ISO 11074:2005

Soil quality -- Vocabulary

ISO 11074:2005 defines terms used in the field of soil quality.

The terms are classified under the following main headings: 1) General terms and definitions (terms relating to soil, to soil materials, to land and sites); 2) Description of soil (soil characteristics, soil water, properties of soils and substances, processes in soil, contamination, background content); 3) Sampling (general terms and definitions, sample types/sampling type, sampling stages, execution of sampling, quality control samples, sample pre-treatment, terms and definitions related to geostatistics); 4) Terms and definitions relating to the assessment of soils (quality, assessment of soil and sites with respect to risk, hazard and exposure, soil protection); 5) Remediation (general terms and definitions, principal remediation types, engineering-based methods, process-based treatment methods). An alphabetical index is provided.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2005-10
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages :
  • :
    ISO/TC 190/SC 1
    Evaluation of criteria, terminology and codification
  • 01.040.13
    Environment. Health protection. Safety (Vocabularies)
    13.080.01
    Soil quality and pedology in general

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