Increase in Soil Bulk Density by Land Use or Activity
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Land Use or Activity Increase in Bulk Density (gm/cc Source:
Grazing 0.12 to 0.20 Smith, 1999
Crops 0.25 to 0.35 Smith, 1999
Construction, mass grading 0.34 Randrup, 1998
Construction, mass grading 0.35 Lichter and Lindsey, 1994
Construction, no grading 0.2 Lichter and Lindsey, 1994
Construction traffic 0.17 Lichter and Lindsey, 1994
Construction traffic 0.25 to 0.40 Smith, 1999; Friedman 1998
Athletic fields 0.38 to 0.54 Smith, 1999
Urban lawn and turf 0.30 to 0.40 Various Sources

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