Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth

Redox Reactions and Diagrams in Soil

  • Burl D. Meek
  • Ward Chesworth
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_477

Redox reactions are those which involve a simultaneous reduction and oxidation. An example common in soil science is the oxidation of ferrous to ferric iron by the reduction of oxygen in the presence of water.

Redox reaction:
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