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Water Flow In Soils, Second Edition

Water Flow In Soils, Second Edition by Tsuyoshi Miyazaki
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SOIL AND WATER
Unit System
Structure of Soils
Retentivity of Water in Soils
References

PHYSICAL LAWS OF WATER FLOW IN SOILS
Darcy's Law
Gas-Phase Configuration in Unsaturated Soils
Infiltration
Steady Water Flow in Soils
Transient Water Flow in Soils
Appendix: Method of Characteristics
References

REFRACTION OF WATER FLOW IN SOILS
Refraction of Flux
Theory of Refraction of Flux
Jump Condition
Visualization of Refractional Water Flow in Layered Soils
Verification of Refraction Theory
Refraction and Anisotropy Coefficient
Appendix: The Jump Condition and the Finite Element
References

PREFERENTIAL FLOW
Classification of Preferential Flow
General Features of Preferential Flow
Bypassing Flow
Fingering Flow
Funneled Flow
References

WATER FLOW IN SLOPES
Water Balance on Slopes
Moisture Conditions in Slopes
Infiltration into Slopes
Causes of Surface Runoff
Subsurface Flow of Water in Slopes
References

WATER FLOW UNDER EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE GRADIENTS
Temperature Profile and Soil Water Flow in Fields
Water Vapor Flow Under a Temperature Gradient
Liquid Water Flow Under a Temperature Gradient
Observations of Water Flow in Soils Under Temperature Gradients
Appendix: Practical Estimation of Vapor Flux
References

EFFECTS OF MICROBIOLOGICAL FACTORS ON WATER FLOW IN SOILS
Typical Change in Permeability
Microbiological Effects on Permeability
Effects of Microbiological Factors on Water Flow in Natural Soils
Effects of Microbiological Factors on Water Flow in Clay Liners of Landfill Sites
Microbial Clogging Models
Microbial Growth and Substrate Transport Model
References

WATER REGIMES IN FIELDS WITH VEGETATION
Characteristics of Water Flow in Paddy Rice Fields
Characteristics of Water Flow in Upland Agricultural Fields
Water Balance in Fields With Vegetation
Evapotranspiration
Soil Water Uptake by Plant Roots
Effects of Vegetation on Soil Water Regime
References

HETEROGENEITY OF SOILS IN FIELDS
Heterogeneity
Representative Elementary Volume
Similar-Media Concept and Scaling
Nonsimilar Media Concept and Scaling
Spatial Variability and Geostatistics
Macropores
Appendix: The b-Value Estimation of Campbell's Method
References
CRC Press; July 2005
420 pages; ISBN 9781420030136
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