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NASGLP Maritime Provinces – Public Health soil layer, moisture content and bulk density

Type: lab data

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Bundle Description

Soil samples were collected from 178 sites in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island in 2007, as part of the “North American Soil Geochemical Landscapes Project”.  The moisture content and bulk density of the “public health” (top 5 cm) layer was measured.

The data are published in GSC Open File 6433.

Sample Classification (Analytical)

IndexSample CountSurveySample TypePrep Lab MaterialControl RefUnknown SourceDuplicates count
178  NASGL soil survey, provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, 2007. (more) Soil (public health) Undivided No  No 

Analytical Package Description

Laboratory: GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa

Name: GSC Sed Lab moisture and bulk density measurement (more)

The moisture content and bulk density of unmodified field samples are measured.

Analytical Suites:

1  GSC NASGLP moisture content
2  GSC NASGLP bulk density

Analytical Methods:

IndexColumn NameSuite OrderMethod OrderSuite RepeatQuantityUnitsDetermination Limit
1  Moisture    LOI  relative percent  
2  Density    Density  g / cm3  
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