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    Author(s): Lynn G. Starr; Michael J. Geist
    Date: 1983
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-153. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 16p
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    This paper presents an interactive computer program written in BASIC language that will calculate soil bulk density and moisture percentage by weight and volume. Coarse fragment weights are required. The program will also summarize the resulting data giving mean, standard deviation, and 95-percent confidence interval on one or more groupings of data.

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    Starr, Lynn G.; Geist, Michael J. 1983. BDEN: A timesaving computer program for calculating soil bulk density and water content. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-153. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16p

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    Soil bulk density, soil water, soil monitoring, computer programs / programing

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