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Soil-disturbance field guide
Napper, Carolyn; Howes, Steven; Page-Dumroese, Deborah. 2009. Soil-disturbance field guide. 0819 1815-SDTDC. San Dimas, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 103 p.
The San Dimas Technology and Development Center of the Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, developed the soil-disturbance field guide as a soil monitoring tool to identify soildisturbance classes. The field guide provides detailed descriptions and photographic examples - over a wide range of climatic and vegetative conditions - of the undisturbed soil condition and the three soil-disturbance classes. The field guide is not only a training tool but also a tool for individuals, such as soil scientists, silviculturists, contract inspectors, fuel management specialists, and other resource managers to use when conducting field soil-disturbance assessments.
Keywords: soil-disturbance, vegetative growth
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Electronic Publish Date: May 8, 2012
Last Update: May 8, 2012
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