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Using little more than PVC rings, a trashcan, and a scale, students can literally get a feel for soil water retention and field capacity, concepts that are important and useful in fields from farming to engineering.
As ESA's SMOS mission nears the end of its commissioning, a new network will provide harmonized global datasets of soil moisture measurements collected from the ground, ensuring the data received from space are as accurate as possible.
Despite continued interference issues, Europeâ€™s SMOS satellite is transmitting valuable new data on the way water is cycled across the globe.
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are helping US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) experts model the movement of radioactive materials in the soil.
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Sun, Inc., a leading developer of smart irrigation products, unveils a revolutionary product for residential and commercial markets - S.Sense Wireless Soil-Moisture Sensor Upgrade.
A naturally occurring class of plant hormones called cytokinins has been found to help increase cotton yields during drought conditions
MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cermetek Microelectronics presented a preview of its AquaMon wireless soil monitoring system at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California, February 9th through February 11th.
Researchers have discovered that some of the most fundamental assumptions about how water moves through soil in a seasonally dry climate such as the Pacific Northwest are incorrect â€“ and that a century of research based on those assumptions will have to be reconsidered.
A company from one of ESAâ€™s Business Incubation Centres has used space technology to develop a scanner to spot weaknesses in dike structures. It is being used to inspect dikes and dams on the Danube river and in the Netherlands.
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