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Soils explained

  • How soils form

    Soil is the thin layer of material covering the earth’s surface and it is formed from the weathering of rocks.

  • Current and recent projects

    Information on some soil research projects undertaken by Queensland scientists.

  • Learning more about soils

    Where to find educational resources around Queensland soils and soil science for students, teachers and professionals.

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8 December 2016
Last updated
25 September 2013
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