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Table Plot
Notes This table stores general, constant information about the a given plot
Description plot contains Plot location, dimension, and similarly constant site data, plus metadata that need be stored only once. Transient observational information (procured during the first or subsequent observation events) are stored separately in observation or its children.
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Field DB Field Name Req'd? Data Type Misc Flag List? Definition
Surficial Deposits surficialDeposits no varchar (90) n/a closed Surficial deposits represent the parent material that are the geologic or organic precursors to the soil. They may either have been deposited by geologic (wind, ice, gravity or water) or biologic (organic) activity, or formed in place more-or-less directly from rocks and minerals below.