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Lithologic composition and rock weathering potential of forested, glacial-till soilsAuthor(s): Scott W. Bailey; James W. Hornbeck; James W. Hornbeck
Source: Res. Pap. NE-662. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionDescribes methods for predicting lithologies present in soils developed on glacial till, and the potential weathering contributions from rock particles >2 mm in diameter. The methods are not quantitative in terms of providing weathering rates, but provide information that can further the understanding of forest nutrient cycles, and possibly assist with decisions about forest harvesting.
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CitationBailey, Scott W.; Hornbeck, James W. 1992. Lithologic composition and rock weathering potential of forested, glacial-till soils. Res. Pap. NE-662. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Keywordsweathering rate, soil formation, nutrient cycling
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