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Inflow-outflow infiltration measurement accuracy

Trout, Thomas J. and Mackey, Bruce E. (1988) Inflow-outflow infiltration measurement accuracy. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 114(2):256-265.


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Furrow infiltration and channel seepage are often measured with inflow-outflow measurements. Inaccuracy in the flow measurement will cause a larger uncertainty in the calculated infiltration. The infiltration rate determination uncertainty increases rapidly as the percent of the inflow that is infiltrated decreases. The effect of measurement uncertainty on infiltration measurements can be estimated so that the confidence interval of a mean or the actual infiltration variability level can be determined.

Item Type: Article
NWISRL Publication Number: 0647
Subjects: Irrigation > Furrow irrigation > Infiltration
Research methodology
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:53
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2017 21:17
Item ID: 495

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