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The salinity of motorway soils. II. Distance from the carriageway and other sources of local variation in salinity.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The variation of soil sodium concentration with distance from the carriageway on central reserves and verges was studied on a number of motorway sites...

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The salinity of motorway soils. I. Variation in time and between regions in the salinity of soils on central reserves.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sodium chloride is used as the standard de-icing agent on motorways in England at annual application rates varying from 2 to 20 tonnes per lane km. So...

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