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- Vaughan, Karen L.; McDaniel, Paul A.
- Soil Science Society of America journal 2009 v.73 no.5 pp. 1510
- alkaline soils, etc ; soil formation; basaltic soils; organic soils; holocene soils; Histosols; soil parent materials; soil pH; vegetation; soil organic matter; fiber content; cation exchange capacity; bulk density; soil density; mineral content; arid zones; evolution; plant communities; Idaho; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Holocene-aged basaltic lava flows offer a unique opportunity to study the initial stages of soil formation. In the cool, dry climate at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve (CROM) in southern Idaho, organic soils (Histosols in) are the dominant soil on recent lava surfaces. Unsaturated Histosols, or Folists (Folic Histosols in World Reference Base [WRB]), occupy crevices and depressi ...