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3.3: Activity 1- Horizons and Characteristics

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    Your instructor has placed out soil descriptions for the Wycolo the Passcreek soil series, both located in Wyoming. Using the information provided, please answer the following questions:

    1) What is the epipedon of…

    a. Wycolo?

    b. Passcreek?

    2) What is the endopedon(s) of…

    a. Wycolo?

    What details/soil properties helped you come to this conclusion? (Please list)

    b. Passcreek?

    What details/soil properties helped you come to this conclusion? (Please list)

    3) Please identify the temperature and moisture regimes for the following soils…

    Wycolo T.R. = Passcreek T.R. =

    Wycolo M.R. = Passcreek M.R. =

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