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    practicals in the laboratory. The data were used to identify and classify soils for engineering applications. The data were tabulated using Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) method, which is non-laboratory test and 2 classification of soils based on laboratory test. The two laboratory test classify soil methods are Classification of soil based on particular size distribution and Classify soil based on Atterberg Limits. The soil samples from sites known as bore hole and called BH1, BH2, and BH3. I.b. Problem Description Sustainable Earth firm commissioned to conduct a feasibility study for an earthwork project that includes the construction of an earth dam. The…

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    carbon dioxide, and other greenhouse gases. “Soil biological processes have major long-term effects on composition of Earth’s atmosphere, which in turn influences all living things, including soil microorganisms” ( Brady, Weil 2008). Changes in atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, temperature, and precipitation amounts and patterns will modify the soil plant system, and influence decomposition rates which will have impacts…

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    it is officially owned by the person/group that recorded it (registering it at a copyright office isn’t mandatory, but is recommended). This places it under their ownership for the life length of the artist plus another 70 years. Pirating is also another legal issue that is present, more people than ever are using these illegal means to download music which is rightfully owned by Spinnin’ Records, however to combat this the label have implemented new copyright guidelines meaning that anyone…

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    Soil Test Lab Report

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    purpose of this lab was to test for which soil type would be best for food production. The tests included Forest Soil, Floodplain Soil, and Garden Soil. We predicted that garden soil will have the best properties for food production because we expected it to have the highest value of nutrients for plants to grow in and a soil composition that is fit for food production (ex. Water Holding, etc). To test our hypothesis, we ran tests measuring Percent Water Content, Organic Material, Nitrates,…

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    Laboratory Report 2: Soil Texture, Bulk density and Porosity Introduction Soil Texture The classification of soil texture is determined by the percentage of each of the soil separates. Soil separates are mineral particles smaller than 2mm, and these particles are sand, silt and clay. These textures are separated by the size of the particles, with sand being the largest between 2mm and 0.05mm, silt at between 0.05mm and 0.002mm, and clay at <0.002mm. The size of the particles influences the…

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    OF A SOIL 3.1 Introduction 3.1.1 Objective To determine the Atterberg Limits of Soils 3.1.2 Learning Outcomes Understand the Principle of Consistency and Atterberg Limits of Clay Soils Describe the Atterberg Limit Tests and their uses Perform the tests and obtain the Atterberg Limits Calculate some Indices (Flow Index, Plasticity Index and Toughness Index) for the Clay Soil 3.1.3 Consistency indices Fine-grained soils are formed in nature by the gradual deposition of soil particles from…

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    2.1 Soil The soil is a major source and natural medium for plant growth which has a direct impact on yield and quality of crops growing on it. 2.1.1 Nutrients in soil Most plants raise by absorbing nutrients from the soil. Soil is a major source of nutrients needed by plants for growth and development. There are two main classification of nutrients in the soil; Macronutrients and Micronutrients. Carbon (C), Hydrogen (H), and Oxygen (O) are also essential for plant growth, but not considered…

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    Blackmore Series Essay

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    Mollisol order (National Cooperative Soil Survey 2000). It is found only within the Gallatin County of southwest Montana. Blackmore soils are not very prevalent within southwestern Montana. The exact location of the Blackmore soil type is found specifically 1100 feet south and 1800 feet west of the northeast corner of section 27, T. 2S., R.6E. This area has an elevation of 4,800 to 5,500 feet. This type of soil can be found on relict stream terraces with slopes of approximately 0-15% and…

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    Introduction There is a handful of aspects that go along with healthy soil such as nutrients essential to plants, beneficial microorganisms, and organic additives important in organic farming systems because of the integration of biodiversity; allowing overall healthier lifestyles to all individuals willing to take initiative. The health of the soil is represented by the health and rigor of the plants growing within it. Organic farming is not only beneficial for the earth’s surface but it is…

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    of the material. The more a topdressing material varies from the existing root zone in relation to its texture classification and physical properties, the more cultivation is typically needed. Without adequate cultivation, there remains a high potential for layering in the soil. Anytime there is a layer created in the soil, the interface between the layers will have the potential to negatively affect hydraulic conductivity, root penetration and even air and gas exchange characteristics of the…

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