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[[Category:Glossary]]  [[Category:Turf]] <br> 1. The degree to which the soil mass is permeated with pores or cavities. <br> 2. The characteristic of having air-filled spaces between the particles of soil, expressed as a percentage of the volume of soil not occupied by solid particles.<br> <br>
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1. The degree to which the soil mass is permeated with pores or cavities. <br>
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2. The characteristic of having air-filled spaces between the particles of soil, expressed as a percentage of the volume of soil not occupied by solid particles.<br>
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http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/images/pores_000.JPG
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Drawing of soil porosity.
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Source: http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/Porosity.htm

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1. The degree to which the soil mass is permeated with pores or cavities.

2. The characteristic of having air-filled spaces between the particles of soil, expressed as a percentage of the volume of soil not occupied by solid particles.


pores_000.JPG

Drawing of soil porosity.

Source: http://techalive.mtu.edu/meec/module06/Porosity.htm