Microwave Dielectric Constant Dependence on Soil Tension.
Final rept. 12 Aug 81-11 Aug 83,
KANSAS UNIV/CENTER FOR RESEARCH INC LAWRENCE REMOTE SENSING LAB
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The purpose of this research is to determine the microwave dielectric behavior of soil through a experimental measurements and b the development of theoretical models. To this end, dielectric measurements were made using waveguide and freespace transmission systems over the 1-2 GHz and the 4-18 GHz bands over a wide range of moisture for several soil types. The measured data were then used to a test existing theoretical models, b develop a new physical soil model, and c develop semi-empirical models. Author
- Soil Mechanics