Skip to Main Content
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
PDF: View PDF (781.86 KB)
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.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, firstname.lastname@example.org if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
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
- Regional variation of flow duration curves in the eastern United States: Process-based analyses of the interaction between climate and landscape properties
- Modeling of two-dimensional overland flow in a vegetative filter
- Determining soil hydrologic characteristics on a remote forest watershed by continuous monitoring of soil water pressures, rainfall and runoff.
XML: View XML