Alberta Institute of Pedology

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Alberta Institute of Pedology

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The Institute of Pedology, with headquarters at the University, was organized in 1968. The Institute consists of all pedologists in the Soil Science Department of the University, the Terrain Sciences Department of the Alberta Research Council and the Alberta Pedology Unit of the Land Resources Research Centre, Agriculture Canada. The Institute is involved in coordinating work in the following fields: soil survey in Alberta, research in pedology, interpretation of basic data on Alberta soils and assistance and/or cooperation from other institutions concerned with pedological data (Calendar, 1990/91). The Institute is directed by the Technical Coordinating Committee. The Chair of the Soil Science Department of the University is ex officio Chair of the Technical Coordinating Committee.


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