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The Time Factor of System Genesis

  • Hans Jenny
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 37)

Abstract

During a hundred million years a given locale on Earth may slowly sink below sea level, then rise to mountain heights, be temporarily covered by glaciers, be eroded, and finally subjected to aridity. Chronosequences deal with brief segments of geological history.

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Mineral Soil Forest Floor Sand Dune Depth Function Beach Sand 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Jenny
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  1. 1.Department of Plant and Soil Biology, College of Natural ResourcesUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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