Document Type

Report

Publication Date

1-1-1983

Series Number

19

Keywords

Saline soils, Western Australia, Seepage, Salinity, Groundwater, Soil water movement

Abstract

Investigations involved examination of near-surface indurated layers to investigate their role in saltland formation. It was found that groundwater could move readily through this layer due to the presence of macro-pores. Close examination of apparently impermeable pallid zone clays, shows that decayed tree roots and large diameter voids provide a continuous pathway for the veritical transport of saline water from deeper aquifers.

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