131 Horizon designation

Dictionary: d_hori_master

Dictionary: d_hori_sub

Dictionary: d_hori_disc


The horizon designation is a combination of several symbols:

1 A number that gives information about discontinuities, i.e. the number of materials in which the soil has formed. This number is stored in the field HORIZON_DISCONTINUITY.

2 One or two capital letters that designate the type of master horizon (or transitional horizon). These letters are stored in the field HORIZON_MASTER.

3 Lowercase letters that designate subordinate characteristics of the horizon. These letters are stored in the field HORIZON_SUBORDINATE.

4 A number that designate vertical subdivisions. This number is stored in the field HORIZON_VERTICAL.

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