Soil porosity

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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.


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Drawing of soil porosity.

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