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Alluvial soils provide a natural flood defence - © The James Hutton Institute Brown earth profile - 01 brown earth profile - 02 - © The James Hutton Institute Bulky density cores - © The James Hutton Institute Brown rendzina - © The James Hutton Institute Catastrophic peat slide in Shetland - © The James Hutton Institute Core structured top soil - © The James Hutton Institute Drained moorland soil - © The James Hutton Institute Dubh Lochans in peat - © The James Hutton Institute Fertile soil in unlikely locations - © The James Hutton Institute Forestry clearfell - © The James Hutton Institute Forest soil - Glenkirk - © The James Hutton Institute Future landslip - © The James Hutton Institute House building - Greenfield site - © The James Hutton Institute Humus iron podzol Iconic Caithness peatland - © The James Hutton Institute Man-made soils in crofting counties - © The James Hutton Institute Oilseed rape production - © The James Hutton Institute Peat erosion will end up in the water - © The James Hutton Institute peat erosion will end up in the water - 02 - © The James Hutton Institute Peat for fuel Peat sampling - 01 - © The James Hutton Institute Peat sampling  - 02 - © The James Hutton Institute Peaty gley - © The James Hutton Institute Peaty podzol - © The James Hutton Institute Peaty ranker soil - © The James Hutton Institute Peaty soils support valuable habitats - © The James Hutton Institute Ploughing - © The James Hutton Institute Poor quality soils - © The James Hutton Institute Pouched compacted ground - © The James Hutton Institute Sampling rendzina limestone - © The James Hutton Institute Sand and gravel - © The James Hutton Institute Shallow brown earth - © The James Hutton Institute Shallow ploughing machair - © The James Hutton Institute Silty aluvial soil - © The James Hutton Institute Sites logistic problems - © The James Hutton Institute Soil basis for infrastructure - © The James Hutton Institute Soil complexes - © The James Hutton Institute Soil cultivation - © The James Hutton Institute Soil erosion Soil exhibiting drought stress - © The James Hutton Institute Soil profile and satellite pits - © The James Hutton Institute Soil sampling kit - © The James Hutton Institute Soil - base of some infrastructure - -© The James Hutton Institute Soil habitats - © The James Hutton Institute Soil - variety of uses - © The James Hutton Institute Soils showing rock colour - © The James Hutton Institute Stoney soils  - © The James Hutton Institute Windthrow poorly drained - © The James Hutton Institute Woodland steep valley - © The James Hutton Institute

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