Soil sampling, NTS 82F, G, J, K, N, southeast British Columbia, 1994.
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Between October 14 -22, 1994, soil samples were collected at 9 sites in the Kootenay area, southeast British Columbia. At each site, a core of the surface soil was taken using a stainless steel coring device 10 cm in diameter and 10 cm in length. Three replicate grab soil samples were taken for organic analysis from the soil adjacent to each core sample. The soil pit was then expanded to a depth of 0.5 m and 4 samples were taken from the 0.5 to 0.6 m soil layer (1 for metal analysis, 3 for organic analyses). The data can be found in the Kootenay Sampling Report by Soilcon Laboratories Ltd.
Digital report and data.
Soil samples analysed for 32 elements after nitric perchloric digestion and for 27 elements after aqua regia digestion. No size fraction or analytical methods given.
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|1||Soilcon Laboratories Ltd. (1995). Background soil quality study, Kootenay sampling report. Unpublished report for British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks. ( more)|
|1||1994-1999||British Columbia Ministry of Environment Soil Quality Program ( more)|
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers parts of NTS 82F (Nelson) and 82G (Fernie), the Kootenay area, southeast British Columbia. It is bounded to the south by the Canada-US border and to the east by the BC-Alberta border. The towns of Creston, Fernie, Nelson and Trail are found within the study area.
Covers parts of NTS 82J (Kananaskis Lakes), 82K (Lardeau) and 82N (Golden), the Kootenay area, southeast British Columbia. The towns of Golden and Invermere are located within the study area, which is located approximately 38 km east of the town of Revelstoke.
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