Lysimeter Station Wagna
Installing a lysimeter in spring 2006
Step 4
Figure 4: Lysimeter is put on the
load cells

• A concrete foundation has to be fixed at the given lysimeter position in the pit. A measuring shaft (out of concrete rings) is
built next to the lysimeter.

• The lysimeter vessel has to be turned around again and the top plate, the soil and the cardboard are removed.

• A weighing equipment with three load cells is fixed on the concrete foundation.

• The container is carefully put on the weighing device as shown in figure 4.

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last update: July 25, 2006