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map unit

[′map ‚yü·nət]
(genetics)
A measure of genetic distance corresponding to a recombination frequency of 1% or 1 centriMorgan (cM).
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The collected map characteristics for the survey included among other items: full source reference, publication/outlet type, year, data source, scale, study area, map caption, language variable(s), symbology used (points, lines, polygons, or grid cells), boundary line characteristics, map unit (s), and the maximum number of languages or language items shown in one location.
Chi-square test was applied for TWINSPAN groups and determined groups in order to understand the validity of the map units and the result of the test was significantly at the level of 1% ([chi square] = 21.
However, a detailed soil survey carried out at 1 : 25 000 scale in a 60-ha area (2000 m by 300 m) on the Last Glacial terrace near Kiwitea settlement in the Manawatu district found soil map units having drainage ranging from well drained, to moderately well drained, to imperfectly drained within a distance of 2000m (Senarath 2003; Senarath et al.
Indeed, the two dominant soils map units for canebrakes, the Vaiden-Sumter-Oktibbeha and the Luverne-Halso-Conecuh, are found exclusively in the Black Beit and in the northern Timber Belt immediately lo the south.
Ecological units of the eastern United States--First approximation (map and booklet of map unit tables).
Predicting map units tentatively assigned to rock types and/or geological formations (bedrock and surficial).
A consociation map unit (Pil) which encompassed the maximum surface of the area was selected from the existing detailed soil map (Table 1).
False Alarms: the participant incorrectly indicates that a map unit has changed, when in fact the mapped unit did not change.
The use of soil classification is essential for organising our knowledge so that the properties of soils can be remembered, the relationships between soils can be understood, the properties and behaviour of soils can be predicted, and to provide a uniform basis for correlating soil map units between different areas (Avery 1973).
This allows both soil and landscape limitations and other parameters to be portrayed using the same map unit framework.
Each map unit and its soil series are described in detail by Pate (2004) and at http://soils.