Concepts and Rationale of the Australian Soil Classification

Paperback - January 1997 - AU $29.95

This publication is designed to be read in conjunction with The Australian Soil Classification by R.F. Isbell (CSIRO PUBLISHING, Melbourne 1996). It elaborates on many of the diagnostic horizons and materials given in the glossary of the classification, and gives the rationale for the establishment of various classes and diagnostic criteria. The book also gives an overview of the general features of the new orders with individual distribution maps showing their occurrence in Australia.

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This publication is designed to be read in conjunction with The Australian Soil Classification by R.F. Isbell. It elaborates on many of the diagnostic horizons and materials given in the glossary of the classification, and gives the rationale for the establishment of various classes and diagnostic criteria. The book also gives an overview of the general features of the new orders with individual distribution maps showing their occurrence in Australia.

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Paperback | January 1997 | $ 29.95
ISBN: 9780643060104 | 152 pages
Publisher: CSIRO Land and Water
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Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Diagnostic horizons and materials
Establishment of the orders
Subdivision of the orders
Class definitions and nomenclature
General features of the orders
Concluding remarks
References
Acknowledgements