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hydraulic conductivity
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
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
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/46277.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/46277
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
Spanish
conductividad hidráulica
Term Number
46277