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    Author(s): L. L. Boersma; D. Kirkham; D. Norum; R. Ziemer; J. C. Guitjens; J. Davidson; J. N. Luthin
    Date: 1971
    Source: EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 52(6): IUGG279-IUGG285.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Infiltration continues to occupy the attention of soil physicists and engineers. A theoretical and experimental analysis of the effect of surface sealing on infiltration by Edwards and Larson [1969] showed that raindrops reduced the infiltration rate by as much as 50% for a two-hour period of infiltration. The effect of raindrops on the surface infiltration rate of soils has been investigated by Seginer and Morin [1970] who used an infiltration model based on the Horton equation.

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    Boersma, L. L.; Kirkham, D.; Norum, D.; Ziemer, R.; Guitjens, J. C.; Davidson, J.; Luthin, J. N. 1971. Soil moisture. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 52(6): IUGG279-IUGG285.

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    PSW4351, soil moisture, water, soil temperature

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