A DEVICE FOR MEASURING SOIL FROST

A WATER-FILLED PLASTIC TUBE BURIED VERTICALLY IN THE SOIL IN A COPPER CASING PERMITTED REPEATED OBSERVATION OF FROST DEPTH WITHOUT DAMAGING THE SAMPLING SITE. THE DEVICE IS SIMPLE AND INEXPENSIVE AND PROVIDES DATA ON SOIL FREEZING AT LEAST AS ACCURATE AS DIRECT OBSERVATION BY DIGGING THROUGH FROZEN SOIL. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Res Note Ne-94, 7 PP, 3 FIG
  • Corporate Authors:

    US Forest Service

    1400 Independence Avemue, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20250
  • Publication Date: 1969

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00237808
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 9 1970 12:00AM