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Heat and water transport properties in conifer duff and humus

by Michael A. Fosberg

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Published by Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest soils,
  • Soil permeability

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael A. Fosberg.
    SeriesResearch paper RM -- 195., Research paper RM -- 195.
    ContributionsRocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (U.S.), United States. Forest Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17819362M
    OCLC/WorldCa5289749

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Heat and water transport properties in conifer duff and humus by Michael A. Fosberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Heat and water transport properties in conifer duff and humus. Fort Collins, Colo.: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC)   Issued Nov.

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