Forms in the world of soils


  1. From editor
  2. Instead of the foreword
  3. Axiomatic method in geosciences
  4. Element – system
  5. Check – do not check (assume)
  6. The concrete – abstract
  7. Intermittent – Continuous
  8. Dynamics and Statics
  9. Zero-dimensional – multi-dimensional
  10. Concentration – scattering (deconcentration)
  11. Individual – the environment
  12. Movement: Rotation – permutation (broadcast)
  13. The general concept of the soil profile
  14. A zero-dimensional (point) model
  15. The one-dimensional (linear) model
  16. A two-dimensional (planar) Model
  17. Curbs – kind of symmetry, typical of soil profiles
  18. Three-dimensional (volume) model
  19. Structural levels of organization of the soil profile
  20. What is the soil cover and how to depict its form. General views
  21. What is the soil cover and how to depict its form. A zero-dimensional (point) model
  22. Dimensional model of soil by Dokuchaev
  23. The role of analogy at modeling
  24. Informal soil model of the world and Eurasia
  25. The formal model of soil Eurasia by Zakharov
  26. Global dimensional model of soil space
  27. Else about the same structural model of Eurasia
  28. The relationship between the numerical and qualitative characteristics of the model
  29. Ways of development of ideas about the dimensions of soil models from zero-dimensional to two-dimensional
  30. Three-dimensional (volume) model
  31. Polygonal shapes
  32. Cell structure of the Earth and soil cover
  33. The symmetry of forms
  34. The curved shapes
  35. Classification of curved shapes
  36. The origin of curvilinear soil forms
  37. Branching shapes
  38. The law of constancy of angles of branching systems
  39. Movement – the basis of the classification of soil structure
  40. Self-alignment or congruent transformation
  41. Mirror reflection
  42. Compression and tension or the symmetry of similarity (scale symmetry)
  43. Rotation on the plane
  44. Broadcast with a one-dimensional periodicity
  45. Action of broadcasting with two-dimensional periodicity
  46. Soil map – geometrical model of soil cover
  47. How is the map of plastic relief?
  48. Forms in meliorative practice
  49. Forms in geomorphology
  50. Forms in geology
  51. The forms in the doctrine of the biosphere
  52. Conclusion

Степанов И.Н. Формы в мире почв. – М.: Наука, 1986. – 192 с.