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  1. Vol. 48 No. 6, p. 1460-1462
    Received: Jan 27, 1984



Preparation of Large Core Samples from Stony Soils1

  1. B. Buchter,
  2. J. Leuenberger,
  3. P. J. Wierenga and
  4. F. Richard2



A method was developed to take large, undisturbed soil cores in stony soils. An undisturbed soil core was surrounded with concrete, frozen to −22°C and cut to shape with a diamond circular saw, leaving only core sample. The core sample was surrounded with paraffin to maintain its shape.

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