Application of Soil Physics in Environmental Analyses

Measuring, Modelling and Data Integration

ISBN: 978-3-319-06012-5 (Print) 978-3-319-06013-2 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Integrating Data in Soil Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-21

      Knowledge Chains, Linking Cutting-Edge Research on Flow Phenomena in Soils with Tacit Knowledge from Field Research

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      Chapter

      Pages 23-50

      Hydropedology: Linking Dynamic Soil Properties with Soil Survey Data

  3. Data Analysis in Soil Physics and Pedotransfers Functions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-74

      State-Space Analysis in Soil Physics

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      Chapter

      Pages 75-90

      Spatial Relationships Between Soil Water Content and Hydraulic Conductivity in a Highly Structured Clay Soils

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      Chapter

      Pages 91-129

      State-Space Approach to Understand Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Relationships

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      Chapter

      Pages 131-162

      Pedotransfer Functions for Brazilian Soils

  4. Different Approaches for the Characterization of Soil Physical Quality Indicators

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Chapter

      Pages 165-190

      An Algorithm for Mapping the Spatial Variability of Soil Physical Quality

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      Chapter

      Pages 191-199

      A Preliminary Proposal for the Structural Classification of Soil Pore Space

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      Chapter

      Pages 201-221

      Indicators of Soil Physical Quality: From Simplicity to Complexity

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      Chapter

      Pages 223-236

      Monitoring Soil Water in Irrigated Soils of the Brazilian Semi-arid Region: An Opportunity to Improve Water Use

  5. Sensors and Monitoring in Soil Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Chapter

      Pages 239-260

      Sensor Network Data Assimilation in Soil Water Flow Modeling

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      Chapter

      Pages 261-281

      New Perspectives for the Application of High-Resolution Benchtop X-Ray MicroCT for Quantifying Void, Solid and Liquid Phases in Soils

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      Chapter

      Pages 283-305

      Unsaturated Soil Hydraulic Conductivity in the Central Amazon: Field Evaluations

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      Chapter

      Pages 307-345

      Soil Moisture and Soil Water Storage Using Hydrological Modeling and Remote Sensing

  6. Creating Databases and Models Applied to Soil Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 347-347

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      Chapter

      Pages 349-376

      The Use of Numerical Flow and Transport Models in Environmental Analyses

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      Chapter

      Pages 377-402

      The Use of Multicomponent Solute Transport Models in Environmental Analyses

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      Chapter

      Pages 403-434

      Hydraulic Properties and Non-equilibrium Water Flow in Soils

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      Chapter

      Pages 435-452

      Water Availability to Plants

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      Chapter

      Pages 453-465

      Experiences and Challenges in Developing European Soil Hydrological Databases

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      Chapter

      Pages 467-494

      A Hydrophysical Database to Develop Pedotransfer Functions for Brazilian Soils: Challenges and Perspectives

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 495-499