Definitions for "Bioturbation"
Keywords:  burrow, sediment, worms, disturb, clams
Disturbances of sediments related to the archaeological records by animals such as moles and gophers. See also rodent run.
The mixing of sediment by burrowing animals such as clams and worms.
Bioturbation - The mixing of sediments by living organisms such as worms, clams, or arthropods that make burrows in soft sediment.
A movement of soil material within the soil profile by animals or plants.