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Sensors 2012, 12(10), 13545-13566; doi:10.3390/s121013545
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A TDR-Based Soil Moisture Monitoring System with Simultaneous Measurement of Soil Temperature and Electrical Conductivity

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Received: 16 July 2012; in revised form: 1 October 2012 / Accepted: 2 October 2012 / Published: 9 October 2012
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Abstract: Elements of design and a field application of a TDR-based soil moisture and electrical conductivity monitoring system are described with detailed presentation of the time delay units with a resolution of 10 ps. Other issues discussed include the temperature correction of the applied time delay units, battery supply characteristics and the measurement results from one of the installed ground measurement stations in the Polesie National Park in Poland.
Keywords: soil moisture; TDR technique; monitoring stations soil moisture; TDR technique; monitoring stations
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Skierucha, W.; Wilczek, A.; Szypłowska, A.; Sławiński, C.; Lamorski, K. A TDR-Based Soil Moisture Monitoring System with Simultaneous Measurement of Soil Temperature and Electrical Conductivity. Sensors 2012, 12, 13545-13566.

AMA Style

Skierucha W, Wilczek A, Szypłowska A, Sławiński C, Lamorski K. A TDR-Based Soil Moisture Monitoring System with Simultaneous Measurement of Soil Temperature and Electrical Conductivity. Sensors. 2012; 12(10):13545-13566.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Skierucha, Wojciech; Wilczek, Andrzej; Szypłowska, Agnieszka; Sławiński, Cezary; Lamorski, Krzysztof. 2012. "A TDR-Based Soil Moisture Monitoring System with Simultaneous Measurement of Soil Temperature and Electrical Conductivity." Sensors 12, no. 10: 13545-13566.


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