Vacuum Extractors to Assess Deep Percolation Losses and Chemical Constitutents of Soil Water1
- H. R. Duke and
- H. R. Haise2
A vacuum extractor, consisting of a porous ceramic tube within a sheet-metal trough, has been developed to provide a quantitative measure of soil water lost by deep percolation and to provide a water sample for chemical analysis. Several of these extractors have been installed in the field and preliminary field performance is reported. Detailed laboratory evaluation is in progress.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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