publication . Research . 1999

Water Table Recession in Subsurface Drained Soils

Moustafa, Mahmoud Mohamed; Yomota, Atsushi;
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  • Published: 26 Feb 1999 Journal: 岡山大学環境理工学部研究報告, volume 4, issue 1, pages 119-130 (issn: 1341-9099, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: 岡山大学環境理工学部
Theoretical drainage equations are intensively tested in many parts of humid and arid regions and are commonly used in drainage design. However, this is still a great concern in Japan as the drainage design is exclusively based on local experiences and empirical basis. There is a need therefore to evaluate the theoretical drainage equations under Japanese field conditions to recommend equations for design of subsurface drainage systems. This was the main motivation for this study. While drainage requirements of different crops are difficult to define quantiatively, adequate drainage can probably be provided by designing for a given water table recession rate. Th...
free text keywords: Simulation, Soil parameters, Subsurface drainage, Water table
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