SSSA Pedology Division


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Pedology is the scientific study of soils and their weathering profiles. 

Pedology is literally Soil Science. Pedologists examine how soils form due to the five soil forming factors (time, climate, parent material, topography, and organisms).  Pedologists, therefore, use a very comprehensive set of tools from multiple other disciplines (e.g. ecology, geology, archaeology, hydrology).  We collaborate with scientists from a wide variety of other scientific fields in order to understand how soils change in response to climate, human land use decisions, and ecosystem evolution.

Division News

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Pedology Division Presentation Guidelines

Tips for your Presentation
 

USDA Soils (Soil Survey) Links

Soil Science Partnerships

Soil Survey History Links

Education and Photos

View the Pedology Division Officers

 
 


Recent Open Access Articles

Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Fraction Accumulation with Long-Term Biosolids Applications
W. L. Pan, L. E. Port, Y. Xiao, A. I. Bary and C. G. Cogger
Soils on Historic Charcoal Hearths: Terminology and Chemical Properties
Florian Hirsch, Thomas Raab, William Ouimet, David Dethier, Anna Schneider and Alexandra Raab

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Donate to Pedology!

We welcome donations to the Pedology Division enhancement funds. These funds are used to enhance division activities during the Annual Meeting. Thank you for your support!

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Pedology

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