Table 3: Akaike weights and evidence ratios for the soil water retention models.

derivation
 Model
Akaike weightaEvidence ratiobRank

Absent
 CA0.1431.44
Measured
 BC0.01513.29
 VG50.00635.910
 VG40.01811.48
 TA0.00067, 045.116
 RU0.00019, 531.615
Modified
 BC0.2031.01
 VG50.0752.76
 VG40.1691.23
 TA0.00285.312
 RU0.00372.211
Estimated
 BC0.1721.22
 VG50.0633.17
 VG40.1321.55
 TA0.00010, 542.014
 RU0.0005, 323.013

weight is based on average AIC value across all hillslope positions.
bEvidence ratio is based on from average AIC values, where model is the best-fitting model (BC model with modified ), and indexes the remaining models in the set.