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Effect of soil and cover conditions on soil-water relationshipsAuthor(s): George R., Jr. Trimble; Charles E. Hale; H. Spencer Potter
Source: Station Paper NE-39. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 44 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionPeople who make flood-control surveys for the U.S. Department of Agriculture are concerned with the physical condition of the soils in the watersheds. The condition of the soil determines how fast water moves into and through the soil, and how much water is held in storage. The condition of the soil has a great influence on stream flow, erosion, floods and water supply.
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CitationTrimble, George R., Jr.; Hale, Charles E.; Potter, H. Spencer. 1951. Effect of soil and cover conditions on soil-water relationships. Station Paper NE-39. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 44 p.
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