Soil mechanics

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  • The Benefits Of Organic Veg Garden

    An empty space either it could be a balcony,patio or an open terrace is good enough to start growing organic veggies for a family.The enormous benefits of the usage of space results in the availability of plenty of oxygen, beautiful greenery which enriches the look of the surroundings and mainly spending some time to take care of plants is a good exercise to body and mind to relax. Finally the output of your hard work in the form of veggies coming from your unused space is a big enjoyable moment…

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  • Soil Characterisation Essay

    A detailed description of soil locations, textures and physio-chemical properties can be found in Sections 2.3.1(page 41) and 3.3.1(page 56). We selected four types of soils out of seven types of soils, namely MGA, KBA, TAA and DUA. Key soil characterisation of these four soils is summarised in Table 4.2. The reason why these four types of soils were chosen for this chapter was that they had distinct soil parameters in terms of total organic carbon (TOC), Fe oxide, Al oxide, pH which have been…

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  • Case Study Of Sumatera Forest Fires

    1.1 Case Study Sumatera has one of the largest rain forests in Indonesia as well as in South East Asia. Sumatera Forest basically has peat soil type that caused easier to burn. Estimated between 7.3 to 9.7 hectares are covered by peat lands or roughly a quarter of the entire area of peat lands in the tropics (Hisyam, Damanik, Anwar, 1984). Sumatera Forest Fires are the one of the serious problem in Indonesia. It happened almost every year. However, some of the biggest were happening in 1982,…

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  • The Importance Of Takalar Regency

    Differences in spectral, spatial, radioactive and temporal characteristics could provide various sources of imagery. A vegetation classification developed from the characteristics is important for classifying and mapping vegetation cover. Geographically, Takalar Regency is located at latitude of -5.4162 and longitude of 119.4876. It was the west part from city Makassar in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. It was also close to a boundary of Jeneponto regency. In this study area, it was near with five…

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  • Jatropha Cuurca Case Study

    Jatropha Curcas Jatropha curcas have a various advantages than by making it as a biodiesel feedstock. Jatropha Curcas can also help to recover the problematic lands such as soil erosion and act as hedge (Openshaw, 2000). The primary conservation benefits like improved soil restoration and management can be achieved by cultivation of Jatropha curcas. Other than that, this plant is act as fence which is to protect the agriculture…

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  • Soil Pollution Essay

    Any unwanted change in physical, chemical or biological properties of the soil, which impacts humans and other organisms or the soil’s natural quality such as fertility and utility, is called soil pollution. Various factors, are considered to be responsible for soil pollution. According to scientists, soil pollution is identified as the damages done to the top soil of the land. Soil pollution is synonymous with the problem of disposal of solid waste. From a large perspective, it includes changes…

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  • Causes Of Deforestation Essay

    plants, people have to develop agriculture. Deforestation is done in order to provide enough space for planting crops. Chemical fertilizer is used to make the plants bigger and faster to grow. Fossil fuels are used for farm machinery to plough the soil, as well as to process the food products. One of the main causes of deforestation is agriculture. Forests are cleared to be converted to plantations. The plantations can be for palm, grain, rice, corn, and other crops. With the huge increase in…

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  • Disadvantages Of Mowing A Lawn

    I have been mowing the lawn for a long while now, but this is the time where I stop mowing the lawn. I can see many reasons why you need me to mow the lawn, but there are other people in our family that can mow the lawn as well. There are also many casualties that may come along with mowing the lawn. So I believe that I should not have to mow the lawn. There are many reasons why I should not mow the lawn. First of all, I am a busy man. You cannot expect me to mow the lawn for forty-five…

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  • Mass Wasting: Slope Movement Or Mass Movement

    Mass wasting, also known as slope movement or mass movement, is the geomorphic process by which soil, sand, regolith, and rock move downslope typically as a mass, largely under the force of gravity, but frequently affected by water and water content as in submarine environments and mudslides When the gravitational force acting on a slope exceeds its resisting force, slope failure (mass wasting) occurs. The slope material's strength and cohesion and the amount of internal friction between…

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  • Im2 Unit 2 Assignment

    shells and coffee grounds. I did put all that material in a strong blender and blended it till it became fine. The last step was that I spread all the raw material in my garden with the help of a trowel. Since the entire process is happening within the soil, it would help the Mother Nature to decompose them faster by breaking all the scrap food into fine raw materials. This will help the garden to reap the rewards without any additional…

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