Figure 1: Vessel is pressed into
||• A lysimeter
casing (1.13 m diameter, 1m length)
made of stainless steel is covered at the top with a
thick steel plate and pressed carefully into the soil
by the shovel of an excavator.
• The container has to be pressed into soil straight
and soil inside must not be compressed!
process of pressing is done in several stages;
surrounding soil is removed and placed in horizons
on the site area to guarantee that soil is backfilled with
the exact layers.