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Soil and terrain classification and mapping


Soil and terrain classification and mapping

Core knowledge areas:

  • Landscape pedology
  • Surficial geology
  • Surface and subsurface hydrology
  • Vegetation
  • Ecology


  • Take biophysical inventories of soil resources for environmental baseline studies and impact assessments
  • Interpret aerial photography
  • Model soil and terrain relationships and documentation of these relationships for land evaluation purposes
  • Determine soil sensitivity to acid deposition
  • Evaluate soil and land capability for various land uses
  • Provide primary data for development of conservation and reclamation plans as may be required by legislation


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