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Histosol: Limnic Medisaprist

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Histosol: Limnic Medisaprist
From The Marbut Memorial Slide Collection

STEM Standard addressed: LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems

Appropriate Grade Level(s)
  • 9-12
  • College-level
Materials are best used for
  • Classroom Lectures
  • Distance Education Classes
  • Extension Presentations
General Course Areas
  • Soil Taxonomy and Genesis

Category: Histosols

Slide 4-1. Limnic Medisaprist. Muck. Location: Southern Michigan. Horizons and Depths: Oa 0-63 cm (0-25"); Oi 63-76 cm (25-30"); C 76 cm+ (30"+). Highly decomposed muck overlies undecomposed peat at 63 cm (25") and marl at 76 cm (30"). The ruler is in six-inch (15 cm) segments.

Soil Science Society of America. 1993. The Marbut Memorial Slides. SSSA, Madison, WI.

Peer Review: Yes

Credit this item to: SSSA
Media Date: 1993-07-01
Provided By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


  • * Soil Science Society of America

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


  • Marbut
  • Soil Order
  • Soil Horizon - General
  • Soil Profile - General
  • Saprist
  • Muck


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