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Contribute to: LYSIMETERS IN VADOSE ZONE RESEARCH

SPECIAL SECTION IN VADOSE ZONE JOURNAL GUEST EDITORS: JOHANN FANK, AUSTRIA MARKUS FLURY, USA THOMAS PÜTZ, GERMANY

 

For a long time lysimeters have been used to study water and transport processes in soils with a specific emphasis on determining the terms of the soil water balance in soils and the fate of chemicals, fertilizers, plant nutrition (e.g. pesticides, nitrogen, nanoparticles). The use of radioactive isotopes and stable isotopes has extended once again the benefit of lysimeter experiments. In the last decade the lysimeter technology has developed significantly, especially the filling technology, weighing technology, measurement devices, and the control of the lower boundary condition were improved. Many lysimeters are now equipped with various sensors (e.g. tensiometer, TDR-probe, matric potential sensor, temperature sensor, suction cup, etc.) for a better understanding of vadose zone processes. Especially weighable lysimeters have shown a large potential to resolve all terms of the water balance and to analyze the impact of climate and land use change on the water balance components. In this respect, lysimeters may be considered as the golden standard for accurately determining local scale actual evapotranspiration. Several studies have also combined lysimeter technology with hydrogeophysical measurement techniques to analyze controls on water flow and solute transport as well as root water uptake. In this special issue, we welcome reviews and recent research on the use of lysimeters in quantifying and predicting vadose zone end ecological processes.

Road map:

Deadline for submitting papers: Jan 31, 2017

Finishing review process: July 1, 2017

Publishing special issue: Jan 31, 2018

 

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AGU Fall Meeting 2016, Session: Modeling the Critical Zone: Integrating processes and data across disciplines and scales Jun 30, 2016
Vacancy: Post Doctoral in Hydrological Modeling and Water Resources Management Jun 23, 2016
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Vacancy at Forschungszentrum Jülich / ISMC May 11, 2016
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AgMIP 6 Global Workshop Apr 25, 2016
DOE’s Environmental System Science Principal Investigator meeting Apr 20, 2016
Follow-up Austin Conference Apr 12, 2016
White paper on soil modeling accepted in VZJ Mar 30, 2016
Vacancy: PhD position at the University of Southampton Mar 22, 2016
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Vacancies: 2 PhD Studentships at the University of Southampton Jan 27, 2016
Vacancy: PhD Positions in Biogeochemistry and Soil Greenhouse Gas Emissions – University of Florida Jan 26, 2016
Vacancy: Professor of Soil Resources at ETH Zürich Jan 25, 2016
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