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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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Even an expert pedologist could easily confuse these two classes because they can occur in similar landscape conditions, differing only in the increase in clay in the subsurface horizons.
We argue in this paper that the recent literature on soil carbon demonstrates that we are not meeting these challenges, and that there is a disconnect between researchers, pedologists, and soil data repositories.
The pedologist considered that the map unit might also have 5-10% of Eyre shallow soil type (Ey2), 1-5% of Eyre stony soil type (Ey3), 1-7.5% of Pahau moderately deep soil type (Phi), etc.
Despite all these lines of evidence, Brazilian pedologists have traditionally placed greater emphasis on morphoclimatic control in the genesis of latosols and soils overlying saprolite and stone-lines (Setzer 1949; Ab'Saber 1962).
of Idaho, Moscow) update again this reference for graduates and advanced undergraduate students, and professional pedologists and other earth scientists.
They fascinated Australian pedologists for decades.
The manual is intended as an operational tool for pedologists, agronomists, environmentalists, and other specialists who evaluate land for agriculture and forestry; and for stakeholders and policy makers who make decisions at the local level based on the knowledge of the nature of soil.
organisms, topography, and time, some pedologists, or soil scientists,
While some chapters in the first part of the book cover ground known to the expert researcher through work by Ralph Fisher and Isabel Tirado, the subsequent discussion of different views on youth propounded by educationalists, pedologists (itself a profession that needs historical revival), and psychologists is a genuinely new contribution to the field, which often simply assumes that Soviet usage of the term "youth" is synonymous with the one circulating in the West.
The new $100M National Land and Water Information Service (NLWIS) will, however, not only implement web-accessible soil mapping applications required to protect surface and groundwater supplies, it will also provide the opportunity to train the next generation of pedologists needed to ensure a future federal soil survey in Canada.
During the last decade more than a dozen geologists and some pedologists and botanists have tackled the surficial deposits of western Ohio for a reinterpretation of Ice Age history.