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Peat lands of the delta: A 26-year study shows disappearing surface of islands is result of combined factors

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Walter W. Weir, Experiment Station, Berkeley.

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California Agriculture 3(7):6-15.

Published July 01, 1949

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The peat soils of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are disappearing at a measurable rate—averaging slightly more than three inches a year—and there is no indication that the rate is decreasing.

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Peat lands of the delta: A 26-year study shows disappearing surface of islands is result of combined factors

Walter W. Weir
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Peat lands of the delta: A 26-year study shows disappearing surface of islands is result of combined factors

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Authors

Walter W. Weir, Experiment Station, Berkeley.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 3(7):6-15.

Published July 01, 1949

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

The peat soils of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta are disappearing at a measurable rate—averaging slightly more than three inches a year—and there is no indication that the rate is decreasing.

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Full text is available in PDF.

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