Term Details

Display Hierarchical | Alphabetical | KWOC | KWIC


Top Terms > Materials > Classes of materials > Natural earth crust materials > Soils > Soils by properties > Soil structure > Unconsolidated soils

Find related records

Search with TRT term only:

TRB Publications Index
Research in Progress
TRID

Expanded search with
narrower TRT terms:

TRB Publications Index
Research in Progress
TRID

Unconsolidated soils (Rbesptu)

Definition
Any naturally occurring, loosely cemented, or poorly indurated earth material including such materials as uncompacted gravel, sand, silt, and clay. Alluvium, soil and overburden are terms frequently used to describe such formations. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Soil structure (Rbespt)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Layered soils (Rbesptm)