Unconsolidated (GeoSciML)

Keyword Definition

CompoundMaterial composed of an aggregation of particles that do not adhere to each other strongly enough that the aggregate can be considered a solid in its own right.

This vocabulary

Parents: Compound material (66)

Children: Anthropogenic unconsolidated material (16); Natural unconsolidated material (173)

[Description taken from GeoSciML SimpleLithology201012.rdf]

Hierarchical classification

Compound material >> Unconsolidated


Natural unconsolidated

Category: Analysed material

The different kinds of sample material collected in the field have been classified hierarchically. Examples: “till”, “soil”, “vegetation”. Taken from the “Sample_Types_SHARED” database table.

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