Monthly Archives: February 2009

So many new terms

This last chapter in the soil and water class has included a lot of new terms and formulas. This is the “soil water” part of this semesters education. I feel that my head is a bit confused and to help … Continue reading

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Soil in Terms of Words

I’m a big fan of words. After a couple Latin classes in high school, I’ve learned to examine words from various roots that I’ve learned. I”m also not a big fan of memorizing. If you just memorize a word list … Continue reading

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Maybe tobacco is actually good for something…

An article in National Geographic (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2001/12/1207_TVplantTNT.html, check it out!) suggests that a specific modification of the tobacco plant has the ability to remove TNT from soil. Now I don’t know about you guys, but when I think of TNT all I … Continue reading

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Deadly Soil?

This past weekend I was in Virginia with my family saying good bye to my oldest brother because he just got deployed. At dinner before he left, I jokingly asked him to bring me back some Afghani and Iraqi soil. … Continue reading

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Soil does not only excist on our planet

When you think of soil you think of that dark brown stuff lying on the ground that we walk on. But soil does not only excist on our planet, soil has been found on our neighboor planer Mars. Actually, the … Continue reading

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The Future Job Environment

After learning about porosity, bulk density, compactness, particle size, and other characteristics of the soil that allow for it to appear to be a living body of the earth I have decided to blog about this fascinating topic.  I find … Continue reading

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Environmental Science Jobs

Since I decided to be a environmental science major I decided that it would be a good idea to write a blog about my possibly job in the future. I’m undecided about what concentration/minor so it’s nice to correlate the … Continue reading

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