A Statistical Study of Soil Samplingby Thomas H. Thornburn,
Wesley R. Larsen,
Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 5, Pg. 1-14
Document Type: Journal Paper
This is a study undertaken to determine the number of samples needed to obtain reasonable correlations between pedologic soil types and their engineering properties. Data from four DeWitt County soils give a quantitative indication of the value of pedologic information in planning, designing and constructing highways and airports in Illinois.
Subject Headings: Soil properties | Statistics | Soil analysis | Highway and road design | Soil classification | Airports and airfields | Information management | Correlation | North America | Illinois | United States
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