AQP Demo: Applying a Function to Each Soil Profile in a Collection with profileApply()

June 19, 2012

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Here is a quick demonstration of how functionality from the AQP package can be used to answer complex soils-related questions. In these examples the profileApply() function is used to iterate over a collection of soil profiles, and compute several metrics of soil development:

  • depth of maximum clay content
  • clay/RF content within the PCS
  • clay content within the argillic horizon
  • thickness of argillic horizon
  • depth to argillic horizon

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