The Current Status of Pedotransfer Functions: Their Accuracy, Reliability, and Utility in Field- and Regional-Scale Modeling

  1. Dennis L. Corwin,
  2. Keith Loague and
  3. Timothy R. Ellsworth
  1. Yakov A. Pachepsky1,
  2. Walter J. Rawls2 and
  3. Dennis J. Timlin3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM108p0223

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

How to Cite

Pachepsky, Y. A., Rawls, W. J. and Timlin, D. J. (2013) The Current Status of Pedotransfer Functions: Their Accuracy, Reliability, and Utility in Field- and Regional-Scale Modeling, in Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone (eds D. L. Corwin, K. Loague and T. R. Ellsworth), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM108p0223

Author Information

  1. 1

    USDA-ARS, Remote Sensing and Modeling Laboratory, Beltsville, MD Duke University Phytotron, Duke University, Durham, NC

  2. 2

    USDA-ARS, Hydrology Laboratory, Beltsville, MD

  3. 3

    USDA-ARS, Remote Sensing and Modeling Laboratory, Beltsville, MD

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900919

Online ISBN: 9781118664698

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Keywords:

  • Groundwater—Pollution—Computer Simulation;
  • Nonpoint source pollution—Computer Simulation;
  • Zone of aeration—Computer Simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Accuracy of Pedotransfer Functions

  • Reliability of Pedotransfer Functions

  • Utility of Pedotransfer Functions

  • Future Research Needs