Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Water Distribution in Reconstructed Soil of Nonmetal Mines and the Ecological Effect in Xinjiang, China

Table 1

Calibration equation of neutron probe in the soil.

Serial numberInstrument model of neutron probeDepth of measurement (cm)Calibration equation

1L-520D10θ = 7.12 + 49.61 × (R/)
230θ = 5.071 + 58.224 × (R/)
3≥40θ = −0.83 + 58.102 × (R/)

Θ, volumetric soil water content (%); R, average of neutron readings at different depths of soil (counts/s); , calibration number of neutron probe (counts/s).