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Physical and chemical properties of some Blue Mountain soils in the northeastern Oregon

J. Michael Geist

Physical and chemical properties of some Blue Mountain soils in the northeastern Oregon

by J. Michael Geist

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils -- Oregon -- Analysis

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 16-17

    StatementJ. Michael Geist and Gerald S. Strickler
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper PNW -- 236
    ContributionsStrickler, Gerald S. , joint author, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.), United States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13602092M

      Soil chemistry analysis. Soil chemical analysis was performed by the Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL) at Oregon State University. Prior to analysis, soils were dried at °C for 24 h, sieved to 2 mm, homogenized in a coffee grinder, . physical, chemical and biological properties. Leaching: the dissolving out or removal of soluble materials from soil horizons by percolating water. Sediment: rock fragments of various sizes, such as clay, silt, sand, gravel, cobbles. Weathering: the mechanical disintegration and chemical decomposition of rocks and sediments by exposure to the.

    The High Ridge evaluation area is in the Blue Mountains of northeastern Oregon, about 22 km northwest of Elgin and 8 km southwest of the Spout Springs Winter Recreation Area (sec-tions 31 T. 3 N., R. 38 E., and sections 5 and 6, T. 2 N., R. 38 E., Willamette meridian). The evaluation area consists of four small watersheds, (table 1). ods to analyzing soil chemical reactions is currently one of the major research areas in the soil and environmental sciences. Chapters are included on analyses of soil chemical properties including soil salinity, carbonate and gypsum, soil pH and acidity, lime requirement, cation and anion exchange capacities, and organic matter.

    the phsical and chemical properties of the soil profile. a sixfold heirarchy, with soils grouped into orders, suborders, great groups, subgroups, families, and series based on gross soil morphology(# of types of horizons present), nutrient statutes, organic content, color, and general climatic considerations. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Michael Geist books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.


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