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National acid sulfate soils sampling and identification methods manual

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Prepared by Leigh Sullivan (Federation University), Nicholas Ward, Nadia Toppler and Graham Lancaster (Southern Cross University) on behalf of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, 2018.

This guidance provides current good practice management for acid sulfate soil investigations and sampling for management purposes. The purpose of this guidance is to provide technical and practical advice on the identification and sampling of acid sulfate soil materials both prior to field investigations and when in the field. Guidance is also provided on the sampling requirements necessary to define the extent of acid sulfate soil materials in the landscape.

It is essential that the reader consult relevant jurisdictional guidance and regulations and contact the relevant state or territory government department for specific local and regional information and advice.

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