Class Notes 3-4 - Coarse Fragments > 2mm Gravel,...

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NRES 201 Intro to Soil Science Lec. 3-4. Soil Physical Properties Ch. 4 1/10/2011 1 Physical Properties of Soils Ch. 4 Texture Structure Density Porosity Consistence Color Moisture-tension relationships Temperature Aeration Much of this will be covered in lab this week Soil Texture
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Unformatted text preview: Coarse Fragments > 2mm Gravel, cobbles, stones, boulders Sand 2 - 0.05 mm Silt 50 - 2 m Clay < 2 m Texture Class = relative % of soil separates 1000 m = 1 mm = 10-3 m 1m = 4 x 10-5 inch , 1 in. = 25,400 m...
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