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Snapshots

  1. Ap

    Snapshot Title: Ap
    Taken by: rfisherman1

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Ap horizon



  2. Prismatic soil structure parting to subangular blocky

    Snapshot Title: Prismatic soil structure parting to subangular blocky
    Taken by: Patrick Drohan

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Look at the vertical cracks seperating the peds (prismatic structure). Within the vertical cracks are perpedicular cracks (so the prisms break into subangular blocky structure).



  3. Biopore

    Snapshot Title: Biopore
    Taken by: Richard Stehouwer

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Remnants of an earthworm burrow. The walls of the burrow are enriched with organic matter as is indicated by the darker soil color.This is a vertically oriented biopore which can also allow for rapid ...



  4. Ap horizon

    Snapshot Title: Ap horizon
    Taken by: Richard Stehouwer

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    granular structure



  5. Soil structure

    Snapshot Title: Soil structure
    Taken by: Richard Stehouwer

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Subangular blocky structure



  6. Taproot

    Snapshot Title: Taproot
    Taken by: Richard Stehouwer

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Taproot extends deep into the soil creating a vertically oriented biopore



  7. Parent material

    Snapshot Title: Parent material
    Taken by: Richard Stehouwer

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Piece of limestone parent material from which this soil developed



  8. A horizon

    Snapshot Title: A horizon
    Taken by: Richard Stehouwer

    Image: Hagerstown soil profile #2
    Image Owner: Ken Tamminga



    Description:

    Zone of root proliferation, organic matter accumulation and granular or crumb structure