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Soil Microscopy and Micromorphology

Out of Print

By: EA Fitzpatrick

304 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #27909 | ISBN: 0471938599
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About this book

Offers a comprehensive coverage of soil micromorphology with the emphasis on soil thin sections. The aim of the book is to encourage people to use microscope techniques, and to this end jargon and technical terms are kept to the minimum.


Techniques used in soil micromorphology; some micromorphological concepts and problems; properties of features; properties of minerals; matrix; structure and pores; faunal features; particle distribution classes; rock types; organic matter; roots; coatings and other surface features; segregations, concretions, nodules and concentrations; weather features and products; micro-organisms; applications.

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