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Tänikon
Eschikon
Zürich-Reckenholz
Birmensdorf
Bern-Liebefeld
Lausanne
 
 

Operated by: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Hydrology and Land Improvement Laboratory EPFL-ENAC-HYDRAM; Batiment GR
CH-1015 Lausanne
Contact: Dr. Patrick Höhener
Phone: +41 21 693 57 50
Fax: +41 21 693 28 59
mailto:patrick.hoehener@epfl.ch
http://mypage.bluewin.ch/hoehener/p7page.html

   
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Lausanne, EPFL site (CH 1)
Purpose of this facility Study of soil salinisation processes and pesticide transport in the unsaturated zone
Lysimeter type NON-WEIGHABLE BACKFILLED GRAVITATION LYSIMETER
Number of lysimeters 4
Size classification standard
Exact size 1.2 m diameter x 2.5 m depth, cylindrical
Seepage water determination Gravimetric
Nutrients/nutrient balances Fate of fuel compounds and gasoline additives
Measuring interval(s) of substances daily to weekly
Soil fraction(s) Sand
Soil type Sand
Soil thickness in m 2.3
Vegetation and cultivation Fallow/uncultivated
Probes installed Suction cups, TDR, sensors for soil temperature
Altitude above sea level in m 400
Topographic feature Flat area
Amount of irrigation in mm/year 600
Meteorological parameters Temperature
Year of survey 2004
   
 
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