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Porous cup lysimeters with ceramic head

Porous cup PVC lysimeter of 50 cm long and ending with a « P80 » ceramic head of 2 cm diameter, able to filter water flow through 1 µm pores.

In our setup, they are buried at 20, 45 and 90 cm depths and connected to vacuum pumps through Polyethylene tubes.

Porous cup and ceramic head details