Soil is a complex system and, like all systems, can be viewed in terms of inputs, outputs, storages and flows. The quality of soil has an influence on, and is influenced by, the productivity of an area.
|1||The soil profile|
|2||Soil as a system|
|3||Comparing soil types|
- Compare the soil composition at several locations using the “jar method” (with measuring cylinders).
“Using the soil system as an example, explain what is meant by the term dynamic ecosystem.” [9 marks]
The essay should marked using the Paper 2, Section B essay markbands.