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ISO 15709:2002

Soil quality — Soil water and the unsaturated zone — Definitions, symbols and theory

Aug 15, 2002

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90.93     May 6, 2021


ISO/TC 190

International Standard


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ISO 15709:2002 gives a simplified theory of the physics of soil water in the unsaturated zone and defines a set of terms, quantities, units and symbols used in the field of soil physics investigation of the unsaturated zone.
ISO 15709:2002 is applicable only to standards on soil physical investigations of the unsaturated zone (including swelling soils) elaborated within ISO/TC 190. ISO 15709:2002 specifically excludes macropore flow.

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ISO 15709:2002
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 6, 2021