|Occupation||le grad student / running coach|
|Location||Selden, NY, United States|
|Introduction||I'm a biogeochemistry grad student and running coach living in Selden, NY (Loooooooong Island). I blog over at http://fox.tinybike.net|
|Interests||running, nutrition, coaching, dirt, trees, tattoos|
|Favorite Movies||Superhero movies, anime, and everything by Ridley Scott. Anything with Liam Neeson. I'm dying to see Battleship.|
|Favorite Music||Everything from Nicki Minaj to Kenny G|
|Favorite Books||The Golden Compass, all Cormac McCarthy books, Hunger games are pretty tight|
If mud is dirt plus water, what is clay?
Clay is soil made from particles <2mm in diameter. It often forms secondary and tertiary structures such as sheets and binds strongly to cations, reducing the availability of nutrients to plants.