Improved Prediction of Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity with the Mualem-van Genuchten Model

  title={Improved Prediction of Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity with the Mualem-van Genuchten Model},
  author={Marcel G. Schaap and Feike J. Leij},
variables as input (e.g., Rawls and Brakensiek, 1985; Ahuja et al., 1989; Vereecken et al., 1989; Schaap et In many vadose zone hydrological studies, it is imperative that the al., 1998). Far fewer alternatives exist for unsaturated soil’s unsaturated hydraulic conductivity is known. Frequently, the Mualem–van Genuchten model (MVG) is used for this purpose behydraulic conductivity. Although some pedotransfer cause it allows prediction of unsaturated hydraulic conductivity from functions are… CONTINUE READING
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