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pedology

Line breaks: ped|ology
Pronunciation: /pɪˈdɒlədʒi
 
, pɛ-/

Definition of pedology in English:

noun

Another term for soil science.
Example sentences
  • Geology, regional Mediterranean climate, and pedology are the same on both slopes.

Derivatives

pedological

1
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛdəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Many geomorphological processes are also pedological processes.
  • The study sites span a range of geographic, climatic, geological and pedological settings.
  • Given the pedological characteristics of this site, xeric morphological adaptation may be attributed to edaphic factors rather than climatic variables.

pedologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Watts and his fellow pedologists helped persuade the Corps to make changes in the standards.

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