The genesis and evolution of soils

Pedogenesis simply explained

by Denis Baize (writer)
Collection: Hors Collection
january 2021
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This book is an introduction to what is known as pedogenesis: the genesis and development of soils. Their formation, the role of the mineral components and the factors and main processes of pedogenesis at work in our temperate climates are explained in layman’s terms. An easy-to-read and richly illustrated synthesis, this book is intended for students, teachers, researchers from other disciplines and amateur naturalists.

Table of contents

1. La pédogenèse

2. Les matériaux observés sous les sols

3. Les facteurs de la pédogenèse

4. Le sol est-il développé dans un seul matériau ?

5. Les grands processus pédogénétiques en action sous nos climats

6. Déterminer l’âge et la vitesse d’évolution des sols

7. Que nous apprennent les éléments grossiers en matière de pédogenèse ?

8. La pédogenèse selon les grands types de matériaux parentaux

9. Le processus d’argilluviation verticale menant à la formation des luvisols

10. Les planosols

11. Les brunisols

12. Les anthroposols



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Language(s): French

Publisher: Éditions Quae

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Hors Collection

Published: 28 january 2021

Reference Book: 02768

Reference eBook [PDF]: 02768NUM

Reference eBook [ePub]: 02768EPB

EAN13 Book: 9782759232642

EAN13 eBook [PDF]: 9782759232659

EAN13 eBook [ePub]: 9782759232666

Interior: Colour

Format (in mm) Book: 165 x 220

Pages count Book: 160

Pages count eBook [PDF]: 160

Weight (in grammes): 360 (Book)

Size: 14 Mo (PDF), 27 Mo (ePub)