Lysimeter Station Wagna
Installing lysimeters in summer 2004

Figure 5: Mobile ring is removed
  • The outer cylinder (to protect the weighing system) is put on top of the foundation.

• The pit is backfilled horizon by horizon and compressed by a rattling device to a level 60 cm below the ground surface.

• A wooden ring to prevent soil from trickling in is mounted.

• The mobile ring (35 cm depth) of the inner cylinder is removed (see figure 5) and the topsoil is backfilled.

Vessels have to be surveyed exactly!
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last update: April 16, 2006