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Internet Glossary of Soil Science Terms
This site allows the user to search, browse, or use figures and tables to learn more about terminology used in soil science. The information is updated as new terms are developed or existing terms are redefined. The search tool allows the user to enter phrases or terms related to soil science and search for the definition. The search response will also include similar topics or words with suggested search words for further information. Additionally, a dictionary is available that can be used with MS Word to determine the proper definition of most soil science terminology.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Glossary
  • Soil science
Technical requirements:
MS Word is required for use with the downloaded dictionary.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1998 by the Soil Science Society of America ALL RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER THE U.S. COPYRIGHT LAW OF 1978 (P.L. 94-553) Any and all uses beyond the fair use provision of the law require written permission from the publisher and/or author(s); not applicable to contributions prepared by officers of employees of the U.S. Government as part of their official duties.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-159
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Earth Science Sites of the Week Archive'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Soil Science Society of America