Figure 4: Container is put on
|| • A concrete foundation has
to be fixed at the given lysimeter position in the pit.
• The lysimeter vessel has to be turned around
again and probes (tensiometers, gypsum blocks, sensors for
soil temperature, TDR and geophysical probes) are installed
in different depths into the soil of the cylinder; cables
of the probes are put into tubes (see tubes on top of the
vessel in figure 4).
• A weighing equipment with three load cells is fixed
on the concrete foundation and rods for fine tuning the load
cells are mounted.
• The container is carefully put on bases at the weighing
Parts of the soil may break off!