Experiment described in Jury et al. (1991) (A), Simulations  (with a period of 7 hours) obtained with two models in the same conditions as the ones imposed in the experiment apparatus: MOHID (B) and HYDRUS2D (C)

Left side  (A1, B1, C1): silt-loam soil with a clay layer

Right side  (A2, B2, C2): silt-loam soil with a sand layer

The colours and isolines represent the water content of the soil.

 

A1

A2

B1

B2

C1

C2

 

 

Hydraulic properties in cm/day

 

 

qr

qs

Alfa

N

K

L

 

qr

qs

Alfa

N

K

L

Soil

0.067

0.45

0.02

1.41

21.6

0.5

Soil

0.067

0.45

0.02

1.41

21.6

0.5

Sand

0.045

0.43

0.145

2.68

712.8

0.5

Clay

0.068

0.38

0.008

1.09

4.8

0.5