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Sediments are naturally occurring materials that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of water, wind, ice or by the force of gravity acting on the particle its self. (en.wikipedia.org)  On the other hand sedimentation is a tendency of particles in […]


Surviving in a warmer world: A cover story by Gaia Vince*

Section: Features If the planet warms by 4 °C – as it might this century – it will change beyond all recognition. A radical new world order may be our only hope, says Gaia Vince ALLIGATORS basking off the English coast; a vast Brazilian desert; the mythical lost cities of Saigon, […]

Particles Size Separation by Pipette Method

Particles Size Separation by Pipette Method

The purpose of this method is to determine the quantity of each of the main sand, silt, and clay fractions in samples of soil form each horizon of the soil profile. A 2-m (#10) sieve will be used to separate the gravel (particles coarser than 2-mm) from the grains less […]