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Estimating Infiltration Rates for a Loessal Silt Loam Using Soil PropertiesAuthor(s): M. Dean Knighton
Source: Research Note NC-233. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionSoil properties were related to infiltration rates as measured by single-ringsteady-head infiltometers. The properties showing strong simple correlations were identified. Regression models were developed to estimate infiltration rate from several soil properties. The best model gave fair agreement to measured rates at another location.
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CitationKnighton, M. Dean. 1978. Estimating Infiltration Rates for a Loessal Silt Loam Using Soil Properties. Research Note NC-233. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsbulk density, organic carbon, ground cover, pore volume, modeling
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