Web site of Austrian Lysimeter Research Group
Schalladorf
Freistadt
Eferding
Schwertberg Langenschönbichl, not known if still operating
Hirschstetten
Traun
Tullner Becken/Fachschule
Groß-Enzersdorf
Weißkirchen/Pucking, inactivated
Petzenkirchen
Pettenbach Wolfsbach (Meadow/Field) Lobau
Wolfpassing, inactivated
Mayersdorf (Obere Pettenbachrinne) Pettenbach
Elsbethen Seibersdorf
Zöbelboden
Pfänder (Lochau), inactivated
Achenkirch
Breitenberg, inactivated
Winklhof (Hallein)
Gumpenstein (Irdning)
Leutasch
Beschling, inactivated
Kaserstattalm
Höhenhansl (Pöllau)
Stadlmoar (Zeltweg)
Bierbaum (Zettling-Unterpremstätten)
Zettersfeld
Kalsdorf
Wagna
Kitzeck, measuring site Southern Styria/Bad Radkersburg (8 different locations)
 
 

Operated by: JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesell-
schaft mbH, Institute for WaterResources
Management

Elisabethstraße 16/II, A-8010 Graz
Contact: Univ.-Doz. Dr. Johann Fank
Phone: +43(0)316/876-1393
Fax: +43(0)316/876-91393
mailto:johann.fank@joanneum.at
http://www.joanneum.at/WRM

 


for further information see also:
Site_characterisation (pdf)
Technical details and Results -
lysimeter.com

Weighable lysimeter in field  (Wagna)Lysimeter container with probes  in summer 2004 (Wagna)

Wagna (AT 27)
Purpose of this facility Research on water movement and nutrient transport in the unsaturated zone under arable land with natural cultivation; hydrochemical analyses; isotopes studies; to calibrate water and nutrient transport models; crop water requirement and plant nutrition; climate change effects; comparison of organic farming to conventional low input farming to determine groundwater protective tillage
Lysimeter type WEIGHABLE MONOLITHIC FIELD LYSIMETER/SOIL HYDROLOGY MEASURING SITE
Operating since 2004
Number of lysimeters 2
Size classification standard
Exact size 1 m² x 2 m depth, cylindrical
Building material of container Stainless steel; mobile ring on top
Material/feature of lysimeter bottom Filter gravel layer with suction cups
Lysimeter cellar (material) Concrete
suction-controlled lysimeter yes
Weighing equipment Balances installed under lysimeters; precision 0.05 mm
Seepage water determination Suction cups; Weighing
Nutrients/nutrient balances N, NO3 balances
Soil fraction(s) Loamy sand
Soil type Dystric Cambisol
Soil thickness in m 0.7/1.1
Vegetation and cultivation Arable land/field
Probes installed Tensiometers, gypsum blocks, suction cups, TDR, sensors for soil temperature
Data logger; server, data base yes
Other details (data formats etc.) Probes installed in lysimeter vessels and in undisturbed soil profile in 4 depths; in vessel: also geophysical probes
Modelling

Water balance, nutrient transport with: HYDRUS, STOTRASIM,
CANDY, COUPMODEL, CROPSYST

   
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