mineral soil


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mineral soil

[′min·rəl ‚sȯil]
(geology)
Soil composed of mineral or rock derivatives with little organic matter.
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65,000 tonnes of mineral soil / filling soil for the halke schsselgrund mine in the site of the knigstein site.
The mycelium will burrow its way down into the mineral soil and form sclerotia.
Oren A, Chefetz B (2012) Successive sorption-desorption cycles of dissolved organic matter in mineral soil matrices.
Influence of litter removal and mineral soil disturbance on the spread of an invasive grass in a Central Hardwood forest.
5 m was nearly cleared entirely of litter and duff leaving the underlying mineral soil exposed (Fig.
The act covers all matters on the use of mineral soil and subsoil in Peru
Ruts of at least 5 cm deep from the top of the mineral soil surface and 2 m long were sampled.
Although the surface of the Selisoo mire is also slightly sloping southwards, just as the surrounding mineral soil, the relative height of the mire increases from 1 m in the north to 4-6 m in its southern part.
Our paper suggests that increased reliance on wood may have the unintended effect of increasing the transfer of carbon from the mineral soil to the atmosphere," explains Andrew Friedland, a Dartmouth professor and co-author of the study.
Part of this forest island is located on mineral soil and another part on mineral-organic soil.
Thus, in mineral soil due to the increase of belowground root mass the microbial abundance could increase in burned stands (Ojima et al.
Van-Buskirk has developed a reinforced soil structure based on a combination of alternating layers of compacted mineral soil and geosynthetic materials.