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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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DT models have the advantage of analysing soil-landscape relationships in similar manner to pedologist reasoning (Crivelenti et al.
The authors are aware of corporate storage of data where pedologists were explicitly involved in the work, e.
In professional associations, Forsyth held memberships in the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the American Quaternary Association, the Association of Ohio Pedologists (honorary member), the Geological Society of America (fellow; member, Quaternary and Geomorphology Panel, 1983-1985), the National Association of Geology Teachers (councilor-at-large, 1982-1984), and the Ohio Biological Survey (Editorial Committee).
The number and type of coding rules developed depend largely on the skill of the pedologists managing the data.
The results of traditional soil survey and mapping in a particular area are difficult to extrapolate to another because individual pedologists may relate soil properties to landscape features (e.
Thanks are due to The Ohio Academy of Science, the Association of Ohio Pedologists, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Water, CK McFarland & Sons Inc.
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).
For Britain the debacle of the East African Groundnut Scheme at the end of the 1940s stands out as a reason for organised inventory of soil resources, and pedologists were recruited for survey in most of its African colonies and protectorates soon after.
A major disadvantage in describing soil structure has been the lack of precision among pedologists in determining grade of structure (e.