lysimeter


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lysimeter

(lī-sim′ĕt-ĕr) [Gr. lysis, dissolution + -meter]
An apparatus for determining solubilities of various substances.
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The auger cuttings were leached to investigate the variability of leaching characteristics within a landfill according to changes in waste composition and the localized microenvironment of each lysimeter.
The content of the other measured pollutants, including organic ones, in lysimeter water was lower than the guidance value established for groundwater in Estonia.
Second, the higher CVs for the solutes in LC than GW are attributed to the relatively short transport distance between the soil surface and lysimeter cups (1 m) of LC compared with 2-4m from the cups to the depth to GW.
We, in turn, learn from the experience of the Middle Eastern scientists as we see how a new lysimeter design works and how our crop-water-use prediction methods work in a different environment," Evett says.
The lysimeter is the smallest observation unit in which pathogen transport occurs in the same way as it does in the real world," explains Shelton.
The lysimeter data is a first step toward determining what's known as a "crop coefficient" specifically for bell peppers.
The existing lysimeter should continue to be operated as part of the advertised project about three years.
For example, As and copper (Cu) mobility in soil were enhanced when hardwood-derived biochar produced at 450[degrees]C was applied as surface mulch or used in a lysimeter experiment involving an urban soil with elevated metal concentrations (Beesley and Dickinson 2011).
We will eventually automate watering based on the data we get from these lysimeter experiments.