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The Resource Soils of the past : an introduction to paleopedology, Gregory J. Retallack

Soils of the past : an introduction to paleopedology, Gregory J. Retallack

Label
Soils of the past : an introduction to paleopedology
Title
Soils of the past
Title remainder
an introduction to paleopedology
Statement of responsibility
Gregory J. Retallack
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
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Retallack, Greg J.
Dewey number
552/.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE473
LC item number
.R473 2001
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QE473
NAL item number
.R473 2001
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Paleopedology
Label
Soils of the past : an introduction to paleopedology, Gregory J. Retallack
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 352-393) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Soils and paleosols -- 1. Paleopedology -- 2. Soils on and under the landscape -- 3. Features of fossil soils -- 4. Soil-forming processes -- 5. Soil classification -- 6. Mapping and naming paleosols -- 7. Alteration of paleosols after burial -- pt. 2. Factors in soil formation -- 8. Models of soil formation -- 9. Climate -- 10. Organisms -- 11. Topographic relief as a factor -- 12. Parent material as a factor -- 13. Time as a factor -- pt. 3. Fossil record of soils -- 14. A long-term natural experiment in pedogenesis -- 15. Soils of other worlds -- 16. Earth's earliest landscapes -- 17. Early life on land -- 18. Large plants and animals on land -- 19. Afforestation of the land -- 20. Grasses in dry continental interiors -- 21. Human impact on landscapes
Control code
44883545
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780632053766
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00045445
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Soils of the past : an introduction to paleopedology, Gregory J. Retallack
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 352-393) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Soils and paleosols -- 1. Paleopedology -- 2. Soils on and under the landscape -- 3. Features of fossil soils -- 4. Soil-forming processes -- 5. Soil classification -- 6. Mapping and naming paleosols -- 7. Alteration of paleosols after burial -- pt. 2. Factors in soil formation -- 8. Models of soil formation -- 9. Climate -- 10. Organisms -- 11. Topographic relief as a factor -- 12. Parent material as a factor -- 13. Time as a factor -- pt. 3. Fossil record of soils -- 14. A long-term natural experiment in pedogenesis -- 15. Soils of other worlds -- 16. Earth's earliest landscapes -- 17. Early life on land -- 18. Large plants and animals on land -- 19. Afforestation of the land -- 20. Grasses in dry continental interiors -- 21. Human impact on landscapes
Control code
44883545
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 404 p.
Isbn
9780632053766
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00045445
Other physical details
ill., maps

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