Definition of Soil profile

1. Noun. A vertical section of soil from the ground surface to the parent rock.

Generic synonyms: Profile

Medical Definition of Soil profile

1. A vertical section of the soil through all its horizons and extending into the parent material. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soil Profile

soil hue
soil management
soil matrix
soil mechanics
soil mechanics and engineering
soil microbiology
soil mineralogy
soil permeability
soil phase
soil physics
soil pipe
soil pollutants
soil pollution
soil pore
soil profile (current term)
soil science
soil scientist
soil series
soil stack
soil sterilant
soil sterilants
soil structure
soil suborder
soil surface
soil texture
soil value

Literary usage of Soil profile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Permafrost: Second International Conference, July 13-28, 1973 : USSR by Frederick J. Sanger, Peter J. Hyde (1978)
"The soil profile has a prismatic-latticed-cellular texture (resulting from melting of ice veinlets in the fine-grained FIGURE 1 Schematic cross section ..."

2. The Loma Prieta, California, Earthquake of October 17, 1989 edited by Thomas D. O'Rourke (1993)
"For the "soft"- soil-profile zone, we considered that the pair of ... For the "firm"-soil-profile zone, no similar soil-bedrock site pairs existed within ..."

3. Physical Measurements in Flooded Rice Soils: The Japanese Methodologies by International Rice Research Institute, Toshio Tabuchi (1987)
"Consequently, soil profile surveys are useful in understanding those ... soil profile description Describing soil profiles requires knowledge of soil ..."

4. Drought Resistance in Crops with Emphasis on Rice by International Rice Research Institute (1982)
"The subsurface water is retained in the soil profile for crop use during a dry ... The flux which the soil profile can absorb through its surface when it ..."

5. Computers and Information Technologies in Agricultural Production and edited by Karl Schneider (1998)
"The wetting front was shown to move slowly through the soil profile for the low conductivity soil which deviates from the drained to equilibrium ..."

6. Cover Crops in Hillside Agriculture: Farmer Innovation With Mucuna by Daniel Buckles, Bernard Triomphe, Gustavo Sain (1998)
"Figure 16 shows that changes in C content were significant in the first 5 cm of the soil profile, especially in the 0- to 2.5-cm layer, ..."

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