This book provides a comprehensive review of the methods of soil and site description used in soil survey throughout the world. A preliminary chapter discusses the choice of site and the preparations for site and soil description. Separate chapters on site description and soil description discuss the terminology and methods currently in use in various countries. The recording and storing of data is described including computer methods and collection of samples for laboratory studies. The descriptive systems and the terminology used by 28 organizations in 24 countries are summarized. (TRRL)

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    Association of Municipal Corporations

    36 Old Queen Street, Westminster
    London SW1 H9JE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Hodgson, J M
  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Accession Number: 00323116
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM