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pedology

(pē-dŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the physical and mental development and characteristics of children.

pe′do·log′ic (-də-lŏj′ĭk), pe′do·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pe′do·log′i·cal·ly adv.
pe·dol′o·gist n.
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Useful pedologic insights into the factors controlling the levels and distribution of these soil properties can be gained from the derived regression models.
Comparision of the pedologic characteristics of the rocks of the dump areas reclaimed by the means of marls and the rocks of supposed areas retained to natural succesion are shown in following TABLES 5 and 6.
Pedologic complexities: The complexities in the sediments in the upper part of the Sangamon Soil are paralleled or exceeded by complexities in the soils.
The sedimentary structure (as opposed to pedologic structure) or sedimentary fabric of glacial tills may be used in determining the genesis of the deposit; however, tills are typically massive and show few types of sedimentary structures.
Old Soils--In pedologic terminology, soils on flat land surfaces that have fully developed profiles but are stagnant, i.
What we do know is that a soil's biodiversity appears to be an important influence on such pedologic processes as soil building, carbon storage, nutrient availability, and pest management.
By using both lithologic and pedologic criteria, we were able to choose alluvial samples that spanned the entire Holocene.
1 Bridging Pedologic and Hydrologic Processes across Space and Time: Hydropedology and Its Significance
Depending on how stable they are and on the micro-relief of droughty dunes and wet interdunes, there has been created a pedologic mosaic of psammosols and sandy subtypes of the soils that undergo an evolution process towards becoming chernozems, levigated chernozems and, locally, even brown-red soils.
However, the Rudosols can be correlated with those RSGs that would be expected to have minimal pedologic development.