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Andisol: Vitric Melanudand




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Andisol: Vitric Melanudand
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: Andisols


Description
Slide 5-3. Vitric Melanudand. Ando Soil. Location: Japan. Parent Material: Volcanic Ash. Horizons and Depths: A 0-30 cm* (0-12")*; Bw 30-75 cm* (12-30")*; 2C1 75-95 cm* (30-37")*; 3C2 95-110 cm* (37-43")*. Stratification of the volcanic ash in the C horizon is evident. There may be other discontinuities in the solum and between it and the C horizon. *Approximate depths.

References
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


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  • * Soil Science Society of America
    SSSA

Submitted By: (SSSA) Soil Science Society of America


Keywords

  • Marbut
  • Soil Order
  • Soil Horizon - General
  • Soil Profile - General
  • Udand
  • Ando Soil

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