lysimeter


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lysimeter

[lī′sim·əd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring the water percolating through soils and determining the materials dissolved by the water.
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The university studied six foundry landfills with the pressure/vacuum lysimeters, plus data from a seventh, the latter operating a leachate collection system at its landfill and its leachate periodically analyzed.
The content of heavy metals remained within the allowed limit even in the grass plants which had grown on pure recultivation substance in the lysimeter experiment.
The custom-built lysimeter unit used in this study had 3 essential components: a container, ceramic cups, and vacuum tubing.
Building on knowledge gained from 59 other lysimeter installations, ARS soil scientist Steve Evett in Bushland, Texas, designed and collaborated in building this lysimeter, the most advanced yet, for Jordan.
If probes are "sufficiently accurate and reliable, they could be an alternative to lysimeters for tracking a crop's water use," says Evett.
Since 2010 investigations are carried out with eight lysimeters in terms of efficiency of technical safeguards in the use of soils with environmentally relevant substances in soil compaction of road construction in the Freilandlysimeteranlage Derchinger street in Augsburg.
Brandli R, Hartnik T, Jakob L, Henriksen T, Werner D, Comelissen G (2012) Activated carbon amendment to sequester1 PAHs in contaminated soil: A lysimeter field trial.
Some of the water applied to the plant is also captured in the lysimeter box and sampled periodically for quality.
The Drain Gauge Gee Passive Capillary Lysimeter is a sensor that allows researchers, government officials, and consultants to monitor the total amount of water and chemicals that may be leaching into ground water with a simple and robust technique.
Hogg DE (1968) Lysimeter studies of potassium losses from urine applied to pasture.
Drainage collected by mole and tile drains McCaskill and Lamb Nitrate concentrations at depths of25 and 2001 180 cm using suction cups in a grazed study with a range of N fertiliser rates Holz 2009 Nitrate concentration in ground water measured using piezometers in the Montagu catchment, which is dominated by dairy pasture production Mundy and Bethune A pilot lysimeter study monitoring changes 2001 in soil nitrate before and after urea fertiliser application.
Rice evapotranspiration together with percolation (ET+DP) was measured at one location (plot 4) using a without end lysimeter (lysimeter A as shown in Fig.