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Soil Under a Microscope Evaluating Soils in Another Dimension

Created 5/01/02
Author: Hari Eswaran

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Title Slide
  3. Cover Slide
  4. Soil
  5. What is Micromorphology?
  6. Micromorphology
  7. Processes of Studying Soils
  8. Micromorphological Analysis
  9. Polarizing Light Microscopy
  10. Light Microscope
  11. Petrographic Microscope
  12. You Learn by Looking
  13. The Human Element
  14. Scanning Electron Microscopy
  15. Sample Preparation
  16. Investigation the Soil
  17. Major Kinds of Soils
  18. Soil Orders
  19. 12 Soil Orders
  20. Pictures of the 12 Soil Orders
  21. Global Soil Regions Map
  22. Part I
  23. The Gelisols
  24. Global Distribution of Gelisols Map
  25. The Histosols
  26. Global Distribution of Histosols
  27. Fabric Characteristics of Histosols
  28. The Spodosols
  29. Global Distribution of Spodosols
  30. Fabric of Spodosols
  31. The Andisols
  32. Global Distribution of Andisols
  33. Fabric of Andisols
  34. The Oxisols
  35. Global Distribution of Oxisols
  36. Fabric of Oxisols
  37. The Verstisols
  38. Global Distribution of Vertisols
  39. Fabric of Vertisols
  40. The Aridisols
  41. Global Distribution of Aridisols
  42. Fabric of Aridisols
  43. The Ultisols
  44. Global Distribution of Ultisols
  45. Fabric of Ultisols
  46. The Mollisols
  47. Global Distribution of Mollisols
  48. Fabric of Mollisols
  49. The Alfisols
  50. Global Distribution of Alfisols
  51. Fabric of Alfisols
  52. The Inceptisols
  53. Global Distribution of Inceptisols
  54. Fabric of Inceptisols
  55. The Entisols
  56. Global Distribution of Entisols
  57. Fabric of Entisols
  58. Fabric of Entisols
  59. Part II
  60. Special Features: Gibbsite
  61. Special Features: Goethite
  62. Special Features: Halite
  63. Special Features: Pyrite
  64. Special Features: Gypsum
  65. Special Features: Whewellite
  66. Special Features: Common Minerals
  67. Special Features: Manganese Minerals 
  68. Special Features: Sulfate Minerals
  69. Special Features: Diatoms
  70. Special Features: Unique Minerals
  71. Special Features: Termite Nest