LTER Controlled Vocabulary

soil

Cataloger's note

changed to "soil" to conform to air a substrate

 - you would count "soil types" but not soils

 

Definition note
A mixture of sand and organic material, used to support plant growth.,# {{uncountable}} The unconsolidated mineral or organic material on the immediate surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.,# {{uncountable}} The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that has been subjected to and shows effects of genetic and environmental factors of: climate (including water and temperature effects), and macro- and microorganisms, conditioned by relief, acting on parent material over a period of time. A product-soil differs from the material from which it is derived in many physical, chemical, biological, and morphological properties and characteristics source:wiktionary

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Date of creation
14-Jan-2011
Modified
27-Mar-2011
Accepted term
14-Jan-2011
Descendant terms
5
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5
Alternative terms
1
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8
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