Keyword Definition

A general term applied to any loose, heterogeneous, and incoherent mass of soil material and/or rock fragments deposited by rainwash, sheetwash, or slow continuous downslope creep, usually collecting at the base of gentle slopes or hillsides.

Hierarchical classification

Null >> Null >> Null >> Null >> Null >> Null >> Sample >> Lithosphere >> Unconsolidated >> Terrestrial >> Colluvium



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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