You searched for: “anthrosol
Anthrosol, Anthrosols
1. Any soils that have been modified profoundly by human activities, including burial, partial removal, cutting and filling, waste disposal, manuring, and irrigated agriculture.

These soils vary widely in their biological, chemical, and physical properties which occupy 0.004 percent of the continental land surface of the earth, and as such, they are growing in extent along with the influence of human society on the soil environment.

2. From the classification system of the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO.
3. Etymology: from Greek anthropos, "humans, mankind".
This entry is located in the following unit: sol-, -sol + (page 1)