THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOILS AND WEATHERING PROFILE (Physical Description of…
THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOILS AND WEATHERING PROFILE
Physical Description of Soils and Weathering Profiles
The Development of Soils
The Soil-Altered Rock Interface
The Evolution of the Physicochemical Conditions During the Formation of Soil Horizons
What Is the C Horizon?
Conclusion in a YES or NO Question Series
Do alteration and pedogenesis contribute to reduce the rock heterogeneity?
Are there limits to rock alteration and soil formation?
Do weathered rocks and soils form closed independent systems?
What are the rates of soil and alterite formation?
Are rock weathering and formation of soil independent?
The Development of Weathering Profiles
New Definitions for Altered Rock Materials
Propagation of the Weathering Mineral Reactions
Previous Definitions of Rock Facies or Zones
Dynamics of the Alteration Process under Temperate Conditions: An Investigation Comparing Soil and Rock Alteration in Profiles
Kinetics of Alteration Processes
Initial Water/Rock Interaction
The Effect of Climate
Kinetics of Soil Formation
Establishing Clay Mineral Facies in Soils (Plant/Silicate Interaction)
Formation of Humic Layers
Soil Development (Water/Rock and Plant/Silicate Interaction)
Comparison of Reaction Rates in the Different Parts of an Alteration Profile
Alteration in Temperate Climates
The Inter-Relation of the Dynamics of the Alteration-Soil Profile Sequence
The Mineralogy of Soil Horizons
The B Horizon Mineralogy
The E Horizon Mineralogy
The C Horizon Mineralogy
The A Horizon Mineralogy
Mineralogical and Chemical Differences between Alteration and Soil Zones
Overview of Soil and Weathering Mineralogy
What Are the Clay Mineral Assemblages?
General Schema of Alteration Zone and Soil Relations
Overview of Alteration in the Soil Zone in Temperate Climates
Formation of Different Clay Mineral Phases in A Horizon
Illite, Illitic I/S Minerals in Soil (A) Horizons
Vermiculite and Hydroxy-Interlayered (HI) Minerals in A Horizons
Smectitic, S/I minerals in Soil (A) Horizons
Summary of Possible Mineral Changes in A Horizons