Soil and Environmental Science Dictionary / Edition 1
The lingo of soil science is a language unto itself. Soil and Environm ental Science Dictionary is a glossary of terms used in soil and envir onmental science, including terms from related disciplines. Designed f or teachers, students, researchers and others interested or involved i n environmental sciences related to soils, this compilation includes a ll terms and definitions from the current Canadian Society of Soil Sci ence (CSSS) glossary as well as from various other sources such as the Soil Science Society of America and the Soil and Water Conservation S ociety. Soil and Environmental Science Dictionary defines terms accur ately and clearly for professionals working in areas such as agronomy, building construction, civil engineering, forestry, environmental sci ence and planning, geology, hydrology, petrology, and plant science.
Preface Using the Dictionary Dictionary (A-Z: English Terms with Equivalent French Terms) English/French Index of Terms by Subject Area/Discipline French/English Index of Terms by Subject Area/Discipline References: Sources of Terms References: Sources of Illustrations Appendix A. Units Table A.1 SI Prefixes Table A.2 SI Base Units Table A.3 Conversion Factors for SI and Non-SI Units Appendix B. Soil Properties Table B.1. Types and Classes of Soil Structure Figure B.1. Type, Kind, and Classes of Soil Structure Figure B.2. Soil Texture Classes Appendix C. Geological Timescale Table C.1 The Geological Timescale Appendix D. Soil Classification Table D.1. Canadian Soil Classification at Levels of Order, Great Group, and Subgroup Table D.2. Correlation of Horizon Definitions and Designations Table D.3. Correlation of U.S. and FAO Diagnostic Horizons with Canadian Equivalents Table D.4. Taxonomic Correlation at the Canadian Order and Great Group Levels Appendix E. Ecozones of Canada Figure E.1 Terrestrial Ecozones of Canada