Increasing the Diversion Length of Capillary Barriers

  title={Increasing the Diversion Length of Capillary Barriers},
  author={Roland Pease and J. C. Stormont},
The diversion length of a capillary barrier is increased with the introduction of a well-sorted sand layer immediately above the fine/coarse interface. Various soils were evaluated as “transport layer” materials using numerical simulation. Infiltration and evapotranspiration were simulated for one year of an Albuquerque, NM, climate. The infiltration and evapotranspiration varied daily in the simulations with the use of a daily effective flux. The baseline simulation without a transport layer… CONTINUE READING