World Reference Base for Soil Resources, A framework for international classification correlation and communication
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This document is designed to facilitate the exchange of information and experience related to Soil resources, their use and management. The document provides a framework for international soil classification and an agreed common scientific language to enhance communication across disciplines using soil information. It contains definitions and diagnostic criteria to recognise soil horizons, properties and materials and gives rules and guidelines for classifying and subdividing soil reference groups.
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