Category Archives: Soils

Silt: Environmental Impact

Silt is granular material of a size  between sand and clay.Silt particles range between 0.0039 and 0.0625 mm, larger than clay but smaller than sand particles. ISO 14688 grades silts between 0.002 mm and 0.063 mm.The origin trace back to whose is quartz and feldspar. … Continue reading

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Podzolization of Soil

Podzolization encompasses the downward migration of Al and Fe, together with organic matter, from the surface areas and their accumulation in the profile’s deep areas. This process is characterised by a strong acidity that causes the slow development of organic … Continue reading

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