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In today’s post soil survey activities, computer-assisted GIS tools facilitate area computation. The use of satellite images also enhance landscape studies historically rooted in geology and uses Adansonian principles or reliance on greatest common factors. Traditional soil survey is focused on mapping soil morphological classes. In effect, we are quantifying soil evolution spatially. The most widespread approach is the famous Dokuchaev-Jenny-Gerasinov triad: factors → processes → features. This of course assumes a monogenetic soil evolution; we should recognize that in reality, soils are polygenetic (Fig.

Those in Type 3 climate are the northeastern part of Ilocos Norte, Kalinga-Apayao, Mountain Province, western part of Cagayan, Isabela, eastern part of Nueva Viscaya, Bulacan, eastern parts of Laguna and Bataangas, northern parts of Antique and Iloilo, most of eastern Palawan, Negros Occidental, Siquijor, Zamboanga del Sur, Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, western part of Agusan del Sur, Lanao del Sur, and eastern part of Maguindanao (Bareja 2010) (Fig. 46). Type 4—the rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year, and resembles Type 2 closely since there is no dry season.

The most widespread approach is the famous Dokuchaev-Jenny-Gerasinov triad: factors → processes → features. This of course assumes a monogenetic soil evolution; we should recognize that in reality, soils are polygenetic (Fig. 17). Emerging soil survey technique is focused on mapping soil properties and developing the landscape—soil properties relationship. This is because the utility of soil maps has also expanded from purely agricultural to include environmental applications. The Information Technology revolution directly affects environmental sensing and measurement by producing sensors that are smaller, faster, energy efficient, wireless, and could be cleverly programmed.

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