A Comparative Study of Multiple Approaches for Predicting the Soil–Water Retention Curve: Hyperspectral Information vs. Basic Soil Properties

  title={A Comparative Study of Multiple Approaches for Predicting the Soil–Water Retention Curve: Hyperspectral Information vs. Basic Soil Properties},
  author={Ebrahim Babaeian and Mehdi Homaee and Harry Vereecken and Carsten Montzka and Ali Norouzi and M. Th. van Genuchten},
  journal={Soil Science Society of America Journal},
Information about the soil–water retention curve is necessary for modeling water flow and solute transport processes in soils. Soil spectroscopy in the visible, near-infrared, and shortwave infrared (Vis-NIR-SWIR) range has been widely used as a rapid, cost-effective and nondestructive technique to predict soil properties. However, less attention has been paid to predict soil hydraulic properties using soil spectral data. In this paper, spectral reflectances of soil samples from the Zanjanrood… 

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