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Empirical evaluation of soil tension, with emphasis on variations during a drying period

Pong-wai Lai

Empirical evaluation of soil tension, with emphasis on variations during a drying period

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Published by London School of Economics and Political Science, Graduate Geography Department in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil matric potential -- Statistical methods.,
  • Stochastic processes.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves [14]-[15]

    Statement[by] Pong-wai Lai.
    SeriesDiscussion paper - London School of Economics and Political Science, Graduate Geography Department ;, no. 58, Discussion paper (London School of Economics and Political Science. Graduate Geography Dept.) ;, no. 58.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS594 .L24
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 15, [12] leaves, plate :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3915922M
    ISBN 10085328055X
    LC Control Number81482045
    OCLC/WorldCa5854336

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