An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you're on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser's address (or "location") bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that's been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted - in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Thesaurus Search Results

soil water regimes
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
The presence or absence either of ground water or of plant available water (i.e., water held at a tension of less than 1500 kPa) in the soil or in specific horizons during periods of the year. A generally accepted classification of soil moisture regimes from wet to dry includes aquic, udic, ustic, aridic, and xeric.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
Persistent URI:
Used For
soil moisture regimes
Broader Term
soil physics
Narrower Term
aquic regimes
aridic regimes
drained conditions
flooded conditions
irrigated conditions
poorly drained soils
saturated conditions
udic regimes
unsaturated conditions
ustic regimes
wet-dry cycles
xeric regimes
Related Term
dry environmental conditions
plant available water
soil water
wet environmental conditions
regímenes hídricos del suelo
Term Number