dryas to the Pre-Boreal.