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soil organic carbon
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
That portion of non-living organic compounds in the top one meter of soil, e.g. humus, which is important to soil quality and plant nutrition and is replenished by the decomposition of plant material.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/67854.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/67854
Used For
organic soil carbon
Broader Term
organic carbon
soil carbon
soil organic matter
Narrower Term
labile carbon
Related Term
carbon sequestration
global carbon budget
soil inorganic carbon
Spanish
carbono orgánico del suelo
Term Number
67854