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Environmental Voc

aeration ability of air to move through the soil
humus decayed matter consisting of the remains of dead organisms
leaching process in which water removes and dissolves minerals from rock/soil
infiltration process in which soil absorbs water/process of water of water soaking in the soil
loam soils that contain less than 20% clay and nearly = parts of sand and silt
mineral certain compounds found in rocks and soil
soil thin layer of Earth's surface that's made by the interaction of rocks, sunlight, water, air, and living organisms
topsoil upper layer of soil that contains humus
subsoil layer of soil beneath topsoil that doesn't contain humus
parent material fractured bedrock that lies beneath subsoil and that's the source of minerals of the soil
texture size of particles in the soil
structure physical characteristics of the soil that's formed when particles are glued together to form larger particles
Created by: ConcreteAngel