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Title: Soils of the Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed, interior Alaska
Authors: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Rieger, Samuel, 1921-
Furbush, Clarence E.
Schoephorster, Dale B.
Summerfield, Harry B.
Geiger, Luther C.
Keywords: Caribou Creek, Alaska
Poker Creek, Alaska
Alaska (hydrology)
Soil profiles
Soil surveys
Frozen soils
Water conservation
Soil classification
Soil mapping
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 236.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: Soils of the 41.5-mile^2 Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed, central Alaska, have been mapped by standard Soil Conservation Service (USDA) methods. Seven soil series are recognized: Bradway silt loams, Ester silt loams, Karshner silt loams and Saulich silt loams, all underlain by permafrost at shallow depth, make up 27% of the basin area. Olnes silt loams, Gilmore silt loams and Fairplay silt loams, covering 73% of the watershed area, are free from permafrost. Areal distribution of soils is depicted on a photo-mosaic base, 1:31,680 scale.
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