# A Statistical Exploration of the Relationships of Soil Moisture Characteristics to the Physical Properties of Soils

@article{Cosby1984ASE, title={A Statistical Exploration of the Relationships of Soil Moisture Characteristics to the Physical Properties of Soils}, author={Bernard Cosby and George M. Hornberger and Roger B. Clapp and Timothy R. Ginn}, journal={Water Resources Research}, year={1984}, volume={20}, pages={682-690} }

Stochastic modeling of soil water fluxes in the absence of measured hydraulic parameters requires a knowledge of the expected distribution of the hydraulic parameters in different soil types. Predictive relationships describing the hydraulic parameter distributions must be developed based on the common descriptors of the physical properties of soils (e.g., texture, structure, particle size distribution). Covariation among the hydraulic parameters within these relationships must be identified…

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