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Neutron Meter Calibration and Error Control
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Transactions of the ASAE. 27 (3): 0722-0728. (doi: 10.13031/2013.32860) @1984
Authors: Victor L. Hauser
ABSTRACT MODERN neutron meters reliably measure soil water content; however, good accuracy requires an understanding of theory, accurate calibration, and knowledge of possible errors. This paper summarizes the theory, explains the calibration of one depth moisture meter, presents a new method for near-surface calibration, and discusses sources for error.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)