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  • adj. Of or pertaining to pedology (in all senses)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to pedology or to its methods. Also paidological.

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Examples

  • He supplements the recordings with a diary of observations and gathers detailed pedological, hydrological, meteorological and astronomical data along with spectrographic documentation of magnetic fluctuations using very low frequency radio.

    Investigation

  • The climatic, topographic and pedological diversity of the Cape Peninsula make it the most diverse of all these areas.

    Cape Floral Protected Areas, South Africa

  • The characteristic deltaic plains of the oriental sector have induced a major diversity of landscapes, due to the interaction of microtopographic and pedological factors, mediated by local characteristics.

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • A combination of geomorphological, pedological, and floristic features set this ecoregion apart from other portions of the Brazilian Atlantic forest.

    Atlantic Coast restingas

  • These might include maps or descriptions emanating from geological, pedological, topographical, or agronomical surveys or from roadworks.

    Chapter 5

  • It is not readily possible to extract basic pedological data from an irrigability report (to "unscramble the omelette").

    Chapter 9

  • In heterogeneous land, a pedological study should be carried out to determine the most suitable drain depth.

    2.1. Open ditches

  • General pedological maps, where they exist, often have a small scale (1/1,000,000).

    1.1. Aims

  • For certain projects, pedological maps may be available with larger scales, and they can be obtained from geological or agricultural services.

    1.1. Aims

  • As far as a physical survey of the soil is concerned and where a complete pedological study is not possible, auger samples should be taken to determine any limiting factors.

    1.1. Forests

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