V.V. Dokuchaev Soil Science Institute

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Soil classification

This section focuses on the classification of natural and anthropogenically transformed soils of Russia. It's about the basic and applied scientific knowledge and modern ideas in the genesis and soil erosion.

At the heart of this is a system of soil classification of genetic horizons and signs constituting soil profiles, which are recorded millennial history of the nature of our country, as well as the results of the creative and destructive human activity.

Soil classification is the basis for soil-cartographic work and reference tool for the assessment of soil and land resources.

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