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hydraulic conductivity
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
The capacity of a rock to transmit water. It is expressed as the volume of water at the existing kinematic viscosity that will move in unit time under a unit hydraulic gradient through a unit area measured at right angles to the direction of flow.
Definition Source
USGS, Glossary
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Used For
hydraulic conductance
Broader Term
hydrologic data
soil hydraulic properties
Narrower Term
saturated hydraulic conductivity
unsaturated hydraulic conductivity
Related Term
hydraulic head
sodium adsorption ratio
conductividad hidráulica
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