A chain, string, or connected series of soils, related by their sequence in a landscape. Synonymous in part with toposequence chronosequence. The variability of soils in a topographic sequence is a function of gradient and position on the slope (Birkeland, 1999, p 235).
- Birkeland, P.W., 1999. Soils and Geomorphology, 3rd edn. New York: Oxford University Press, 430 pp.Google Scholar