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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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Characterizing groundwater use by safflower using lysimeters.
A hand vacuum pump was used to pull soil water from the tension lysimeters and then into sample bottles.
Lysimeter comparison of the role of waste characteristics in the formation of mineral deposits in leachate drainage systems, Waste Manage Research 24: 560-572.
The lysimeters were in an unchanging controlled environment so that the experiment could be considered as a balanced 2-factor experimental design (3 groundwater salinities x 3 irrigation salinities x 3 replicates) with the irrigation salinity treatment repeated in time rather than replicated in space.
Lysimeters were designed to assimilate natural rainfall to allow for the collection of leachate flowing through the soil as well as runoff from the soil surface.
Soil samples for nutrient chemistry in the humus horizon were collected from five points of every sample plot with a steel humus bore, soil water was collected with lysimeters (n = 5), rain water with rain collectors (n = 7) and snow when a permanent snow cover had formed [13, 14].
The Superfund Center at the University of Arizona has launched several projects addressing remediation of hazardous waste sites in the border region including collaborations with entities such as the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, and Precision Lysimeters.
Researchers are looking at mechanical properties, environmental properties (including unbound and bound leaching behavior), aging in climate chambers, leaching in lysimeters, and mechanical and environmental evaluations of field pavements made with some of these materials.
Installation of soil-suction lysimeters or tensiometers may provide intervals for water sampling or measurement of other characteristics in till, such as soil-moisture tension, which can be related to degree of saturation and directions of water movement.
Gunawardena TA, McGarry D, Robinson JB, Silbum DM (2011) Deep drainage through Vertosols in irrigated fields measured with drainage lysimeters.
Percolation together with evaporation (E+DP) was measured at plots 2, 4, 6, 7, and 10 using 5 without end lysimeters (lysimeter B as shown in Fig.
Lysimeters are the standard for measuring water use on a daily and even hourly basis.