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  1. Vol. 74 No. 4, p. 761-763
    Received: Oct 1, 1981

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Soil Coring Method for Sites with Restricted Access1

  1. M. A. Foale and
  2. D. R. Upchurch2



A hand method of rapidly collecting soil cores to 2 m depth is described. The components of the system are adaptable and modified from previously published accounts. The system fills a gap in coring technology between shallow hand corers and large machine-mounted coring rigs.

Tests have shown that this system will be of great use where site and administrative factors prevent the use of a large coring rig

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