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The Lysimeter Platform contains general information on lysimeter sites worldwide. The contents, e.g. concerning configuration and operation, are presented in a standardized form to get a quick but helpful overview on the sites. Each item might also be linked to more detailed descriptions provided by the respective site operator. Due to the standardized information in the database the Lysimeter Platform serves also as search-engine for soil water related measurements and helps to find sites of interest and corresponding contact information. Members of the Lysimeter Research Group (please register to the Lysimeter Research Group) are able to create and edit their lysimeter sites, soil water samplers and soil hydrologic measuring profiles.

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Details of test site

Name Boigneville
City Boigneville
Country France
Geographical longitude n.s.
Geographical latitude n.s.
Sea level 0m
Annual average air temperature 0°C
Annual average precipitation sum -9mm
Meteorologic station n.s.
Operator name ITCF
Operator webpage
Contact name xxx
Contact email

Measuring Devices

Purpose Fold Cultivation Fold Details Fold Further details Fold
Type of measuring device
Test site
Name of measuring device
Number of repetitions
Soil water balance
Nutrient balance
Climate change
Bare Soil
Other Cultivation
Influence of Groundwater
Suction Controlled
Surface [m²]
Depth [m]
Topographic Feature
Soil Type
Parent Material
Soil Texture Topsoil
Soil Texture Subsoil
Vessels Material
Water content measurements (WC)
Matrix Potential measurement (MP)
Soil temperature measurement (ST)
No. of meas. layers (WC, MP, ST)
Start Monitoring
End monitoring
1 Lysimeter Boigneville n.s. France 2 n.s. n.s. n.s. 3 0.9 Other n.s. Limestone Silt (USDA) Silt (USDA) Other n.a. 1991 Ongoing

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