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The reproducibility, the small scale as well as the large scale variability of137Cs extracted sequentially from the soil by using a modified Tessier procedure was investigated at several grassland sites in Bavaria/Germany and in the Chemobyl area. Because undisturbed grassland soils are never homogeneous with respect to their soil properties, all sequential extractions at the German sites were carried out at each plot separately for different soil layers (e.g., 0–2, 2–5, 5–10, 10–15, 15–20 and 20–30 cm). The results show that the coefficients of variation (CV) for the reproducibility of the extraction procedure for137Cs was (with some exceptions) around 10–20% for all fractions. For the small scale variability of137Cs (samples within an area of 10×10m2) the values for theCV were (again with a few exceptions) in the same range. Compared to that, the large scale variability of extractable137Cs (random soil samples within an area of 100×200 km2) was higher for all fractions, even though only moderately. The implications of these results with respect to a sampling design are discussed.

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properties on the spatial variability of soil water content: evidence from sensor network data and inverse modeling Vadose Zone Journal . 13 . ( 12 ) 112 . doi: 10.2136/vzj2014.07.0099 Q u

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The extent of soil erosion in some Spanish semiarid regions has caused great concern regarding the sustainability of soil resources. Accelerated soil erosion, particularly in some Mediterranean areas, is likely to be one of the main environmental problems associated with climate change. Fallout 137Cs has been shown to provide a reliable basis for assessing soil erosion rates in different environments around the world. However, existing information concerning the spatial variation of 137Cs inventories at reference sites has identified a need for further investigation of the factors affecting their spatial variability in semiarid environments, where stony and skeletal soils are predominant. Reference sites at three locations in the central Ebro valley were selected to investigate the 137Cs content of several grain size fractions. Each site included both natural vegetated conditions and cultivated land and the three sites were characterized by different values of mean annual rainfall. The results obtained demonstrate the influence of lithology, land use and climate on the spatial variability of 137Cs inventories that increase from 1190, to 1500 and 1710 Bq·m−2 with increasing annual rainfall values from 300 to 500 mm at the study sites. The soils on marls at the Valareña site had the highest proportion of 137Cs in the coarse fractions of cultivated soils (12%) in comparison with soils developed on limestones at Loma Negra (5%), whereas no 137Cs content was found in the coarse fractions of soils on glacis-terrace materials at Peñaflor. The 137Cs reference inventories are higher in soils on marls and sands at cultivated locations at Valareña and Peñaflor, but have similar values in soils at cultivated and uncultivated locations on limestones at Loma Negra. Therefore, in absence of level undisturbed soils with natural vegetation cover, cultivated flat soils on hard rocks could provide reliable reference inventories.

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Csillag, F., Kertész, M. & Kummert, Á. , 1996. Sampling and mapping of heterogeneous surfaces: multi-resolution tiling adjusted to spatial variability. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 10 .(7) 851

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Our data verified the relationship between meteorological factors and the fluctuation of the groundwater level. The rate of evaporation dominantly affected the rise and depth of the groundwater level. It is characteristic for the study site that there is an inverse relationship between the elevation of the groundwater observation wells and the depth of groundwater, and the difference between the levels of groundwater in the separate wells reflected the differences in the elevation between the wells. Our observations refuted our previous assumptions, as in the wells not only the concentration of salts changed but also the chemical type of the water. This can be attributed with great probability to the lateral flow of the groundwater, which is caused by the vertical fluctuation, but can be caused by other geological factors as well. We reached the conclusion that the vertical and sometimes lateral movement of the groundwater affects the development of soils in a given area. It means that the reason behind the mosaic-like appearance of the soil cover of a given area can be searched in the local differences of the chemical composition of the groundwater, which is a major factor of the spatial variability of the salt accumulation of soils. The observations and analytical results point to that the soils of the study site have developed under the effect of fluctuating groundwater and the elevation is a dominant factor of the spatial variability of the soil salt accumulation. The level of groundwater, the flow of groundwater and its composition show relationship with the surface elevation, and their effect is modified by the geological stratification, which results in a variable appearance of soil salt accumulation and native vegetation.

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. BÁRDOSSY, GY. , 2006 . Geologic and geostatistical evaluation of spatial variability . Acta Geologica Hungarica . 49 . 89 – 101 . B OURENNANE

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A talaj N-szolgáltató képessége és az elérhető termés – többek között – függ a 0,01 M CaCl2-oldható szerves N-frakció mennyiségétől. Jelen tanulmányban vizsgáltuk, hogy a növényi kondíció és a termés hogyan változik a táblán belül egy heterogén növényállományban, és milyen összefüggésben van a 0,01 M CaCl2-oldható szerves N-frakció mennyiségével. Egy 10,4 hektáros mintaterületről növénymagasság térképet készítettünk, majd a különböző magasságú állományrészekben több ismétlésben mintavételi pontokat jelöltünk ki. Mintavételi pontonként termés- és talajmintákat vettünk. A mérési eredmények alapján megállapítottuk, hogy a termés, a levelek SPAD-értéke és a talajban lévő 0,01 M CaCl2-oldható szerves N-frakció mennyisége a növénymagasság növekedésével nőtt, míg a termésben jelentkező heterogenitás csökkent. Megállapítottuk, hogy a növényállomány heterogenitásában szerepet játszhat a 0,01 M CaCl2-oldható szerves N-frakció mennyiségének területi variabilitása is. A termés becsülhető a 0,01 M CaCl2-oldható szerves N-frakció mennyisége és a termés közötti összefüggést kifejező regressziós egyenletek alapján, viszont a becslés pontossága a különböző kondíciójú állományrészekben eltérő.

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A talaj elektromos vezetőképessége és a termőhelyi zónák talajtulajdonságai közötti összefüggések

Correlations between soil conductivity and soil properties of crop management zones

Agrokémia és Talajtan
Authors: Kocsis Mihály, Menyhárt László, Benő András És, and hermann Tamás

. http://ikr.hu/tudastar_gabonaterm_ml.php Melchiori , P. Z . , 2002 . Spatial Variability Of Wheat Yield, Association With Edaphic Parameters And Assessment Of Application Of Nitrogen For Specific Sites. Thesis For Master Of Science Degree . National

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. Proc. 39. 755–763. Farkas , Cs . & Rajkai , K., 2002.Moisture regime with respect to spatial variability of soil hydraulic properties. Agrokémia és Talajtan. 51. 7

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