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Download Iowa Soil Water Content – fifteen bar Maps (gSSURGO)

Water content, 15 bar, is the amount of soil water retained at a tension of 15 bars, expressed as a volumetric percentage of the whole soil material. Water retained at 15 bars is significant in the determination of soil water-retention difference, which is used as the initial estimation of available water capacity for some soils. … Continue reading Download Iowa Soil Water Content – fifteen bar Maps (gSSURGO)

Download Iowa Soil Water Content – one-third bar Maps (gSSURGO)

Water content, one-third bar, is the amount of soil water retained at a tension of 1/3 bar, expressed as a volumetric percentage of the whole soil. Water retained at 1/3 bar is significant in the determination of soil water-retention difference, which is used as the initial estimation of available water capacity for some soils. Water … Continue reading Download Iowa Soil Water Content – one-third bar Maps (gSSURGO)