8. The “Physics” of Soil Water Physics

  1. Collected Reprint Series
  1. Garrison Sposito

Published Online: 28 FEB 2014

DOI: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch8

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology

How to Cite

Collected Reprint Series (1986) The “Physics” of Soil Water Physics, in 1986, Trends and Directions in Hydrology, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1002/9781118782088.ch8

Author Information

  1. Department of Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Riverside

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2014
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1986

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118786239

Online ISBN: 9781118782088

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Keywords:

  • Coupled flux equations;
  • Energy balance;
  • Heating flux;
  • Richards Equation;
  • Soil water physics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Beginnings of Soil Water Physics

  • The Energy Picture

  • Coupled Heating Flux and Water Flow

  • Four Fundamental Questions