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Land Resources of Auvergne Station

Details:

Title

Land Resources of Auvergne Station

Other title

A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District

Creator

Napier, Diane; Edmeades, Bart; Lynch, Brian; McGregor, Robert; Northern Territory. Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Editor

Hill, J.V.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Jul-18

Date

2018-06-30

Location

Auvergne Station; NT Portion 2676; Victoria River Downs; Victoria River District

Description

This report for Auvergne Station is a supplement to Land Resources of the Victoria River District (2012) and completes the land resource assessment of the district which covers 24 properties and approximately 78 760 km² of pastoral land. Land unit mapping at 1:100 000 describes the landforms, soils and vegetation in the district.

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)

Table of contents

Table of contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Previous mapping; 3. Survey methodology and data collection; 4. Lithology; 5. Landform; 6. Soil; 7. Soil physical and chemical characteristics; 8. Vegetation; 9. Land evaluation; 10. Soil erosion; 11. Land unit descriptions; 12. References; Appendices 1 - 12.

Language

English

Subject

Soils -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; Land use -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; Geology -- Northern Territory -- Auvergne Station; land resource assessment; land units; soil landscapes; vegetation communities

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Series

Jul-18

Format

204 pages ; colour photographs, maps, figures, tables ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781743501498

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Related links

http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/metadata/export_data?type=html&metadata_id=E3F20A909A8123ADE040CD9B21446CC0; http://hdl.handle.net/10070/245323 [Land resources of the Victoria River District]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/300258

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/378762

Page content

Land Resources of Auvergne Station A supplement to the Land Resources of the Victoria River District 133 Sampling depths and analytical methodologies used for Sites 38, 40, 41, 48, 52, 53, 54, 57, 61, 63, 64, 67, 69, 72, 74, 80, 84, 86, 87, 89, 90, 93, 95. 1. Profile analyses 0.1m sample depths taken at 0.3m intervals - representative profiles Sample depths(m) 0-0.1, 0.1-0.2, 0.2-0.3, 0.5-0.6, 0.8-0.9, 1.1-1.2, 1.4-1.5 Method Moisture Status Analyses Total Organic Carbon- Walkley & Black (%) 6A1 Air dry @ 40C CEC 15I3 Oven dry @ 40C Exchangeable cations pH 8.5 (Ca, Mg, Na, K, cmol/kg) 15C1 Oven dry @ 40C ECEC 15J1 Oven dry @ 40C Exchangeable cations pH 7.0 (Ca, Mg, Na, K, cmol/kg) 15A1 Oven dry @ 40C Exchange acidity (Al, H cmol/kg) 15G1 Oven dry @ 40C Air dry moisture content (ADMC %) 2A1 Oven dry @ 105C 1/3 bar moisture retention (pressure plate/gravimetric) 2E2 Oven dry @ 40C 15 bar moisture retention (pressure plate/gravimetric) 2E1 Oven dry @ 40C Particle size analysis (coarse sand, fine sand, silt, clay (%)) - Oven dry @ 105C Dispersion ratio (R1) - Oven dry @ 40C Exchangeable Sodium Percentage (ESP %) 15N1 Oven dry @ 40C Ca/Mg ratio 15M1 Oven dry @ 40C CEC/ECEC to clay ratio - NA 2. pH and salinity analyses 0.1m sample depths taken at 0.3m intervals - representative profiles Sample depths(m) 0-0.1, 0.1-0.2, 0.2-0.3, 0.5-0.6, 0.8-0.9, 1.1-1.2, 1.4-1.5 Method Moisture Status Analyses Soil pH 1:5 4A1 Oven dry @ 40C Electrical Conductivity (EC 1:5 dS/m) 3A1 Oven dry @ 40C Soluble Chloride (Cl mg/kg) 5A2 Oven dry @ 40C Nitrate Nitrogen (NO3-N mg/kg) 7B1 Oven dry @ 40C 3. pH and salinity analyses ERD screening data/all detailed field sites Sample depths(m) selected to represent mid-horizon depths Method Moisture Status Analyses Soil pH 1:5 field test 4A1 NA Electrical Conductivity (EC 1:5 dS/m) field test 3A1 NA 4. Surface soil fertility analyses sample depth 0-0.1 m (Bulk) Sample depths (m) 0-0.1 Method Moisture Status Analyses Total Organic Carbon- Walkley & Black (%) 6A1 Air dry @ 40C Kjedahl Nitrogen (%) 7A2 Oven dry @ 40C Bicarbonate-extractable Phosphorous (Colwell)(mg/kg) 9B2 Oven dry @ 40C Acid-extractable Phosphorus (BSES) (mg/kg) 9G2 Oven dry @ 40C Exchangeable Calcium pH 8.5 (Ca cmol/kg) 15C1 Oven dry @ 40C Exchangeable Calcium pH 7.0 (Ca cmol/kg) 15A1 Oven dry @ 40C Extractable Potassium (K mg/kg) 18B1 Air dry @ 40C Calcium dihydrogen phosphate (pH 4) extractable Sulfur (mg/kg) 10B3 Oven dry @ 40C Trace elements extractable (Cu, Fe, Mn, Zn) 0.005M DTPA ICPOES (mg/kg) 12A1 Oven dry @ 40C Note 1: Method codes from Rayment and Lyons (2011). Note 2: Testing undertaken by Queensland Government Department of Science, Information, Technology and Innovation Chemistry Centre, Dutton Park, Brisbane QLD.


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