A lysimeter is a measuring device which can be used to measure the amount of actual evapotranspiration which is released by plants, usually crops or trees. By recording the amount of precipitation that an area receives and the amount lost through the soil, the amount of water lost to evapotranspira...
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Laboratory column of selected representative soil or a protected monolith of undisturbed field soil with which it is possible to sample and monitor the movement of water and substances.
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Laboratory column of selected representative soil or a protected monolith of undisturbed field soil with facilities for sampling and monitoring the movement of water and chemicals.
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Ly·sim'e·ter (li*sĭm'e*tẽr) noun [ Greek ly`sis a loosing + - meter .] An instrument for measuring the water that percolates through a certain depth of soil. Knight.
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• (n.) An instrument for measuring the water that percolates through a certain depth of soil.
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(from the article `hydrologic sciences`) The only reliable way of measuring actual evapotranspiration is to use large containers (sometimes on the order of several metres across) called ...
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Meteorological instrument used to measure potential and actual evapotranspiration.
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