A Soil Boring Tool for Frost Depth Determination
Author: Goodell, B. C.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 37, Number 6, 1 June 1939 , pp. 457-459(3)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Measurements of depth of soil freezing are of importance in any complete consideration of vegetational influence on surface run-off. They provide a means of evaluating the relative effectiveness of vegetation in reducing or preventing soil freezing with resultant high run-off rates. To date there has been developed no satisfactory means of measuring depth of soil freezing on the scale required for adequate sampling. The following article describes a tool and method which with development to suit particular edaphic and climatic conditions, is believed to promise such a satisfactory means.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Central States Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: June 1, 1939
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