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infiltration (hydrology)
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The movement of water into the soil through pores or other openings, connoting flow into a soil in contradistinction to the word percolation which connotes flow through a soil.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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Used For
percolation (hydrology)
Broader Term
hydrology
Related Term
Green-Ampt equation
infiltration rate
infiltrometers
Richards' equation
Spanish
infiltración (hidrología)
Term Number
43847