Difference between revisions of "Soil porosity"

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1. The degree to which the soil mass is permeated with pores or cavities. <br>
 
1. The degree to which the soil mass is permeated with pores or cavities. <br>
  
2. The characteristic of having air-filled spaces between the particles of soil, expressed as a percentage of the volume of soil not occupied by solid particles.<br>
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2. The characteristic of having air-filled spaces between the particles of soil, expressed as a percentage of the volume of soil not occupied by solid particles.<br><br>
 
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http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/images/pores_000.JPG<br><br>
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Drawing of soil porosity.<br>
http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/images/pores_000.JPG
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Source: http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/Porosity.htm<br><br>
 
 
Drawing of soil porosity.
 
 
 
Source: http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/Porosity.htm
 

Revision as of 13:03, 22 March 2006


1. The degree to which the soil mass is permeated with pores or cavities.

2. The characteristic of having air-filled spaces between the particles of soil, expressed as a percentage of the volume of soil not occupied by solid particles.

pores_000.JPG

Drawing of soil porosity.
Source: http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/Porosity.htm