Time-scales and rates of pedogenic processes I. Preface

  • Christina Siebe Instituto Geologia Cd universitaria, Circuito de la investigacion, Del. coyoacan, C.P. 02376, Ciudad de México, Mexico.
  • Peter M. Jacobs
  • Daniel D. Richter Jr.
Keywords: pedogenic processes, Special section, First International Global Soil Change Conference


Soils are natural bodies. Their characteristics result from the interaction of meteorological conditions (climate) on outcropping lithospheric materials over long periods of time. Plant cover produces organic residues which are incorporated into the soil by numerous and diverse soil organisms. Landscape position determines if the new formed mineral and... (download the full article)

SPECIAL SECTION, Time-scales and rates of pedogenic processes I.