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A Circular-Impact Sampler for Forest LitterAuthor(s): Stephen S. Sackett
Source: Res. Note SE-169. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionSampling the forest floor to determine litter weight is a tedious, time-consuming job. A new device has been designed and tested at the Southern Forest Fire Laboratory that eliminates many of the past sampling problems. The sampler has been fabricated in two sizes (6- and 12-inch diameters), and these are comparable in accuracy and sampling intensity. This Note describes the characteristics, use, and construction dimensions of the new sampler.
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CitationSackett, Stephen S. 1971. A Circular-Impact Sampler for Forest Litter. Res. Note SE-169. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 6 p.
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