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Soil density and moisture content on two unused forest roads during first 30 months after constructionAuthor(s): J.D. Helvey; J.N. Kochenderfer; J.N. Kochenderfer
Source: Res. Pap. NE-629. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionReports results of soil density and soil moisture measurements on two roads in the central Appalachians over a 30-month period. Density increased slightly during the measurement period at most locations. Almost all of the density changes occurred during the first few months after construction. Moisture content decreased during the first few months after construction, then fluctuated with precipitation amounts.
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CitationHelvey, J.D.; Kochenderfer, J.N. 1990. Soil density and moisture content on two unused forest roads during first 30 months after construction. Res. Pap. NE-629. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.
Keywordsforest roads, soil density, soil moisture, central Appalachians
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