Soil physical properties, Windbreaks, Hydrology, Geology, Salinity, Howick, (WA), Drainage, Soil properties, Esperance region (WA), Western Australia, Groundwater, Pinus pinaster, Soil surveys, Soil
This Technical Report documents the physical and hydrological characteristics of a farmland site on the Esperance Sandplain. The site was located on 'Belalie Farm East' 110 km east of the town of Esperance in the locality of Howick (AMG 488900, 6277500) The site was typical of the sandplain landsystem which covers 35% (0.72 million ha) of the Esperance Agricultural Region. The farm was cleared over a number of years beginning in the 1970's and an extensive network of windbreaks established.
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Sudmeyer, R A. (1998), The Physical and hydrological characteristics of a south coast sandplain site : east Howick site survey. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Report 167, 79p.