LABORATORY TECHNIQUES FOR MEASURING WATER STORAGE PROPERTIES OF ORGANIC SOILS

Artificially drying or disturbing peat samples is shown to change their water retention properties significantly from those of undried, undisturbed samples. Procedures are given which permit the use of pressure plate and membrane equipment to measure the water storage characteristics of organic soils. /Author/

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 283-289
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 28
    • Issue Number: 6

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  • Accession Number: 00264525
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 29 1975 12:00AM