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  1. Vol. 49 No. 1, p. 278-280
    Received: Feb 21, 1984
    Accepted: Sept 4, 1984

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A Refined Soil Coring System1

  1. Gregory A. Ruark2



Materials and construction specifications are detailed for a soil sampling system comprised of a slide hammer driver, an open probe, a core probe, and a probe puller. Intact soil cores, contained in clear plastic tubing, can be extracted from a site with minimal disturbance. Replaceable hardened steel tips facilitate sampling soils with rock fragments and high concentrations of roots. This soil sampling system is portable, versatile, and durable

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