ISO 16586:2003 Preview

Soil quality -- Determination of soil water content as a volume fraction on the basis of known dry bulk density -- Gravimetric method

ISO 16586:2003 specifies a method for the gravimetric determination of soil water content as a volume fraction on the basis of the ratio of measured water content mass to known dry bulk density.

ISO 16586:2003 is applicable to all types of non-swelling or non-shrinking soils. It is used as a reference method (e.g. the calibration of indirect methods for determination of water content).


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2003-04
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 7
  • :
    ISO/TC 190
    Soil quality
  • 13.080.40
    Hydrological properties of soils

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